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The Prey (2011)
"La proie" (original title)

 -  Action | Crime | Thriller  -  7 June 2013 (USA)
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A bank robber tries to escape prison in an attempt to keep his family safe from his former cell mate. A remake of the French film, 'The Prey'.

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Franck Adrien
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Claire Linné
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Jean-Louis Maurel
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Manuel Carrega
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Christine Maurel
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Lafay
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Lucciani
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Anna Adrien
Lucien Jean-Baptiste ...
Alex
Jean-Marie Winling ...
Robert Pascaud
Yves Verhoeven ...
Brice, le maton
Claire Bouanich ...
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Novick
Yves Girard ...
Manzon
Patrick Steltzer ...
Costa
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Bankrobber Franck Adrien serves a prison sentence after successfully robbing a national bank, but before he gets caught he manages to hide the money and it's not just police that are looking for the money. His cellmate is Jean-Louis Maurel who is suspected rapist/child molester but he claims his innocence and the court finds him not guilty, Maurel promises to look after Franck Adriens family when Maurel gets out. But one day, a man called Manuel Carrega tells Franck Adrien that Jean-Louis Maurel is suspected serial killer and that Franck Adriens family might be in danger. Franck Adrien escapes from prison and police officer Claire Linné and her team takes up the chase. Written by curtherzstark

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€9,700,000 (estimated)

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$6,310 (USA) (7 June 2013)

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$6,310 (USA) (7 June 2013)
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Model cop
16 August 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

French thriller that moves right along, incrementally closing down your brain as it does so. Albert Dupontel has the face to makes it work as a con on the lam but he's undermined by his nemesis - lady cop Alice Taglioni who looks likes she's just stepped off the catwalk. Her long, luxuriant arms look like they wouldn't trouble a fly of average strength but here they're knocking perps flat out. Even for the French, this is a bit de trop. The rest of the cast are the real deal with everyone playing their part to the hilt. It also looks good and the endless chases are well executed but in most aspects it's blown away by French TV cop shows like Spiral.


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