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3 hommes à abattre (1980)

A man is pursued by killers after helping someone at a car crash.

Director:

Jacques Deray

Writers:

Jean-Patrick Manchette (novel), Alain Delon (adaptation) (as A. Delon) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alain Delon ... Michel Gerfaut
Dalila Di Lazzaro ... Béa
Michel Auclair ... Leprince
Pascale Roberts ... Mme Borel
Lyne Chardonnet Lyne Chardonnet ... L'infirmière au dossier
Jean-Pierre Darras ... Chocard
Bernard Le Coq Bernard Le Coq ... Gassowitz
François Perrot ... Etienne Germer
André Falcon André Falcon ... Jacques Mouzon
Féodor Atkine ... Leblanc
Yvan Tanguy Yvan Tanguy
Peter Bonke Peter Bonke ... Bastien
Daniel Breton Daniel Breton ... Carlo
Christian Barbier Christian Barbier ... Liethard
Simone Renant ... Mme. Gerfaut
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A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a potential witness. Soon they are killing everyone he even comes in contact with in order to get him. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

31 October 1980 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Three Men to Kill See more »

Filming Locations:

Trouville, Calvados, France See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Better then average eurocrimi with Delon in good form.
11 February 2003 | by SorsimusSee all my reviews

A better- than- routine French crime flick, with Alain Delon as "the wrong man in the wrong place" getting accidentally mixed up with arms dealers.

Typically convincing effort from Delon, nice pessimistic atmosphere and strangely surprising ending make this one a treat for eurocrimi fans.

Includes some brief nudity and "unnecessarily" graphic violence for the viewers pleasure, too. Not a masterpiece, but entertaining, nevertheless...

Released on video in Finland in the early eighties.


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