5.2/10
1,170
21 user 9 critic

The Red Siren (2002)

La sirène rouge (original title)
Trailer
2:18 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

A 12 y.o. girl reports her powerful mom to the police for having killed the nanny. She runs away and is helped by an ex-soldier/assassin to find her dad in Portugal while the mom has her people try prevent this. Shooting follows.

Director:

Olivier Megaton
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Antoine is a social wannabe who drops an elusive aristocrat's name to get into an exclusive party. The name - Jordan - gets him whisked by two burly bodyguards into the office of the host, ... See full summary »

Director: Antoine de Caunes
Stars: Guillaume Canet, Asia Argento, Gérard Lanvin
Ginostra (2002)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

An F.B.I. Agent from America and his bride and young child travel to the Sicilian island of Ginostra, to solve the murder of a key witness.

Director: Manuel Pradal
Stars: Harvey Keitel, Andie MacDowell, Francesca Neri
Exit I (2000)
Sci-Fi | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A mentally unstable man who doesn't have a firm grip on reality must investigate whether or not he's a serial killer.

Director: Olivier Megaton
Stars: Patrick Fontana, Féodor Atkine, Manuel Blanc
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Viola is a first time bank robber. She gets into a camper while trying to escape from the police. There are three teenagers in the camper and she convince them to help her to get into ... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Veronesi
Stars: Asia Argento, Massimo Ceccherini, Valerio Mastandrea
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In Rome, Cora is a waitress at a club, walks people's dogs, sleeps with various men, kips with pals, and has a salty tongue. She also has a bruised history: her mother's suicide, her ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Del Monte
Stars: Michel Piccoli, Asia Argento, Lino Capolicchio
B. Monkey (1998)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young woman attempts to end her criminal career. But she needs love to make it.

Director: Michael Radford
Stars: Asia Argento, Jared Harris, Rupert Everett
The Keeper (2004)
Crime | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When an apparently exemplary cop abducts and secretly imprisons a beautiful dancer, a deadly battle of wills between captor and captive ensues.

Director: Paul Lynch
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Asia Argento, Helen Shaver
Boarding Gate (2007)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An Italian woman who lives in London has a passionate affair with a former financial big gun. She also had a second lover, a contract killer who has to kill the big gun. Her second lover's ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Assayas
Stars: Asia Argento, Michael Madsen, Kelly Lin
Transylvania (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Zingarina, who is two-month pregnant, travels from France to Transylvania with her friend Marie to seek out her lover Milan Agustin that was deported from France. They hire the guide and ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Gatlif
Stars: Asia Argento, Amira Casar, Birol Ünel
Isole (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ivan is desperate for employment. One day his search takes him to a nearby island, where he finds himself stranded, penniless and unable to make his way back home to the dingy apartment he ... See full summary »

Director: Stefano Chiantini
Stars: Asia Argento, Giorgio Colangeli, Anna Ferruzzo
Diamant 13 (2009)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.

Director: Gilles Béhat
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Olivier Marchal, Asia Argento
Go Go Tales (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A screwball comedy centered on a Manhattan go-go dancing club, where a financial struggle between the owner, his accountant and his silent partner brother threatens the business's future.

Director: Abel Ferrara
Stars: Willem Dafoe, Bob Hoskins, Matthew Modine
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Jean-Marc Barr ... Hugo Cornelius Toorop
Asia Argento ... Anita
Frances Barber ... Eva
Andrew Tiernan ... Koesler
Alexandra Negrão Alexandra Negrão ... Alice
Edouard Montoute ... Oliveira
Vernon Dobtcheff ... Vitali
Johan Leysen ... Travis
Jean-Christophe Bouvet ... Lucas
Carlo Brandt Carlo Brandt ... Vondt
François Levantal François Levantal ... Sorvan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rui Alves Rui Alves
Manuel Antunes Manuel Antunes
Dominique Bettenfeld ... Mitja
Antonio Calpi Antonio Calpi
Edit

Storyline

Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal. The police believe he is dead and that Alice is in denial. Nonetheless, they dispatch Anita, an Italian police officer on loan to the French, to find Alice and bring her back. Meanwhile, Eva has launched her own paramilitary force to hunt for Alice, and Alice has found a protector in Hugo, an ex-soldier turned hit man and gang member. He promises to get her to her father. All roads lead to a small town on the Portuguese coast. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Thriller | Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

France

Language:

French | English | Portuguese

Release Date:

21 August 2002 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Red Siren See more »

Filming Locations:

Carrasqueira, Portugal See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jean-Marc Barr's character is none other than Hugo Toorop, the character played by Vin Diesel in Babylon A.D. See more »

Goofs

When Alice fires her handgun (a semi-automatic) even tho shot in slow-motion, the slide doesn't move back. This is a simple identifiable function of this sort of weapon which is shot in slow-mo intentionally in many other films for it's dramatic effect. Instead, Alice jerks the weapon back as if it were fired, and the target is magically struck by a bullet that could not have come from Alice's gun. See more »

Quotes

Travis: [to her mother] If you love her, leave her with me.
See more »

Connections

Followed by Babylon A.D. (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
OK thriller
28 May 2003 | by jhs39See all my reviews

Euro thriller is flawed but mostly entertaining. Casting is a typical Euro-pudding mish-mash of international actors and varying accents, with some actors obviously and not particularly well-dubbed. Asia Argento at least does her own dialogue, but some of the voice actors here are stiff enough to be distracting, particularly the girl, who never really generates much sympathy since her line readings have all the emotion of a bored child in language class. The central relationship between the good-hearted mercenary and the girl on the run from men with guns is highly reminiscent of Leon, but without any of the chemistry. Like most European films shot in English the script suffers from frequent, occasionally laughable tin ear for the language. On the plus side the movie is quite stylish and the suspense set pieces are well-constructed and mostly quite effective. On the whole I would recommend this one, but with a more competent English language rewrite and a cast that actually could speak the language, this might have been a far better film.


3 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 21 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed