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Michel Vaillant (2003)

Fearless racer Michel Vaillant attempts to win "24 Hours of Le Mans", the famous highly challenging and prestigious annual endurance race that lasts one whole day.

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Jean Graton (comic books), Philippe Graton (comic books) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sagamore Stévenin Sagamore Stévenin ... Michel Vaillant
Peter Youngblood Hills ... Steve Warson
Jean-Pierre Cassel ... Henri Vaillant
Diane Kruger ... Julie Wood
Béatrice Agenin Béatrice Agenin ... Élisabeth Vaillant
Lisa Barbuscia ... Ruth Wong
Philippe Bas Philippe Bas ... Jean-Pierre Vaillant
Stefano Cassetti ... Giulio Cavallo
Philippe Lellouche ... José
François Levantal François Levantal ... Bob Cramer
Agathe de La Boulaye ... Gabrielle Spangenberg
Stéphane Metzger Stéphane Metzger ... Dan Hawkins
Scott Thrun Scott Thrun ... David Dougherty
Gary Cowan Gary Cowan ... Payntor
Lisa Couvelaire Lisa Couvelaire ... Natasha
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Fearless racer Michel Vaillant attempts to win "24 Hours of Le Mans", the famous highly challenging and prestigious annual endurance race that lasts one whole day.

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Action | Sport

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

19 November 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

24 Horas al Límite: Velocidad Extrema. La leyenda de Michel Vaillant See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€22,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,662,374 (France), 21 November 2003
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Dolby Digital EX | DTS-ES

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The character Michael Vaillant started in 1957 as a series of comics by French author Jean Graton, later continued by his son Philippe Graton. It was also adapted into television series and several animated pictures. See more »

Goofs

When David crashes, the side window on the driver's side is smashed. Just before the car explodes, the window can be seen intact. See more »

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Referenced in Caché (2005) See more »

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Might I disagree?
23 February 2004 | by DockelektroSee all my reviews

Well, ok, it's no masterpiece, but I seem to be the only person here that took some enjoyment from it. The comics in which the movie was inspired are not there, I agree, but when you accept it like another movie and not an adaptation, you'll probably like it. See it for the sheer pleasure of seeing a racing competition and a great display of technical achievements, and you won't come out disappointed. This is one of those movies that don't bear a close scrutiny, but that's not the reason why they made it. Good to know that at least it's entertaining, and has some feeling. Sometimes only that makes it worth while.


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