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Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)

Les rivières pourpres 2 - Les anges de l'apocalypse (original title)
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Pierre Niemans faces the threat of the apocalypse while investigating a series of ritual murders.

Director:

Olivier Dahan

Writers:

Luc Besson, Jean-Christophe Grangé (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Reno ... Pierre Niemans
Benoît Magimel ... Reda
Christopher Lee ... Heinrich von Garten
Camille Natta ... Marie
Johnny Hallyday ... L'ermite borgne
Gabrielle Lazure ... La femme de Philippe
Augustin Legrand Augustin Legrand ... Jésus
Serge Riaboukine ... Père Vincent
André Penvern ... Père Dominique
Francis Renaud ... Flic Reda #1
David Saracino David Saracino ... Flic Reda #2
Michaël Abiteboul Michaël Abiteboul ... Flic #1
Eriq Ebouaney ... Flic #2
Jo Prestia ... Emilio
Cyril Raffaelli ... Prêtre tueur
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Storyline

Chief Niemans is investigating a series of ritual murders: The victims are crucified. He teams up with young officer Reda, who gets embroiled after a man dressed as a monk tries to kill a confused guy Reda picked up on the street. Together with a specialist on christian mythology they uncover a mysterious group called "Angels of the Apokalypse". Written by kaeng

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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An unholy crime... An unstoppable killer... Caught in a deadly tide.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

The guns used by the main characters in this movie are: Niemans (Jean Reno): Taurus PT 99 Reda (Benoît Magimel): HK P2000 Marie (Camille Natta): Ruger SP 101. See more »

Goofs

The shadow of boom mic is visible just after the army go to the monastery, at the bottom left corner, in the forest. See more »

Quotes

Reda: You still never told me.
Commissaire Niemans: What?
Reda: The name of your dog.
Commissaire Niemans: I found an interesting name, a dangerous dog's name.
Reda: For a Yorkshire?
Commissaire Niemans: Yes, I called him... Reda!
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Connections

References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wanna Be Your Dog
Performed by The Stooges
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The first was better
31 October 2004 | by Luigi Di PillaSee all my reviews

Rivières Pourpres 1 was better than 2 because in the first there were much more suspense elements. Here we come quick to the action and so surprises were limited in this average story. It's no doubt a fast paced mystery thriller with lots of special and sound effects. There is a scene that is better than Spiderman. The soundtrack is very strong. The setting places of the monastery or the Ligne Maginot were nice shot. Jean Reno made a solid job in his part as the cop Niemans and cool role of the horror legend Christopher Lee. Don't expect a top thriller but if you want to spend an entertaining evening this one works. Fortunately it's not too long. Will they decide to make part 3? I have some doubts. For these reasons our vote is 6/10.


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Details

Country:

France | Italy | UK

Language:

French | German | Italian

Release Date:

18 February 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Crimson Rivers: Angels of the Apocalypse See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,376, 6 September 2004

Gross USA:

$152,148

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,152,148
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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