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Les rivières pourpres 2 - Les anges de l'apocalypse (2004)

Pierre Niemans faces the threat of the apocalypse while investigating a series of ritual murders.

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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

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


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

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18 February 2004 (France)  »

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Crimson Rivers: Angels of the Apocalypse  »

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€30,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,025,280 (France), 20 February 2004
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The guns used by the main characters in this film are: Niemans (Jean Reno): Taurus PT 99 Reda (Benoît Magimel): HK P2000 Marie (Camille Natta): Ruger SP 101 See more »

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In the scene where Reno get hit, there is a close up view on the machine gun feed belt where we can clearly see that it's blank ammunition they are firing on 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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Performed by The Stooges
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Gothic visuals, intense set-pieces, but the film lacks heart and soul
14 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

CRIMSON RIVERS II: ANGELS OF THE APOCALYPSE (Les Rivières Pourpres II: Les Anges de l'Apocalypse)

Aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Sound formats: Dolby Digital / DTS

Whilst investigating a bizarre murder inside an ancient monastery, two detectives (Jean Reno and Benoît Magimel) stumble on a series of killings related to a mysterious cult and its charismatic leader (Christopher Lee).

Olivier Dahan's stylish sequel sacrifices the original film's emotional content for a series of intense set-pieces, which mutes the intended effect. The visceral impact is formidable, and the Gothic visuals are a treat, but it fails to work on anything but the most superficial level, and Reno seems to be coasting on auto-pilot. Magimot is one of France's sexiest and most talented young actors, and he steals the film from his high-profile co-stars, though Lee is given little to do, and his presence fails to ignite the expected sparks. Excellent makeup and visual effects.

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