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The Return of James Battle (2004)

Atomik Circus - Le retour de James Bataille (original title)
James Bataille escapes from prison to find his fiancée Concia. But on his return, octopussy like aliens come to play bloody spoilsport. After lucky battle James and Concia escape to parallel world.

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Jean-Phillippe Dugand, Marie Garel-Weiss (as Marie Garrel Weiss) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vanessa Paradis ... Concia
Jason Flemyng ... James Bataille
Benoît Poelvoorde ... Allan Chiasse
Jean-Pierre Marielle ... Bosco
Venantino Venantini ... Matt Kelso
Vincent Tavier Vincent Tavier ... Chef Brody
Bouli Lanners ... Chip
Jacky Lambert Jacky Lambert ... Dips
Dominique Bettenfeld ... Peter Cheval
Mar Sodupe ... Kitty
Vincent Belorgey Vincent Belorgey ... Boon / Ricardo Bello-Radio Skotlett
Daniel Cohen Daniel Cohen ... Peintre
Gaëtan Chataigner Gaëtan Chataigner ... Un membre des Perros Negros
Federico Pellegrini Federico Pellegrini ... Un membre des Perros Negros / Le narrateur
Stéphane Louvain Stéphane Louvain ... Un membre des Perros Negros
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James Bataille escapes from prison to find his fiancée Concia. But on his return, octopussy like aliens come to play bloody spoilsport. After lucky battle James and Concia escape to parallel world.

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Language:

French

Release Date:

21 July 2004 (France) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$263,261 (France), 30 July 2004
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Stuart Townsend was originally cast in Jason Flemyng's part. See more »

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*Not* the new family oriented comedy with B. Poelvoorde
11 August 2004 | by ambydupuisSee all my reviews

Well the only problem of this movie is the marketing campaign, it has been sold as the latest comedy in town, and it is one of the first gore Z-rated movie in a very long time.

Compare it to Bad Taste, any horror flick from the 50's, or eventually to a Troma movie (there is nothing like lesbian-vampire-sex scene in this one). If you like those things, you'll agree that while this movie does not renew the genre and is only a sort of modern version of those oldies, we haven't seen this kind of things since the mid-eighties.

Amazing that someone financed this stuff in 2004 (but rumors say that producers signed the contract based on the actors and did not read the first drafts...)

10/10 !


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