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

Connections

Featured in Vanessa Paradis: Ma pétroleuse (2004) See more »

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just a pure delight
3 August 2004 | by valerie-chevrotSee all my reviews

The finest genre-blend ever. An insane (in the best sense of this word) sci-fi / comedy / gore / (and more ) B movie. Both strong visual mastery and amazing human character in every shots. It is something totally new even if a lot of components are very familiar (jut like Tarantino's kill bill).

The highly inventive rock'n roll soundtrack is gorgeous. This film is so creative that you could discover new pleasures even after 100 screening...

It is just a pure delight from the first to the last frame.


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Release Date:

21 July 2004 (France) See more »

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Budget:

EUR16,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,540,614
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