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The Adventurers (2017)

Xia dao lian meng (original title)
The world's top thieves join forces to pull off the heist of a lifetime. But when they find themselves pursued across Europe by a legendary French detective, they'll have to take their game to the next level.

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Stephen Fung

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Lau ... Dan Zhang
Qi Shu ... Red Ye
Jingchu Zhang ... Amber Li
Tony Yo-ning Yang ... Po Chen
Jean Reno ... Pierre Bissette
Eric Tsang ... King Kong
Yi Sha ... Charlie Law
Tianyi You Tianyi You ... Tingting (as You Tianyi)
Yiqun Zhang Yiqun Zhang ... Lao Mo
Gen Seto ... Wolanyk
Karel Dobrý ... Yelyuk (The Buyer)
Martin Semerád Martin Semerád ... Eastern European Boy (Yelyuk's brother)
Seam Turay Seam Turay ... Prison Guard
Eva Larvoire Eva Larvoire ... French Policewoman
Wonjin Hahn ... Lin (Chinese Suspect)
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Storyline

Infamous thief Cheung Tan has recently been released from prison. Soon after his release, Cheung immediately plots a heist with his partners Xiao Bao and Ye Hong in order to steal precious jewels in Europe. Meanwhile, French detective Pierre has been hot on Cheung's trails for many years. This time, he decides to capture Cheung and his gang of thieves for good.

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Chinese | English | French | Russian

Release Date:

18 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventurers See more »

Filming Locations:

Cannes, France See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$68,614, 20 August 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$216,556, 28 September 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,000,000, 28 September 2017
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2.35 : 1
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It's good to be free...
1 February 2019 | by lojitsuSee all my reviews

Here's The Lowedown on "The Adventurers" (NR - 2017 - China)...It's good to be free.

Genre: Action/Heist My Score: 6.7

Cast=8 Acting=8 Plot=7 Ending=8 Story=5 Violent=5 Pace=4 F/X=7 Heist=8 Chem=7

The world's top thieves join forces to pull off the heist of a lifetime. But when they find themselves pursued across Europe by a legendary French detective, they'll have to take their game to the next level.

"Just because you're out of prison doesn't mean you're really free." This was a pretty solid heist movie with a good cast. I had some pace issues in the middle and it had a strange half Mandarin / half English dialogue. I think they could have shaved about 10 minutes out of the middle and the pace would be better. It was still a fun movie, just not quite as much as I hoped.


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