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The Bouncer (2018)

Lukas (original title)
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A nightclub bouncer in his fifties who's taken punches, literally and figuratively, struggles to raise his 8-year-old daughter.

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Julien Leclercq

Writer:

Jérémie Guez (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Lukas
Sami Bouajila ... Maxim Zeroual
Sveva Alviti ... Lisa Zaccherini
Sam Louwyck Sam Louwyck ... Jan Dekkers
Kevin Janssens ... Geert
Kaaris Kaaris ... Omar
Alice Verset Alice Verset ... Sarah
Dimitri 'Vegas' Thivaios ... Agresseur boîte de nuit
Damien Buffard Damien Buffard ... Chimiste hollandais
Maria Bortot Maria Bortot ... Institutrice de Sarah
Manou Kersting ... Intermédiaire antiquaire
Eric Castex Eric Castex ... Homme de main Zeroual
Carlos Schram Carlos Schram ... Homme Zeroual 2
Olivier Prémel Olivier Prémel ... Homme Zeroual 3
Laurent D'Elia Laurent D'Elia ... Patron night-club
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A nightclub bouncer in his fifties who's taken punches, literally and figuratively, struggles to raise his 8-year-old daughter.

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Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity/sexuality | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Language:

French | English

Release Date:

22 August 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$272,817 (France), 24 September 2018, Limited Release
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Runtime:

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The bulge in the head of Van Damme, which often distracts the spectators, is intelligently enhanced together with a wound that the character suffers at the beginning. See more »

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Nice surprise
4 January 2019 | by ozsudSee all my reviews

Jean Claude is at his best here. It's good to see him working with professionals, cameramen, actors, producers. You can see here the true Van damme, the character is well played , acting, action, father, old timer, it's all there. Hope we see more of this. Sometimes slow (like French cinema) but overall, I had a great time


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