Exciting films by Luc Besson for compulsory viewing
Luc Besson - one of the most successful filmmakers and producers of our time working in different genres. In his account of the film 152, including many spectacular and action-packed films. We present you with a list of the most dynamic films by Luc Besson, who looks at one go.
Hostage / Taken (2007)
Former special agent Bryan Mills left the dangerous work and trying to catch up in a relationship with his daughter. After learning about her plans to go to Paris, he is opposed to this trip. Brian believes that such a trip could be risky, because the pretty girls always attract attention. Taking with her daughter promise that it will report on every step, he agrees.
But his father's fears were not unfounded. In Paris, Kim, along with a close friend gets in trouble: girls takes a hostage criminal group. Now Mills should remember all that he did in the service. After all, he had to confront the criminals alone. Does Brian have time to save his daughter and her girlfriend? And the end is a "private mission" for him?
Starring: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Olivier Rabourdin, Leland Orser, Xander Berkeley, Holly Valance, John Grayz David Uorshofski, Gérard Watkins.
Film Rating: IMDb - 7, 9, "kinopoisk" - 7, 95.
Colombiana / Colombiana (2011)
Cat was only ten when her eyes the unknown brutally murdered her parents. The girl managed to escape from the bandits and find shelter in Chicago with his uncle. There she perfectly masters the art hitman to avenge their oppressors. Kat is determined to revenge, she wants to punish the villains who have taken from her the most precious childhood and parents. 15 years have passed. Start Search, the main character is convinced that all the threads of crime lead to a drug lord named Don Luis. Now, his hours are numbered ...
Starring: Zoe Saldana, Jordi Moglia, Lennie James, Amandla Stenberg, Michael Vartan, Cliff Curtis, Beto Benites, Jesse Borrego, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Angel Garnitsa.
Film Rating: IMDb - 6, 4, "kinopoisk" - 6, 6.
Carrier / The Transporter (2002)
A former paratrooper Frank Martin does his own small business - is carrying any cargo on the French Mediterranean, and does its job quickly and efficiently. Its success - in strict compliance with the three rules: number one - never change the terms of the transaction, the number two - no names, number three - never look into the luggage. But one day he had to violate one of these rules. Frank looked at the luggage and saw a beautiful Chinese woman, who, as it turned out, has a technique of martial arts and also is the daughter of the mafia. From that moment they are waiting for the chase, traps and secrets.
Starring: Jason Staten, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze, François Berléand, Ric Young, Doug Rand, Didier September Meulen, Tony Deskanvell Lauren Despond, Matthieu Albertini.
Film Rating: IMDb - 6, 8, "kinopoisk" - 7, 5.
Danny the Dog / Unleashed (2005)
Danny - bred gangsters man-beast. He wears a collar, lives in a cage, and implicitly carries out the will of any host. That's what brought him Bart, a gangster from Glasgow. It was not found even a single opponent, Danny equal in battle. The guy does not know any other life but the deadly battle or sleepy existence in the collar.
Once in a shootout Danny loses his master and accidentally falls into a family where there is love and peace. He learns that it is necessary to appreciate the kindness, affection and care. But the owner is alive and eager to regain his watchdog. Past and present collide in a deadly battle carrier dire consequences for everyone ...
Starring: Jet Li Lian-jie, Morgan Freeman, Bob Hoskins, Kerry Condon, Vincent Regan, Dylan Brown, Tamer Hassan, Michael Jenn, Phyllida Law, Carol Ann Wilson.
Film Rating: IMDb - 7 "kinopoisk" - 7, 53.
From Paris with Love / From Paris with Love (2009)
Story about a young embassy worker Richard and American secret agent Charlie Wax, whose lives intersect during work on a risky operation in Paris. Together they have to perform a top-secret mission.
Starring: John Travolta, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kasia Smutniak, Richard Durden, Yin Bing, Amber Rose Reva, Eric Godon, François Bredon, Chemso-Eddin Daman, Sami Darr.
Film Rating: IMDb - 6, 5, "kinopoisk" - 7, 39.
13th district / Banlieue 13 (2004)
Paris, 2010. To protect the city from rampant crime, the government has a vegetable garden a concrete wall the most dangerous areas, where the law and the power in the hands of violent gangs. Behind it boils completely different life: a thriving trade in drugs and arms, even the children did not leave the house without a weapon, had not run schools and hospitals, the police is not necessary to enforce the law, but only to protect himself or herself supports lawlessness.
Ringleader of one of the factions in the hands gets the neutron bomb. To defuse it, in the 13th district sent special forces officer Damien. His profession - to enter the danger zone, but this time, he still will need a conductor. His ally becomes a desperate guy named Leito, whose sister was kidnapped by the same gang. So tandem goes on a mission ...
Starring: David Belle, Cyril Raffaelli, Tony D'Amario, Bibi Naseri, Dany Verissimo, Francois Shatto, Nicholas Voyrion, Patrick Olivier, Samir Gesmi Mark Andreoni. Film Rating: IMDb - 7, 2, "kinopoisk" - 7, 56.
Lucy / Lucy (2014)
The main character of the film - a young woman named Lucy. During the next transit of dangerous and powerful drug gets into her blood. As a result of the chemical are poorly understood properties Lucy gets great superpowers, did not feel pain, has incredible power and can predict events. She turns into a ruthless machine of vengeance, and no one can resist it. But the drug, which caused such a storm of change, slowly destroying the body of the heroine, and it can only save one elderly professor. But if he will help Lucy? ..
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Choi Min-sik, Amr Waked, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Johan Philip Asbek, Analeigh Tipton, Nicholas Fongfet, Jan Oliver Schroeder, Luca Angeletti.
Film Rating: IMDb - 6, 4, "kinopoisk" - 6, 75.
22 bullets: Immortal / L'immortel (2010)
Charles Mathey - one of the godfathers of the Marseilles mafia. He decides to retire and enjoy normal lives, but the companions of criminal business against the exit to "retire" the honored mafia. At Charles commit assault, and he gets to the hospital. From Mateja body removed 22 bullets, but he survives and is planning a bloody revenge on former friends.
Starring: Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Marina Fois, Joey Starr, Richard Berry, Venantino Venantini, Claude Gensac, Josephine Berry, Max Besett de Malgleyv.
Film Rating: IMDb - 6, 7, "kinopoisk" - 7, 1.
Kiss dragon / Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Events unfold in Paris, which comes from the Hong Kong Chinese policeman Liu Jian. His task - to help the French police to catch the Chinese gangster. But sneaky Inspector Jean-Pierre Richard substitutes Liu and kill criminals. Liu did not do anything but lie on the bottom. At this time he became acquainted with the charming Jessica, who admits that he was a chance witness a gangster murder. Now Liu is possible to justify himself and to punish the corrupt police.
Starring: Jet Li Lian-jie, Bridget Fonda, Checks Karyo, Max Ryan, Ric Young, Burt Kvuk, Ashley Laurence, Cyril Raffaelli, Didier Azoulay, John Fordzhem.
Film Rating: IMDb - 6, 6, "kinopoisk" - 7, 65.
3 days to kill / 3 Days to Kill (2014)
Ethan Renner - Secret Intelligence Service officer and a true professional in their field, to perform the most difficult tasks. When he put the fatal diagnosis, he decides to leave the service to dedicate the remainder of the wife and daughter, who paid little attention. But soon learns about Renner products manufactured on a secret laboratory that could prolong his life. In exchange for an experimental drug he undertakes to carry out a secret mission to rescue thousands of people. His new mission is the most difficult of his career. At this time, Renner is struggling not only with criminals, but also with hallucinations that cause new drug.
Starring: Kevin Costner, Amber Heard, Haley Staynfeld, Connie Nielsen.
Film Rating: IMDb - 6, 2, "kinopoisk" - 6, 5.
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec / Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Charming Adele Blanc-Sec (Louise Burzhuan) is famous in the whole of France for his books about the adventures of the most remote and exotic places. However, her dream - to save his sister, paralyzed in an accident. All hope Adele - on the physician of the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, whose mummy is able to revive the professor Menard.
Meanwhile, the panic-stricken Paris: somehow in the Natural History Museum of pterodactyl eggs dating back 136 million years, baby hatches and begins to terrorize the inhabitants of the city. But the danger does not bother Adele, ready to rush headlong into the vortex of the most incredible adventures.
Starring: Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric, Gilles Lellouche, Jean-Paul RUV.
Film Rating: IMDb - 6, 3, "kinopoisk" - 6, 2.
The Family / The Family (2013)
What do you know about your neighbors? Especially those that are declared in the night ... Once, on a quiet street in a provincial French town settles writer for Blake surname with his family and The Family Dog. But no one realizes that in fact Mr. Blake - the former head of the Mafia, to use the program to protect witnesses, and from that moment everyone will forget about the quiet life.
Starring: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo John Fred.
Film Rating: IMDb - 6, 3, "kinopoisk" - 6, 9.