Do you want to learn the French you don’t find in textbooks? Try watching French movies. Watching French films helps you develop a feel for the rhythm and pace of spoken French and is a great way to put what you’ve learned into practice in a fun, relaxed environment. And if creating and maintaining a French immersion environment at home is one of your goals then you should definitely add it to your rituals. Now we are not going to discuss benefits of it today instead I will share with you 7 great French ACTION movies to get you started.
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These 10 French Action Movies are Terrific
- 1 These 10 French Action Movies are Terrific
- 188.8.131.52.0.1 More Reads: 10 Powerful Inspirational Quotes In French
- 184.108.40.206.0.2 Ruby & Quentin: tais toi (2003)
- 220.127.116.11.0.3 Scorpion (2007)
- 18.104.22.168.0.4 Empire of the Wolves (2005)
- 22.214.171.124.0.5 More Reads: 20 Books That Will Make You Love French Literature
- 126.96.36.199.0.6 Mesrine : Killer Instinct (2010)
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- 184.108.40.206.0.8 Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 (2010)
- 220.127.116.11.0.9 District 13 (2004)
- 18.104.22.168.0.10 22 Bullets (2010)
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After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy Quentin Ruby is forced to take him along as he pursues his former partners in crime to avenge the death of the woman he loved and get to the money before they do.
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Jean Reno, Richard Berry
Deception leads an ex-convict (Clovis Cornillac) to the violent world of underground fighting.Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style – 43 of his 57 wins have come by knockout.
Stars: Clovis Cornillac, Francis Renaud, Karole Rocher
When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they infiltrate in the Turkish mafia trying to find the answer to the crimes. Meanwhile, the worker Anna Heymes is being submitted to a brain treatment and has severe headaches and glimpses of memories and visions. When these two parallel events collide, disclose that the Turkish organization “The Wolves” is behind them.
Stars: Jean Reno, Arly Jover, Jocelyn Quivrin
Killer Instinct is the first of two parts series that depicts the outlaw odyssey of Jacques Mesrine , the legendary French gangster of the 1960s and 1970s who came to be known as French Public Enemy No. 1.
Stars: Cast Vincent Cassel, Gerard Depardieu, Cecile de France
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Public Enemy #1 us the 2nd part of the serie Mesrine; the story of notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine.Jacques Mesrine becomes France’s most-wanted criminal. Now back in France, Mesrine is finally in police custody and facing justice for his crimes. He escapes a courtroom and kidnaps the judge at gunpoint. He is then declared Public Enemy Number 1 and is eventually condemned to a maximum-security prison where he writes his memoirs. He becomes a household name across France through his manipulation of the media. After such a monumental rise, comes the inevitable fall as the police close in, bringing the life of Jacques Mesrine to full bloody circle.
Stars: Vincent Cassel, Ludivine Sagnier, Mathieu Amalric
Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb. The cop joins forces with a civilian (David Belle) who must rescue his sister (Dany Verissimo) from the same criminal who holds the bomb.
Stars: Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Tony D’Amario
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A retired mobster goes on a revenge spree after being left for dead with 22 bullets in his body by his former childhood friend.
Stars: Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
You have watched the trailers and I am sure there is one that caught your attention .Find it on Netflix or any streaming service of your choice .Download the easy 7 steps guide on How To Improve Your French With Movies (In your free library) .
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