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La chute de l'empire américain

La chute de l'empire américain is a movie starring Maxim Roy, Maripier Morin, and Juliette Gosselin. A shy and insecure delivery truck driver accidentally arrives on the scene of a major crime and picks up two bags of cash and hide...

Other Titles
Η Πτώση της Αμερικανικής Αυτοκρατορίας, The Fall of the American Empire, A Queda do Império Americano, Nefilat Imperiat Ha'Kesef, Triomphe de l'argent, Upadek amerykanskiego imperium, Az amerikai birodalom bukása, La caída del imperio americano, The Triumph of Money, Pad Američkog carstva, Der unverhoffte Charme des Geldes, La caduta dell'impero americano
Running Time
2 hours 7 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Crime, Comedy
Denys Arcand
Denys Arcand
Juliette Gosselin, Vincent Leclerc, Maripier Morin, Maxim Roy
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A shy and insecure delivery truck driver accidentally arrives on the scene of a major crime and picks up two bags of cash and hide them. Only the help of a prostitute and a former biker released from jail might get him out of trouble.

Comments about crime «La chute de l'empire américain» (22)

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Jonathan Brooks

Not for the faint of heart, this is an entertaining, often funny, and at times disturbing film, and certainly not the kind of film you would want to show your children. The film is based on a true story, as a certain Paul Breitmayer (in his second outing as director) is a British Special Branch officer who was assigned to the case. He is sent to Paris to investigate the disappearance of a couple and find out if the couple was murdered. The film does go over the top with the gruesome violence and it is definitely not something you would want your kids to see. I'm glad Breitmayer is alive and well and he is making a film again, but it does not necessarily make it good. It is a very strange film and I would not recommend it for anyone who is looking for a relaxing film to watch with their kids. It is definitely not for the squeamish or the squeamish at heart.

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I saw this movie a couple of years ago, and thought it was one of the best I had ever seen. The fact that the movie is so fresh and different from the other movies it is based on made it even more entertaining. I thought it was very clever and unique. I was also a bit surprised that they didn't just do a straight action film, like they usually do. I thought the cinematography was great. This movie is a must see for everyone, especially if you like French movies.

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Amanda Thomas

This is a very good movie about a French teenager who decides to take his entire family and go to Paris, after his mother has been in a coma for 10 years. He decides to find his father and kill him in order to free his mother. In the process, he discovers that his father has been cheating on his wife and that he is having an affair. At first, he tries to commit suicide but the affair is not as strong as expected and he does not manage to kill his father. The only way to kill him is to take the whole family and fly to Paris. The way the movie ends is not predictable but very entertaining.

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Harry W.

When it comes to those who say that "it's not possible to make a good movie without using Hollywood" or that "it's a movie and it's not supposed to be a film" I will not argue with those statements, but I have to agree with the statement that "The most important thing is that you should go and see this film" or that "It's a really good movie" or "The movie is good" or "It's a really good film". And I really enjoyed "The Passion of the Christ". It's not a great movie, but it's not a bad one either. It's a movie that everyone can understand, and the more people that see it, the more it will be appreciated. I hope that everyone can come to the same conclusion that I did: "It's a really good movie".

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Danielle R.

Bergman's "Auf Wiedersehen" is the director's last film. It is more of a character study than a straight documentary, as he kept all the action inside the director's head. But still, it's still a very interesting film to look at. The subject is still a very sensitive one. Bergman's film is a study on the psychology of an artist. The film is full of this kind of thought, in both the political and artistic levels. The film was shot entirely in Paris. Bergman spends much of the film in his home, watching television and talking to his wife. Bergman is still very much a sensitive man, and his characters are very well developed. Bergman is a very talented man. I have to admit that "Auf Wiedersehen" is not a masterpiece. It is not a great film, but it is very good. A lot of people have said that it is too long. I disagree. "Auf Wiedersehen" is one of the best films of the 90's. It is a very good film, and I recommend it to anyone who is a big fan of Bergman's. It is a must see.

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Jordan Powell

Two years after their divorce, two former soldiers from the First World War set out to rescue a wealthy woman from the clutches of the evil leader of an evil empire. This is a light, humorous, action film that really stands on its own and is not to be confused with "Kiss of the Dragon", a sequel that was made about a year later. I liked this film a lot, I even went to see it in a theater. I thought it was a good film, but I was not a huge fan of either of the leads. Colin Firth is just a bit over the top in his performance, and Renee Zellweger is also over the top, but she still holds her own. I did not like her performance, but I really didn't dislike her either. Both of these actors do a good job. Ben Kingsley is a really nice villain. The film does not do too much with him, but he is not as annoying as he was in "The Prisoner of Zenda". One of the best parts of the film is the music. It is a lot like a mix of "Gunpowder and Lead" and "The Wild Bunch". It is a good musical score. I think the film could have been better if it had a better story, but overall I liked it very much. I rate this film 7/10.

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Justin Elliott

This movie was okay. The acting was not great, the plot was good but there were some flaws. The biggest flaw is that most of the characters are supposed to be french, and they do not speak french. I do not understand why this was done, they were supposed to be french, why not just have the main character speak french. The other big flaw is that the movie is not in english, so if you are not from France, you will not understand most of the plot. So, if you want to see a movie that is just as good as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, go rent The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. If you want to see a good movie, rent this one.

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The beginning of the movie is very good and the movie is full of a comedy. I found this movie very entertaining and a good movie for the entire family. This is the type of movie where you can watch with your kids or with your own children. There are also other interesting and entertaining scenes. You will laugh with the parents, you will cry with the kids. You will also see many funny scenes. For me, this is a 7/10. The story line is good and it is full of a good amount of comedy.

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Christian Meyer

The movie is just as good as the book. The only thing I think that makes this movie stand out is the setting. And the way in which it is shot. If you can get ahold of it, it is really good. All in all, I give this movie an 8. You will be pleasantly surprised.

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Lori Davis

I really liked this movie, but it's too sad to recommend it. It's just too far removed from reality to be realistic. The characters are also too fake. But it's still worth a watch. 7/10

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Patricia Brewer

I think this movie is a good and interesting look at what is going on with this country. People who are interested in what's going on in this country should watch this movie.

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Emma Oliver

One of the few good movies about the English Colonial period in the Americas. In this movie, the Colonial era is shown from the point of view of the Jesuits, who are the "pious" soldiers of the British Empire. The movie is a kind of comedy, and contains some funny scenes and situations. However, it is very dark and depressing. The film is not for everyone. I personally found the acting very good and enjoyable, but the film contains some language and scenes that may offend some people. In conclusion, I found this movie to be a good movie, but I found the language to be somewhat offensive.

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Eric T.

Ah. Just saw the Cannes Film Festival premiere of this film. It was, to be fair, a bit of a letdown. While the dialogue and the characters are funny, and the set-up of the film is a lot of fun, the ending is very unsatisfying. I'm not sure if it's the fact that it was a straight-to-video film, or the fact that the main characters were only given about five minutes of screen time. I do like the way the film shows the atrocities of colonialism, but there are a few things I didn't like: 1. The character of Emile, played by, well, pretty much everyone. He's one of the more unpleasant characters in the film, and is completely devoid of any redeeming qualities. 2. The over-use of the "it's only a film" line. 3. The whole aspect of the film's politics and morals being a little, well, "racist". But, in the end, the film is quite enjoyable, and the audience has the chance to actually see some great film-making. See it, see it, see it.

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Dylan Griffin

One of the most famous movies of all times, "Le grand vrai" tells the story of a young and ambitious journalist (played by Gerard Depardieu) who falls in love with a beautiful woman (played by Isabelle Huppert) who has been hiding in his attic. However, her 'agent' has been murdered and she is now looking for revenge. The story is adapted from the novel by Victor Hugo and is very well acted by Depardieu and Huppert. However, the movie is very overrated and has been criticized for being too long. However, I found the movie to be a very good movie and recommend it to everyone.

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Shirley Long

The film was made for French TV. I have not seen it, but the plot was made up by French TV (to save money). The director wanted to make a film about the historical battle between France and England. The English are fighting the French. The film is based on a book, so they have to turn the film into a film. The film was a big success in France. There are several movie stars in it. This movie is for people who like British comedy. I also liked it because it had a few stars in it.

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Denise G.

For a lot of Americans, the name "Guillotine" conjures up images of Guyana's infamous death chamber, the Guillotine. It was the work of a French surgeon, Jean de La Rochefort, and he was trying to show that a machine could be used to execute a murderer. To his delight, it worked perfectly, but after the execution, the poor, innocent prisoner was taken to a hospital and left there, dying. The rest of the film shows the complications that were created when the poor man's body was transferred to a new body and the condemned man's mind was placed in a new body, with the help of a nurse and an expert. The film's title, "Chasseur de l'empire américain", literally means "Death of the Emperor", and the film is about how his mind was transferred into a new body and how the new body took over his mind and caused him to commit suicide. It is this aspect of the film that is the most interesting. The film is directed by Dominique Fong, and he shows that he knows how to create a suspenseful film. He uses the camera to control the mood, and it is effective, but he is not the only one who knows how to control the mood. The rest of the cast is also very good, especially Jean Rochefort. I was a little worried that this film was going to be good, but it is actually really good. The best thing about the film is the music. The music by Claude Debussy is very haunting, and makes the film even more interesting. This film is definitely worth seeing.

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Barbara M.

I can't remember the last time I laughed so hard in a movie. Not for the first time, either. I've never laughed this hard during a movie, and certainly never during a comedy. And this was done by the same director, Andre Breton, who had a career that was very well established by the time this movie came out. For some reason, the Hollywood system, the history, and a lot of other factors made him not get a lot of attention for his work, and this is one of those rare exceptions. The plot is quite simple, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. You know the basic story of a young man, with a lot of problems, who decides to put his life back together by getting involved in a high stakes international poker game. But once again, you'll find that this is not a comedy. It's more like a drama with some funny bits thrown in. It's the kind of movie that, if you see it again, you'll probably laugh again, but I definitely wouldn't recommend it as a movie to see with your friends.

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I'm not going to go into the plot of the movie since there are already a thousand reviews on the net. I'll just say that I was really impressed with the cinematography. The scenes were always well-placed and at the same time they looked incredibly beautiful. This is definitely a movie to see in the theatre. I especially liked the background music and the low-key scenes. I think it adds to the mood of the movie, and it's very different from the usual Hollywood movie. The movie is based on the true story of the notorious real-life assassination of King Louis XVI of France, which was done by the so-called conspirators of the royal family. The movie shows the false story of how they thought it happened and how the people got involved. I think it is a very well-made movie. It is different from the usual Hollywood movie, with a serious story and with a dramatic score. The acting was very good, and the movie is not as silly as most Hollywood movies. There were a few gags that were a little bit exaggerated, but that doesn't take away from the movie. I don't really know what to say about this movie. I didn't really get into it, but I think that it's an interesting movie that's worth seeing. The plot is really intriguing, the cinematography is beautiful and the music is wonderful. I give it a 7/10.

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Lawrence Gordon

Although the movie was the first of a trilogy, it still holds up. I was a little surprised at how well the movie had aged, it seemed fresh and new. Some scenes were a little more subtle than others, but overall, the story is still very entertaining. I liked the part where Mickey, the leader of the group, talks to all the prisoners about what he thinks they would like to do. He says that they should join the resistance and make a stand against the government, which is what the other prisoners have decided to do. Mickey says that the resistance needs to be strong and we need to be strong. This is the point where I felt the movie loses some of its magic. Mickey is the leader of the group, and he has the most power, so he should have been in charge. Also, the movie was very funny. The prisoners were funny and the fights were hilarious. Overall, I recommend this movie to anyone who wants to watch a movie with a little romance and comedy. Also, the actors all fit in the role very well.

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Betty Rivera

I thought this movie was pretty good. A good family film. It was a little predictable, but not too bad. I thought the characters were likable and I enjoyed watching them interact. It wasn't too realistic, but it wasn't too weird. It was good. It wasn't brilliant. It wasn't that great. But it was enjoyable. It was a good movie, if you can sit through a couple of boring parts. It isn't groundbreaking, but it is good.

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Nicholas J.

Greetings from Lithuania. "The Empire of Américain" (1982) is a very funny and colorful comedy about a British artist who suddenly finds himself in the middle of a Russian revolution. I'm not going to spoil the plot for you. I'll just say that the film's plot is very simplistic. It's not a deep movie but it's fun and well-made. It's quite refreshing to see a British film in this style, because most British movies in the past are basically crap. The script is not very funny, but it's not that bad. And the cast is actually pretty good. There's a good performance by Matthew Libatique, who plays the same role in all of his films. In fact, this is his first English-speaking role. It's a very good performance, and it's the only one I'd like to point out. The other actors are good, too, and they do their job well. It's a very enjoyable movie, but it's not really something you can recommend to anybody. It's not really that funny, but it's very entertaining, and that's what you want to see. My vote is seven. Title (Brazil): "O Empire Do Américain" ("The Empire of the World Empire")

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A slightly overrated French film about the French Empire in 1789, based on the historical events. It's not a bad film. I had a good time with it, though I think the French director and the American editor did not do it justice. The English narrator, while being funny, was very silly and often incoherent, as if the script was going against the French direction. This film would have been better with the English narrator. The production values were great, the costumes, the landscapes, the cinematography, the costumes, and the setting were all magnificent. But the main problem is the narration. It felt a bit tacked on and sometimes felt like a ham-fisted attempt at a satirical commentary on the French Empire. The film is worth watching if you're a fan of the French Empire. It has its moments, but it's not very good.