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Luc Besson
Born March 18, 1959 (age 60)
Luc Besson (born 18 March 1959) is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He directed or produced the films Subway (1985), The Big Blue (1988), and Nikita (1990). Besson is known for his distinctive filmmaking style and is associated with the movement critics call Cinéma du look. He has been nominated for a César Award for Best Director and Best Picture for his films Léon: The Professional... full bio
Lucy
[2014]
 
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Movie | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 29min
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A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 2h 17min
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A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
Léon: The Professional
[1994]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 50min
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Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
The Fifth Element
[1997]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2h 6min
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In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.
The Family
[2013]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 1h 51min
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The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the Witness Protection Program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging, as their old habits die hard.
Movie | Adventure, Biography, Drama | 2h 28min
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A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.
La Femme Nikita
[1990]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 57min
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Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin.
Arthur and the Invisibles
[2006]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 34min
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Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, a tiny people living in harmony with nature.
Angel-A
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 31min
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A beautiful woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 47min
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An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century and focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.
The Big Blue
[1988]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Sport | 2h 48min
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The rivalry between Enzo and Jacques, two childhood friends and now world-renowned free divers, becomes a beautiful and perilous journey into oneself and the unknown.
The Lady
[2011]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 12min
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The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.
Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 41min
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With Maltazard now 7 feet tall and Arthur still 2 inches small, our hero must find a way to grow back to his normal size ans stop the Evil M once and for all, with the help of Selenia and Betameche.
Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 33min
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Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.
Subway
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Thriller | 1h 44min
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Fred is living in the Paris Metro system. He is blackmailing Helena, whose safe he has robbed. Fred has various 'friends' all living in this sureal setting. The Roller is a rollerskating bag snatcher and Big Bill is a 'strongman'. The blackmail and Freds relationship with Helena and her heavies make up the bulk of the plot but on the side are Freds attempts to start a band using buskers from the M... see more
Movie | Sci-Fi | 1h 32min
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In the post-apocalyptic future, only a few humans are left. No one is able to speak; the film contains no dialogue, and characters communicate non-verbally. A determined loner befriends a reclusive older man and these two battle against vicious thugs for food, shelter and life itself.
Atlantis
[1991]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Music | 1h 18min
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Atmospheric soundtrack follows this compilation of nature footage that focuses on the ocean and various life forms that live, mate and die in it.
L'avant dernier
[1981]
 
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Short Movie | Drama, Sci-Fi, Short | 12min
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This is about a man's struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic world.
Pull marine
[1984]
 
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Short Movie | Music, Short | 4min
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Anna
[2019]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller
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