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A.k.a.
Le Cercle Rouge
Year
1970
Runtime
140 min.
Director
Jean-Pierre Melville
Genres
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
10,660
Checks
3,509
Favs
434
Dislikes
21
Favs/checks
12.4% (1:8)
Favs/dislikes
21:1
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  1. seithscott's avatar

    seithscott

    Brilliantly conceived and brilliantly executed. Super cool heist film. Montand, Volonté and Delon are damn near perfect. 9 years ago
  2. lachyas's avatar

    lachyas

    Crazy good French heist neonoir. The masterful, 20 minute long, near-silent heist sequence deservedly gets all the attention, but what comes before and after is just as riveting and just as slick. The movie as a whole reminded me a lot of Rififi, complete with great club music moments, which is the ultimate compliment you can give to any heist film. Can't get enough Melville. 6 years 5 months ago
  3. Panunzio's avatar

    Panunzio

    Far and away the most engrossing heist film I've ever seen. I was on the edge of my seat. Absolutely brilliant! 2 years 2 months ago
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In 9 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #45 in IMDb's 1970s Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #51 in Time Out's The 100 Best French Films
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  3. This movie ranks #159 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  4. This movie ranks #243 in The Criterion Collection
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  5. This movie ranks #298 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  6. This movie ranks #436 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  7. This movie ranks #565 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  8. This movie ranks #610 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  9. This movie ranks #631 in TSPDT's 1,000 Noir Films
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