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District B13

(DVD - 2006)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
District B13
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An undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a Parisian gang in 2010 in order to gain access to a neutron bomb and defuse it.
Title: District B13
[videorecording]
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2006], c2004
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 85 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Europacorp presents ; producer, Luc Besson ; director, Pierre Morel
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Special features include: The making of District B13; extended fight scene; outtakes
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
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Summary: An undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a Parisian gang in 2010 in order to gain access to a neutron bomb and defuse it.
Alternate Title: Banlieue 13
District B-thirteen
Branch Call Number: DVD Foreign DISTRICT
Performers: David Belle, Cyril Raffaelli, Tony D'Amario, Larbi Naceri, Dany Verissimo, François Chattot, Nicolas Woirion, Patrick Olivier, Samir Guesmi, Gadner Jerome, Tarik Boucekhine.
System Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Other Language: English and French dialogue with English and Spanish subtitles
Subject Headings: Gangs France Paris Drama Police France Paris Drama
Genre/Form: Film noir
Suspense films
Gangster films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films
Foreign films
Feature films
Topical Term: French language edition
Gangs
Police
Publisher No: 10020 Magnolia Home Entertainment
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When corrupt politicians wall in the inhabitants of “Banlieue 13,” zany drug lords rise to power. Buff, confident Leïto resists the degradation of his ‘hood, refusing to bow to the criminals. A more upbeat dystopia set in Paris, and echoing the real-life situation of immigrants living in Parisian... Read More »


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Nov 14, 2013
  • lukasevansherman rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Ridiculous, but enjoyable over the top French action movie. It's the merde.

Sep 11, 2011
  • markkluk rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Pretty cool parkour moves, but thats about all this movie has going for it. If you think Chuck Norris or Van Damme are good actors, you'll like this movie.

Sep 10, 2011
  • stse88 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Entertaining, but brainless, action cop drama. Use of parkour in the action scenes is amazing..... especially considering that the star did a lot of his own stunts, like jumping between buildings. Let's see the spoiled Hwood action heroes put that out.

Jun 20, 2011
  • lasertravis rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A good action movie. The fight scenes and stunts are pretty amazing. The plot is a pretty average and the acting could be good or bad, hard to tell as always with foreign language films, even with subtitles. The action is the key here and it is great. The whole future/post apocalyptic setting is questionable. Sort of just looks like a ghetto. Entertaining movie, if you like martial arts action movies with great stunts.

Apr 17, 2011
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Not bad. Entertaining movie.

Jul 26, 2010
  • Librarianne rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The parkour-style acrobatics in this movie are amazing and well worth a look even if nothing else about the movie appeals to you.

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