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Subway | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Subway  104 min,  R,  [Thriller]  [Luc Besson]  [06 Nov 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Lambert, Isabelle Adjani, Michel Galabru, Richard Bohringer
Plot:  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 surreal setting. The Roller is a rollerskating ...
Writer:  Luc Besson (dialogue), Luc Besson (scenario), Pierre Jolivet (scenario), Alain Le Henry (scenario), Marc Perrier (dialogue), Marc Perrier (scenario), Sophie Schmit (scenario)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Léon: The Professional | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Léon: The Professional  110 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Luc Besson]  [18 Nov 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, Metacritic 64/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Danny Aiello, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno, Natalie Portman
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Luc Besson
Language:  English, Italian, French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
La Femme Nikita | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  La Femme Nikita  117 min,  R,  [Action, Thriller]  [Luc Besson]  [01 Apr 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Alain Lathière, Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana
Plot:  Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin.
Writer:  Luc Besson
Language:  French, Italian, English    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB
Le Dernier Combat (The Last Battle) | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Le Dernier Combat (The Last Battle)  92 min,  R,  [Sci-Fi]  [Luc Besson]  [12 Jun 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  8 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Fritz Wepper, Jean Bouise, Jean Reno, Pierre Jolivet
Plot:  In a post-apocalyptic future where no one is able to speak, the few remaining humans fight over resources in order to survive.
Writer:  Luc Besson, Pierre Jolivet
Language:  None, French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
The Fifth Element | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Fifth Element  126 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Luc Besson]  [09 May 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, Metacritic 52/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 36 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Milla Jovovich
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Luc Besson (screenplay by), Robert Mark Kamen (screenplay by), Luc Besson (story by)
Language:  English, Swedish, German    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lucy | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Lucy  89 min,  R,  [Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Luc Besson]  [25 Jul 2014]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, Metacritic 61/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Amr Waked, Min-sik Choi, Morgan Freeman, Scarlett Johansson
Plot:  A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Writer:  Luc Besson
Language:  English, Mandarin, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean    Country:  France, Taiwan, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Blue | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  The Big Blue  168 min,  R,  [Adventure, Drama, Sport]  [Luc Besson]  [19 Aug 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, Metacritic 35/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Jean Reno, Jean-Marc Barr, Paul Shenar, Rosanna Arquette
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Luc Besson (story), Luc Besson (screenplay), Robert Garland (screenplay), Marilyn Goldin (screenplay), Jacques Mayol (screenplay), Marc Perrier (screenplay)
Language:  French, English, Italian    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets  137 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Fantasy]  [Luc Besson]  [21 Jul 2017]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 49%, Metacritic 51/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Dane DeHaan, Rihanna
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Pierre Christin (based on the comic book series "Valerian and Laureline" by), Jean-Claude Mézières (based on the comic book series "Valerian and Laureline" by), Luc Besson (screenplay by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc  148 min,  R,  [Adventure, Biography, Drama]  [Luc Besson]  [12 Nov 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 30%, Metacritic 54/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  David Bailie, Edwin Apps, John Malkovich, Milla Jovovich, Rab Affleck, Stéphane Algoud
Plot:  A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.
Writer:  Andrew Birkin, Luc Besson
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  France, Czech Republic    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Family | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  The Family  111 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Thriller]  [Luc Besson]  [13 Sep 2013]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, Metacritic 42/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dianna Agron, John D'Leo, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Luc Besson (screenplay), Michael Caleo (screenplay), Tonino Benacquista (based on the book by)
Language:  English, French, Italian    Country:  USA, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Arthur and the Invisibles | Movie Details for Director Luc Besson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  Arthur and the Invisibles  94 min,  PG,  [Animation, Adventure, Family]  [Luc Besson]  [12 Jan 2007]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 21%, Metacritic 39/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Freddie Highmore, Madonna, Mia Farrow, Penny Balfour, Ron Crawford
Plot:  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, tiny people living in harmony with nature.
Writer:  Céline Garcia, Luc Besson, Luc Besson (book), Patrice Garcia (creator: characters and settings), Georges Bouchelagem (creator: characters and settings), Philippe Rouchier (creator: characters and settings), Nicolas Fructus (creator: characters and settings)
Language:  English    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB

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