36 quai des orfevres
36 quai des orfevres (2005)

Euro screen legends Gérard Depardieu and Daniel Auteuil star, respectively, as French cops Denis Klein and Leo Vrinks, in Olivier Marchal's tough-as-steel policier 36 Quai des Orfevres. The story unravels at the titular Parisian police… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 26, 2005
DVD Release Date: August 7, 2006
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matthew Turner

Director and co-writer Marchal creates an extremely intense atmosphere and ensures that things are constantly moving in unexpected directions.

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Urban Cinefile

A gritty and darkly disturbing thriller about cops and thugs.

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Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Former police officer Olivier Marchal has directed a beautifully acted, shot and scored cop thriller that is a very worthy addition to France's near domination of the genre.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Based on certain real life events or stories from a real cops career and directed by that said ex-cop sure means this is gonna be realistic or you hope it would… More
Ross Collins
Stylish French action-thriller that pits two SWAT cops against both each other and a master criminal gang. The result of this dark plot was never going to be… More
Cynthia S.
AKA: 36th Precinct--A French police thriller, full of mean-spirited rivalry and rampant cop corruption. Well done enough to peak my interest. What do famous… More
Luke Baldock
It's been called "The French Heat" which it certainly is, for the first half anyway. The second half is more like a French Infernal Affairs/The… More
Stephen M
Corny, far-fetched, melodramatic, littered with belief-beggaring coincidences and more predictable than <I>Titanic</I> (who saw that iceberg coming?… More
Walter M.
In "36 Quai Des Orfevres," a bunch of cops have a raucous send off for one of their comrades in arms, Eddy(Daniel Duval), who is transferring, that… More