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From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

Plot Summary:
The thriller "From Paris With Love" concerns a young embassy worker and an American secret agent who cross paths while working on a high-risk mission in Paris.
Director:
Pierre Morel
Writers:
Luc Besson (screenplay)
Adi Hasak (screenplay)

International teaser:

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Wow. John Travolta has gotten very rotund.
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looks interesting.
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I'm not crazy about the name but it looks like it could be decent.
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That looks horrid. From the teaser Travolta looks and acts ridiculous.
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Has potential. But I'll wait for a full trailer before I get the least bit excited.
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Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt
Wow. John Travolta has gotten very rotund.
Hasn't he been a bit of a chubster since his mid-90's comeback?
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Yeah but he got in good shape for that crappy mistery/thriller he did with Samuel L. Jackson and he didn't look too bad in The Punisher. Here he looks like he ate Vic Mackey.
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I liked "Taken", didn't really care that much for "District B13" but I guess I'll give it a shot, even if Travolta is trying to emulate the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

This won't be released stateside for a while. From Cinema Blend:
John Travolta and Jonathan Rhys Meyers have been making an unlikely action team as they film From Paris With Love in France. Now Lionsgate has guaranteed that we Americans will get to see what on earth is going on here. The studio has picked up distribution rights to the next film by Taken director Pierre Morel, and plans to release it next year, on February 19.

The THR article doesn't explain why they're waiting so long to release a movie that's already finished, except maybe that Taken opened ridiculously well at the same time of year. In the film Rhys Meyers plays an intelligence operative partnered with an American agent, played by Travolta, to stop a terrorist attack in France.
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

That teaser looks awful.

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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

That's not even an American teaser. They make it look Direct-to-DVD there.
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

New trailer (?) - I haven't watch it yet.

http://www.slashfilm.com/2009/09/16/...vie-trailer-2/

The poster looks great though!
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

That looks cool. Somewhat of a shell shock seeing Travolta kick ass in that manner.
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

after District B13 and Taken, i would see mice farting on screen if they were directed by Morel and written by Besson.
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

same thing..but minus us clicking one more link.

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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

Originally Posted by scott1598
after District B13 and Taken, i would see mice farting on screen if they were directed by Morel and written by Besson.
You liked those that much? Taken and District B13 were enjoyable action films for sure but not really worthy of a lifetime pass for the Morel/Besson combo.
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

I enjoyed those two movies enough to keep Morel on my "to watch" list. Admittingly though, I've never seen his movies in theaters and always felt they were Straight-to-Video level in terms of movie quality (weak plot, weak characterization, corny dialogue), but man are they entertaining.
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC
same thing..but minus us clicking one more link.

<object width="450" height="242"><param name="movie" value="http://www.traileraddict.com/emd/14127"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed src="http://www.traileraddict.com/emd/14127" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" wmode="transparent" width="450" height="242" allowFullScreen="true"></embed></object>
Looks damn good.
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

hey, with that trailer being a red band, that must mean that lions gate won't cut the hell out of it to make it PG-13
Spoiler:
christ I'm starting to sound like Chris
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

Originally Posted by Rypro 525
hey, with that trailer being a red band, that must mean that lions gate won't cut the hell out of it to make it PG-13
Spoiler:
christ I'm starting to sound like Chris
Rypro, don't worry. There's a good chance

Spoiler:
that it will still be less than 120 minutes.
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

Originally Posted by SkipKassidy
Rypro, don't worry. There's a good chance

Spoiler:
that it will still be less than 120 minutes.
Spoiler:
I have it under good authority that this will be 145 minutes long.

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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

Originally Posted by RyoHazuki
You liked those that much? Taken and District B13 were enjoyable action films for sure but not really worthy of a lifetime pass for the Morel/Besson combo.
well, since Morel has only done a few things and the two i mentioned i really really liked, not to mention very surprised at how much i liked. Besson i've always loved with Angel-A, Fifth Element, Leon, Nikita, etc...
so yeah, i would give anything they put together a must look.
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

New Trailer looks good (though you could make a drinking game out of how many times Rhys Meyers says "Wax" in the 2 minute trailer).


I'll definitely check it out. I'm a sucker for "Ass kicking across Europe" movies!
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Re: From Paris With Love (Morel, 2009): Travolta in action/thriller

Finally saw the trailer for this one a couple weeks ago attached to something. Looks like it could be a lot of fun. Travolta is def in full-on ass-kicking mode. I dug what Morel did with Taken, so I'm hoping this will be just as much fun.

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