Jean Reno

Jean Reno (born 30 July 1948)is a French actor of Andalusian Spanish descent. Working in French, English, and Italian, he has appeared not only in numerous successful Hollywood productions such as The Pink Panther, Godzilla, The Da Vinci Code, Mission: Impossible, Ronin and Couples Retreat, but also in European productions such as the French films Les Visiteurs (1993) and Léon (1994) along with the 2005 Italian film The Tiger and the Snow.

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Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)

No one is safe when seemingly random killings emerge as a deadly pattern intended to usher in the end of the world. A murder victim with the same DNA as Christ. A serial killer mimicking the deaths of the 12 Apostles. Inspector Niemans and a young, rebellious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Dahan
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Benoît Magimel  •  Camille Natta  •  Christopher Lee

No one is safe when seemingly random killings emerge as a deadly pattern intended to usher in the end of the world. A murder victim with the same DNA as Christ. A serial killer mimicking the deaths of the 12 Apostles. Inspector Niemans and a young, rebellious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Dahan
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Benoît Magimel  •  Camille Natta  •  Christopher Lee

Flushed Away (2006)

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London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, Spike and Whitey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Bowers  •  Sam Fell
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Kate Winslet  •  Ian McKellen  •  Jean Reno

London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, Spike and Whitey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Bowers  •  Sam Fell
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Kate Winslet  •  Ian McKellen  •  Jean Reno

French Kiss (1995)

After her fiancee admits to infidelity while on a business trip in France, a woman attempts to get her lover back and marry him by traveling to Paris despite her crippling fear of flying. On the way she unwittingly smuggles something of value that has a charming ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin Kline  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Jean Reno

After her fiancee admits to infidelity while on a business trip in France, a woman attempts to get her lover back and marry him by traveling to Paris despite her crippling fear of flying. On the way she unwittingly smuggles something of value that has a charming ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Kasdan
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin Kline  •  Timothy Hutton  •  Jean Reno

Godzilla (1998)

French nuclear tests irradiate an iguana into a giant monster that viciously attacks freighter ships in the Pacific Ocean. A team of experts, including Niko Tatopoulos, conclude that the oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard is loose in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Jean Reno  •  Maria Pitillo  •  Hank Azaria

French nuclear tests irradiate an iguana into a giant monster that viciously attacks freighter ships in the Pacific Ocean. A team of experts, including Niko Tatopoulos, conclude that the oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard is loose in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Jean Reno  •  Maria Pitillo  •  Hank Azaria

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

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Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Nick Nolte  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Joaquin Phoenix

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry George
CAST:  Don Cheadle  •  Nick Nolte  •  Sophie Okonedo  •  Joaquin Phoenix

Just Visiting (2001)

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Poiré
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Christina Applegate  •  Christian Clavier  •  Matt Ross

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Poiré
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Christina Applegate  •  Christian Clavier  •  Matt Ross

Empire of the Wolves (2005)

When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they infiltrate in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Nahon
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Arly Jover  •  Jocelyn Quivrin  •  Laura Morante

When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they infiltrate in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Nahon
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Arly Jover  •  Jocelyn Quivrin  •  Laura Morante

Léon: The Professional (1994)

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Léon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Natalie Portman  •  Gary Oldman  •  Danny Aiello

Léon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Natalie Portman  •  Gary Oldman  •  Danny Aiello

Mission: Impossible (1996)

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When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jon Voight  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Henry Czerny

When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jon Voight  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Henry Czerny

La Femme Nikita (1990)

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A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Anne Parillaud  •  Marc Duret  •  Patrick Fontana  •  Alain Lathière

A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Anne Parillaud  •  Marc Duret  •  Patrick Fontana  •  Alain Lathière

Rollerball (2002)

In this fast action-packed thriller, Jonathan, Marcus, and Aurora compete in a dangerous, fierce sport called Rollerball. Although, Johnathan and Marcus try to quit, cruel and vindictive promoter Alexi Petrovich encourages them to still participate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Chris Klein  •  LL Cool J  •  Rebecca Romijn  •  Naveen Andrews

In this fast action-packed thriller, Jonathan, Marcus, and Aurora compete in a dangerous, fierce sport called Rollerball. Although, Johnathan and Marcus try to quit, cruel and vindictive promoter Alexi Petrovich encourages them to still participate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Chris Klein  •  LL Cool J  •  Rebecca Romijn  •  Naveen Andrews

Ronin (1998)

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A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Jean Reno  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Stellan Skarsgård

A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Jean Reno  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Stellan Skarsgård

The Big Blue (1988)

Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to follow in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Jean-Marc Barr  •  Jean Reno  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Paul Shenar

Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to follow in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Jean-Marc Barr  •  Jean Reno  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Paul Shenar

The Crimson Rivers (2000)

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Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they start working together, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mathieu Kassovitz
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Nadia Farès  •  Dominique Sanda

Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they start working together, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mathieu Kassovitz
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Nadia Farès  •  Dominique Sanda

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

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A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Audrey Tautou  •  Ian McKellen  •  Paul Bettany

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Audrey Tautou  •  Ian McKellen  •  Paul Bettany

The Pink Panther (2006)

When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police inspector Jacques ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Kevin Kline  •  Beyoncé  •  Jean Reno

When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police inspector Jacques ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Kevin Kline  •  Beyoncé  •  Jean Reno

Wasabi (2001)

Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he used to work 19 years ago, to settle the probate of his girlfriend who left him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Krawczyk
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Ryoko Hirosue  •  Michel Muller  •  Carole Bouquet

Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he used to work 19 years ago, to settle the probate of his girlfriend who left him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Krawczyk
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Ryoko Hirosue  •  Michel Muller  •  Carole Bouquet

Ruby & Quentin (2003)

After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy Quentin Ruby is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Veber
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Jean Reno  •  Richard Berry  •  Leonor Varela

After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy Quentin Ruby is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Veber
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Jean Reno  •  Richard Berry  •  Leonor Varela

The Last Battle (1983)

The plot explores the devastation of civilization and issues of brutality, hostility and isolation. Pierre Jolivet stars as the main character (identified only as "The Man" in the end credits) who is menaced by "The Brute" (played by Jean Reno) on his journey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Pierre Jolivet  •  Jean Bouise  •  Fritz Wepper

The plot explores the devastation of civilization and issues of brutality, hostility and isolation. Pierre Jolivet stars as the main character (identified only as "The Man" in the end credits) who is menaced by "The Brute" (played by Jean Reno) on his journey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Pierre Jolivet  •  Jean Bouise  •  Fritz Wepper

The Visitors (1993)

This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century visitors try adapting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Poiré
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Valérie Lemercier  •  Christian Clavier  •  Marie-Anne Chazel

This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century visitors try adapting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Poiré
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Valérie Lemercier  •  Christian Clavier  •  Marie-Anne Chazel
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