Moussa Maaskri

Né en Algérie, Moussa a passé son enfance dans les quartiers nord de Marseille. Très tôt, il développe une passion pour les livres et le théâtre et interprète de nombreux contes provençaux dans les théâtres de la région. Sa carrière décolle lorsque Marcel Maréchal lui confie un rôle dans la pièce « Les paravents » au Théâtre National de Marseille, au début des années 90. Il obtient son premier rôle au cinéma en 1991 dans le long-métrage d'Alex Métayer, Mohamed Bertrand-duval. En 1995 et 1998, il joue successivement pour Karim Didi dans Bye Bye et Hors-jeu. En 1999, il signe le scénario de Mondialito de Nicolas Wadimoff. On a pu le voir notamment dans Vidocq de Pitof, Entre Chiens Et Loups d'Alexandre Arcady, Gomez Et Tavarès de Gilles Paquet-brenner, Deux Frères de Jean-Jacques Annaud, Mr 73 d'Olivier Marchal. En 2007, il est à l'affiche de Les Insoumis de Claude-Michel Rome.

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Two Brothers (2004)

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Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Annaud
CAST:  Maï Anh Le  •  Guy Pearce  •  Freddie Highmore  •  Oanh Nguyen

Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Annaud
CAST:  Maï Anh Le  •  Guy Pearce  •  Freddie Highmore  •  Oanh Nguyen

Vidocq (2001)

Paris, 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappears as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, Etienne Boisset, decides to avenge Vidocq's death and takes the investigation on...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pitof
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Inés Sastre  •  André Dussollier

Paris, 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappears as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, Etienne Boisset, decides to avenge Vidocq's death and takes the investigation on...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pitof
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Inés Sastre  •  André Dussollier

Bruc: The Manhunt (2010)

Spain, 1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used the Montserrat mountains to echo his drums and send the enemy troops into a panicked retreat. When the news reaches Napoleon, he furiously orders the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Benmayor
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Juan José Ballesta  •  Nicolas Giraud  •  Francesc Albiol

Spain, 1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used the Montserrat mountains to echo his drums and send the enemy troops into a panicked retreat. When the news reaches Napoleon, he furiously orders the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Benmayor
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Juan José Ballesta  •  Nicolas Giraud  •  Francesc Albiol

Point Blank (2010)

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Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count rises. Can Samuel evade ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Cavayé
CAST:  Gérard Lanvin  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Elena Anaya  •  Gilles Lellouche

Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count rises. Can Samuel evade ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Cavayé
CAST:  Gérard Lanvin  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Elena Anaya  •  Gilles Lellouche

Blood from a Stone (2012)

The day his bank refuses to finance him, Georges will do everything he can to save his shipyard and his employees.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Maillot
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Maud Wyler  •  Yann Trégouët  •  Alain Beigel

The day his bank refuses to finance him, Georges will do everything he can to save his shipyard and his employees.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Maillot
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Maud Wyler  •  Yann Trégouët  •  Alain Beigel

The Family (2013)

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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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Dianna Agron  •  John D'Leo

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Dianna Agron  •  John D'Leo

The Last Deadly Mission (2008)

A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Marchal
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Olivia Bonamy  •  Catherine Marchal  •  Francis Renaud

A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Marchal
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Olivia Bonamy  •  Catherine Marchal  •  Francis Renaud

Collision (2013)

Set around a wife and husband on vacation in Morocco with the wife plotting to murder her husband with help from her lover. The plan goes terribly wrong when her lover and husband get into a terrible car accident on a remote desert road. They escape the multi-car ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Marconi
CAST:  Jaimie Alexander  •  Frank Grillo  •  Marie-Josée Croze  •  Roschdy Zem

Set around a wife and husband on vacation in Morocco with the wife plotting to murder her husband with help from her lover. The plan goes terribly wrong when her lover and husband get into a terrible car accident on a remote desert road. They escape the multi-car ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Marconi
CAST:  Jaimie Alexander  •  Frank Grillo  •  Marie-Josée Croze  •  Roschdy Zem

Comme les 5 doigts de la main (2010)

Five brothers similar yet different, raised by a mother widowed too early. One of them had left the family when he returns, pursued by a gang of smugglers, he find shelter in his family while reveling them a dark secret. The five brothers, together, will find the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Arcady
CAST:  Vincent Elbaz  •  Éric Caravaca  •  Patrick Bruel  •  Pascal Elbé

Five brothers similar yet different, raised by a mother widowed too early. One of them had left the family when he returns, pursued by a gang of smugglers, he find shelter in his family while reveling them a dark secret. The five brothers, together, will find the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Arcady
CAST:  Vincent Elbaz  •  Éric Caravaca  •  Patrick Bruel  •  Pascal Elbé

Overdrive (2017)

Master car thieves square off against French gangsters in the South of France with money, women and lives all on the line.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonio Negret
CAST:  Scott Eastwood  •  Freddie Thorp  •  Ana de Armas  •  Gaia Weiss

Master car thieves square off against French gangsters in the South of France with money, women and lives all on the line.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonio Negret
CAST:  Scott Eastwood  •  Freddie Thorp  •  Ana de Armas  •  Gaia Weiss

Secrets of State (2008)

In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation follow the same ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Haïm
CAST:  Gérard Lanvin  •  Vahina Giocante  •  Nicolas Duvauchelle  •  Mehdi Nebbou

In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation follow the same ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Haïm
CAST:  Gérard Lanvin  •  Vahina Giocante  •  Nicolas Duvauchelle  •  Mehdi Nebbou

Turk's Head (2010)

A 14 year old boy, an ER doctor, a cop looking for revenge, a mother fighting for her children and a man distraught by the death of his wife see their destinies come together. As the doctor spends several days in a coma, events keep on happening and all will be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pascal Elbé
CAST:  Roschdy Zem  •  Pascal Elbé  •  Ronit Elkabetz  •  Samir Makhlouf

A 14 year old boy, an ER doctor, a cop looking for revenge, a mother fighting for her children and a man distraught by the death of his wife see their destinies come together. As the doctor spends several days in a coma, events keep on happening and all will be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pascal Elbé
CAST:  Roschdy Zem  •  Pascal Elbé  •  Ronit Elkabetz  •  Samir Makhlouf

Scorpion (2007)

Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style - 43 of his 57 wins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Seri
CAST:  Clovis Cornillac  •  Karole Rocher  •  Jérôme Le Banner  •  Francis Renaud

Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style - 43 of his 57 wins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Seri
CAST:  Clovis Cornillac  •  Karole Rocher  •  Jérôme Le Banner  •  Francis Renaud

22 Bullets (2010)

Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in Marseille's Old Port, with 22 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Berry
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Gabriella Wright  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Marina Foïs

Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in Marseille's Old Port, with 22 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Berry
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Gabriella Wright  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Marina Foïs

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)

An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Louise Bourgoin  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Philippe Nahon

An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Louise Bourgoin  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Philippe Nahon

Anything for Her (2008)

Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of prison. Convinced of his wife's innocence, Julien ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Cavayé
CAST:  Vincent Lindon  •  Diane Kruger  •  Lancelot Roch  •  Olivier Marchal

Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of prison. Convinced of his wife's innocence, Julien ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Cavayé
CAST:  Vincent Lindon  •  Diane Kruger  •  Lancelot Roch  •  Olivier Marchal

Lost Seamen (2003)

Based on a novel by Jean-Claude Izzo, this melancholic movie focuses on three sailors being the last remaining crew members on their ship which is aground in the harbor of Marseille. After the owner has sold the "Aldébaran", only the Lebanese captain Aziz, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claire Devers
CAST:  Bernard Giraudeau  •  Marie Trintignant  •  Audrey Tautou  •  Darry Cowl

Based on a novel by Jean-Claude Izzo, this melancholic movie focuses on three sailors being the last remaining crew members on their ship which is aground in the harbor of Marseille. After the owner has sold the "Aldébaran", only the Lebanese captain Aziz, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claire Devers
CAST:  Bernard Giraudeau  •  Marie Trintignant  •  Audrey Tautou  •  Darry Cowl

The Connection (2014)

Newly transferred to the bustling port city of Marseille to assist with a crackdown on organized crime, energetic young magistrate Pierre Michel is given a rapid-fire tutorial on the ins and outs of an out-of-control drug trade. Pierre's wildly ambitious mission is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cédric Jimenez
CAST:  Jean Dujardin  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Benoît Magimel  •  Céline Sallette

Newly transferred to the bustling port city of Marseille to assist with a crackdown on organized crime, energetic young magistrate Pierre Michel is given a rapid-fire tutorial on the ins and outs of an out-of-control drug trade. Pierre's wildly ambitious mission is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cédric Jimenez
CAST:  Jean Dujardin  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Benoît Magimel  •  Céline Sallette

The Boss's Daughter (2016)

40-year-old foreman Vital is chosen by Alix (25) as a guinea pig in the anonymous study she is carrying out in her father's factory. The boss's daughter soon finds herself falling under the spell of this reserved, enigmatic worker as he begins to open up to her, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Loustau
CAST:  Olivier Loustau  •  Christa Théret  •  Florence Thomassin  •  Patrick Descamps

40-year-old foreman Vital is chosen by Alix (25) as a guinea pig in the anonymous study she is carrying out in her father's factory. The boss's daughter soon finds herself falling under the spell of this reserved, enigmatic worker as he begins to open up to her, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Loustau
CAST:  Olivier Loustau  •  Christa Théret  •  Florence Thomassin  •  Patrick Descamps

El Niño (2014)

Two youths, Niño and Compi, enter the world of drug smuggling in the Strait of Gibraltar; while two police officers, Jesús and Eva, try to eradicate the contraband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Monzón
CAST:  Luis Tosar  •  Jesús Castro  •  Eduard Fernández  •  Sergi López

Two youths, Niño and Compi, enter the world of drug smuggling in the Strait of Gibraltar; while two police officers, Jesús and Eva, try to eradicate the contraband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Monzón
CAST:  Luis Tosar  •  Jesús Castro  •  Eduard Fernández  •  Sergi López
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