Jérémie Renier

Jérémie Renier (born 6 January 1981) is a Belgian actor. He lives in Paris, France. His film debut was in the critically praised La Promesse (1996), directed by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne. He became better known to worldwide audiences in Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) and L'Enfant (2005). The latter was also directed by the Dardenne brothers.

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In Bruges (2008)

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Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin McDonagh
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Clémence Poésy

Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin McDonagh
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Clémence Poésy

Atonement (2007)

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As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

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In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Gans
CAST:  Samuel Le Bihan  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Émilie Dequenne  •  Monica Bellucci

In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Gans
CAST:  Samuel Le Bihan  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Émilie Dequenne  •  Monica Bellucci

The Child (2005)

Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Déborah François  •  Jérémie Segard  •  François Olivier

Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Déborah François  •  Jérémie Segard  •  François Olivier

La Promesse (1996)

Igor, aged 15, and his father Roger deal in housing and peddling illicit labor in the outlying districts of Liege, Belgium. Scams, lies and swindling rule their lives. When one of his father’s illegal workers gets injured on the job and asks Igor to promise to take ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Olivier Gourmet  •  Assita Ouedraogo  •  Florian Delain

Igor, aged 15, and his father Roger deal in housing and peddling illicit labor in the outlying districts of Liege, Belgium. Scams, lies and swindling rule their lives. When one of his father’s illegal workers gets injured on the job and asks Igor to promise to take ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Olivier Gourmet  •  Assita Ouedraogo  •  Florian Delain

The Kid with a Bike (2011)

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Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in the hands of an unqualified childcare provider.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Cécile de France  •  Thomas Doret  •  Fabrizio Rongione

Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in the hands of an unqualified childcare provider.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Cécile de France  •  Thomas Doret  •  Fabrizio Rongione

San Antonio (2004)

While a terrorist epidemy strikes the world leaders, the commissaire San-Antonio and his partner, the lieutenant Bérurier, have to escort the French ambassador in a British hotel. But after a negligence of Bérurier (one more little sex affair...), San-Antonio ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frédéric Auburtin
CAST:  Gérard Lanvin  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Barbara Schulz  •  Luis Rego

While a terrorist epidemy strikes the world leaders, the commissaire San-Antonio and his partner, the lieutenant Bérurier, have to escort the French ambassador in a British hotel. But after a negligence of Bérurier (one more little sex affair...), San-Antonio ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frédéric Auburtin
CAST:  Gérard Lanvin  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Barbara Schulz  •  Luis Rego

Possessions (2012)

Bruno and Maryline move into a small town of the French Apls, chasing their dream for a better life. But their primary enthusiasm becomes disappointment, anger and jealousy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Guirado
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Julie Depardieu  •  Lucien Jean-Baptiste  •  Alexandra Lamy

Bruno and Maryline move into a small town of the French Apls, chasing their dream for a better life. But their primary enthusiasm becomes disappointment, anger and jealousy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Guirado
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Julie Depardieu  •  Lucien Jean-Baptiste  •  Alexandra Lamy

Trophy Wife (2010)

A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Ozon
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Fabrice Luchini  •  Karin Viard

A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Ozon
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Fabrice Luchini  •  Karin Viard

My Way (2012)

A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from his childhood in Egypt through his success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Florent-Emilio Siri
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Benoît Magimel  •  Monica Scattini  •  Sabrina Seyvecou

A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from his childhood in Egypt through his success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Florent-Emilio Siri
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Benoît Magimel  •  Monica Scattini  •  Sabrina Seyvecou

White Elephant (2012)

The "Villa Virgin", a shantytown in the slums of Buenos Aires. Julian and Nicolas, two priests and long-standing friends, work tirelessly to help the local people. Julian uses his political connections to oversee the construction of a hospital. Nicolas joins him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pablo Trapero
CAST:  Ricardo Darín  •  Martina Gusman  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Federico Benjamín Barga

The "Villa Virgin", a shantytown in the slums of Buenos Aires. Julian and Nicolas, two priests and long-standing friends, work tirelessly to help the local people. Julian uses his political connections to oversee the construction of a hospital. Nicolas joins him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pablo Trapero
CAST:  Ricardo Darín  •  Martina Gusman  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Federico Benjamín Barga

The Wedding Cake (2010)

The wedding of Vincent and Berenger does not begin well. For starters, the fabulous cake for the reception falls apart as the butler of the château, and one of the caterers is taking down a flight of stairs falls. The cream puffs are carefully picked up from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denys Granier-Deferre
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Dominique Lavanant  •  Léa Drucker

The wedding of Vincent and Berenger does not begin well. For starters, the fabulous cake for the reception falls apart as the butler of the château, and one of the caterers is taking down a flight of stairs falls. The cream puffs are carefully picked up from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denys Granier-Deferre
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Dominique Lavanant  •  Léa Drucker

Pretend I'm Not Here (2001)

Student Eric kills time by spying on his neighbors. Compulsively taking notes on everything within binocular range from his bedroom window, he harasses his neighbors by sending unsigned notes and making their private affairs public. When they discover his identity ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Jahan
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Aurore Clément  •  Johan Leysen  •  Sami Bouajila

Student Eric kills time by spying on his neighbors. Compulsively taking notes on everything within binocular range from his bedroom window, he harasses his neighbors by sending unsigned notes and making their private affairs public. When they discover his identity ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Jahan
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Aurore Clément  •  Johan Leysen  •  Sami Bouajila

Private Property (2006)

Since Luc granted a divorce to Pascale ten years ago, he paid generous alimony and left a fine country house as long as their twin sons remain at home. Pascale always acted as if she was the provider and head of the household, even now the inseparable brothers are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Lafosse
CAST:  Isabelle Huppert  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Yannick Renier  •  Patrick Descamps

Since Luc granted a divorce to Pascale ten years ago, he paid generous alimony and left a fine country house as long as their twin sons remain at home. Pascale always acted as if she was the provider and head of the household, even now the inseparable brothers are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Lafosse
CAST:  Isabelle Huppert  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Yannick Renier  •  Patrick Descamps

Work Hard, Play Hard (2004)

Philippe Seigner starts his career in business consulting at the posh Paris seat of McGregor. His first serious task is delicate: An audit at a factory, which is about to be taken over. As he soon realizes, this will mean sacking about 80 employees. However, his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marc Moutout
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Laurent Lucas  •  Cylia Malki  •  Olivier Perrier

Philippe Seigner starts his career in business consulting at the posh Paris seat of McGregor. His first serious task is delicate: An audit at a factory, which is about to be taken over. As he soon realizes, this will mean sacking about 80 employees. However, his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marc Moutout
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Laurent Lucas  •  Cylia Malki  •  Olivier Perrier

A Love to Hide (2005)

A young Jewish girl, Sarah, is looking to escape the clutches of the Third Reich after seeing her parents and sister brutally slain by a smuggler who betrayed them while attempting to escape to England. Terrified, she is sheltered by her childhood friend Jean, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Faure
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Louise Monot  •  Bruno Todeschini  •  Nicolas Gob

A young Jewish girl, Sarah, is looking to escape the clutches of the Third Reich after seeing her parents and sister brutally slain by a smuggler who betrayed them while attempting to escape to England. Terrified, she is sheltered by her childhood friend Jean, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Faure
CAST:  Jérémie Renier  •  Louise Monot  •  Bruno Todeschini  •  Nicolas Gob

Tomorrow at Dawn (2009)

Mathieu, a piano virtuoso, goes home to help his brother Paul to take care of their sick mother. Paul is into reenacting old battles, dressing up and getting into character, even dueling if necessary. Mathieu gets involved in this world and play becomes real.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denis Dercourt
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Anne Marivin  •  Gabriella Wright

Mathieu, a piano virtuoso, goes home to help his brother Paul to take care of their sick mother. Paul is into reenacting old battles, dressing up and getting into character, even dueling if necessary. Mathieu gets involved in this world and play becomes real.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denis Dercourt
CAST:  Vincent Perez  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Anne Marivin  •  Gabriella Wright

The Pornographer (2001)

Jacques Laurent made pornographic films in the 1970s and '80s, but had put that aside for 20 years. His artistic ideas, born of the '60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. Older and paunchier, he is now directing a porno again. Jacques's artistry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Bonello
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Alice Houri

Jacques Laurent made pornographic films in the 1970s and '80s, but had put that aside for 20 years. His artistic ideas, born of the '60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. Older and paunchier, he is now directing a porno again. Jacques's artistry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Bonello
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Alice Houri

Criminal Lovers (1999)

After a perverted impulse drives them to kill, Alice and her boyfriend, Luc, drag the body into the woods, only to find themselves hopelessly lost – much like the fairy-tale plight of Hansel and Gretel. Starving and with no hope of being found, they chance upon a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Ozon
CAST:  Natacha Régnier  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Miki Manojlović  •  Salim Kechiouche

After a perverted impulse drives them to kill, Alice and her boyfriend, Luc, drag the body into the woods, only to find themselves hopelessly lost – much like the fairy-tale plight of Hansel and Gretel. Starving and with no hope of being found, they chance upon a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Ozon
CAST:  Natacha Régnier  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Miki Manojlović  •  Salim Kechiouche
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