Bastille Day

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"With law comes disorder"
  • R
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 6.3  (50,631)
  • 48

Bastille Day is a high-action thriller that takes place in modern-day Paris. Directed by James Watkins, the film stars Idris Elba as Sean Briar, a CIA agent who is sent to France to stop a terrorist attack. Richard Madden plays Michael Mason, an American living in Paris who gets tangled up in a plot to destroy the city. As the movie opens, we see Michael pickpocketing and stealing from tourists in Paris. He is skilled at his craft and seems to be getting away with it. However, his luck runs out when he steals a bag that contains a bomb. The bomb detonates, causing chaos and destruction on a busy street.

As the investigation into the bombing begins, Sean Briar is sent to Paris to assist the French authorities. He is a tough, no-nonsense agent who doesn't play by the rules. He quickly becomes aware that there is more to the bombing than meets the eye.

Soon, he discovers that Michael was the one who stole the bomb and he sets out to find him. Michael, who is initially unaware of the severity of the situation, is on the run from both the authorities and the terrorists who are after him.

As the two men eventually team up, they uncover a web of corruption, political intrigue, and double-crosses that lead them to the heart of the terrorist plot. Charlotte Le Bon plays Zoe, a French woman who gets caught up in the chaos and becomes a key ally to Michael and Sean.

Throughout the movie, the tension builds as the threat of another attack looms over Paris. The action sequences are well-choreographed and intense, keeping the audience on the edge of their seats. There are several twists and turns that keep the plot interesting and unpredictable.

Idris Elba shines in his role as Sean Briar, bringing a gravitas and intensity that commands attention. Richard Madden also delivers a solid performance as the charismatic and street-smart Michael. Charlotte Le Bon adds a touch of vulnerability and heart to the movie.

Bastille Day is not just a straight-up action movie. It touches on themes of political corruption, government surveillance, and the impact of terrorism on society. As the story unfolds, we are forced to confront some uncomfortable truths about the world we live in.

Overall, Bastille Day is an entertaining and thought-provoking thriller that delivers on both action and story. It is a well-crafted movie that keeps you engaged from start to finish.

Bastille Day is a 2016 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 48.

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    6.3  (50,631)
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