Rififi ( Rififi chez les hommes, Du ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1887

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 32

Theatrical Release Date: 06/05/1956

Language: French

Genre: Crime, Mystery

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Jules Dassin

Actors: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Pierre Grasset, Janine Darcey, Magali Noël, Robert Manuel

Plot: A group of aspiring men plan the perfect rip off on paper when human error causes it to go wrong.

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3/4

Snoogans - wrote on 03/06/2015

Story and characters are the most typical of this genre. Fierce acting and stylish direction are a good counterbalance to that. The centerpiece heist is the major highlight of the whole film. It's silence and precise time constraint makes for a unique take on the high stakes snatch-and-grab. Very satisfying.

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4/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 05/18/2012

This is one of the best crime films - stylish and moving from start to finish. The protagonist is a gruff and businesslike seasoned criminal who gives the film weight and urgency. The heist scene is twenty minutes of tense excitement and the resulting backstabbing and intrigue plays like an early Godfather.

Rating of
1/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 10/17/2011

Something to watch

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cinegeek.de - wrote on 03/17/2016

Our Daily Free Stream: Jules Dassin - Rififi (engl. subt.). Our Daily Free Stream: Jules Dassin - Rififi (engl. subt.). Der moderne Bankraub Film (oder neudeutsch "Heist Movie") wurde begründet von Jules Dassin 1954. Seinen ganzen Film konstruierte er um die halbe Stunde, in der die Bankräuber einen Tresor knacken. Die Geburtstunde des Genres, in dem es vor allem darum geht, technisch komplizierte Raubüberfälle vorzuführen. Was macht einen guten "Heist Movie" aus? Er muss sich auf jedes Detail konzentrieren (denn der Teufel steckt bekanntlich im Detail!). Die Nouvelle Vague kürte Rififi zum besten aller Film Noirs (wobei auch bemerkt wurde, dass der Film auf einem wahrhaft bescheuerten Roman beruht). Alles gipfelt in der atemlosen Sequenz des Raubs, die ein Viertel des gesamten …

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