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Actors: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno

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A group of ex-spies/agents are looking for a new job. They are hired to find a briefcase. No one knows what is in the briefcase or why it is important. The group plans out their attacks and try to recover the briefcase. However, soon people in their group betray them, so they can sell the briefcase to terrorist groups. Two of the remaining group work together to get the briefcase and kill the traitors.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer



A group of former spies in 1990s Europe are hired to recover a stolen case. Betrayal, intrigue, and action follow, as each character seems to have a different motivation for pursuing the prize. In addition to searching for the mysterious case, Sam (Robert de Niro) and his comrades seem to be seeking validation in the post-Cold War world, where their services are no longer needed by governments. For this reason they are like the Ronin -- masterless samurai with no lord to follow or purpose to fulfill. Ronin is blessed with an incisive script written by David Mamet and impressive direction (including a spectacular series of car chases) by John Frankenheimer.
The review of this Movie prepared by Matthew



In post-Cold War Europe, Irish terrorists recruit an international team to capture a briefcase with something- we don't know what- that is important inside it. A gun battle movie, with lots of good one-linersd and car chases. Plus De Niro is pretty cool in this one.
The review of this Movie prepared by Dave



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char doing spying/sabotage Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   state secrets    -   money/gems/treasure

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles

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