When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they infiltrate in the Turkish mafia trying to find the answer to the crimes. Meanwhile, the worker Anna Heymes is being submitted to a brain treatment and has severe headaches and glimpses of memories and visions. When these two parallel events collide, disclose that the Turkish organization "The Wolves" is behind them.

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  1. Jean-Christophe Grangé

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Chris Nahon

    Director, Screenplay

  3. Franck Ollivier


  4. Christian Clavier


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jean Reno

    Jean Reno

    Jean-Louis Schiffer

  2. Arly Jover

    Arly Jover

    Anna Heymes

  3. Jocelyn Quivrin

    Jocelyn Quivrin

    Paul Nerteaux

  4. Laura Morante

    Laura Morante

    Mathilde Uran

  5. Philippe du Janerand

    Philippe du Janerand

    Le légiste

  6. Philippe Bas

    Philippe Bas


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Original Title L'Empire des loups

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 2h 8m

Budget $24,000,000.00

Revenue $11,875,866.00

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Release Information

  • December 27, 2005
    R, Theatrical



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