Overview

When French criminal Corey gets released from prison, he resolves to never return. He is quickly pulled back into the underworld, however, after a chance encounter with escaped murderer Vogel. Along with former policeman and current alcoholic Jansen, they plot an intricate jewel heist. All the while, quirky Police Commissioner Mattei, who was the one to lose custody of Vogel, is determined to find him.

  1. Jean-Pierre Melville

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Alain Delon

    Alain Delon

    Corey

  2. Bourvil

    Bourvil

    Mattei

  3. Gian Maria Volonté

    Gian Maria Volonté

    Vogel

  4. Yves Montand

    Yves Montand

    Jansen

  5. Paul Crauchet

    Paul Crauchet

    The Receiver

Full Cast & Crew

Le Cercle Rouge
Le Cercle Rouge

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Original Title Le Cercle rouge

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 19, 1970
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 2h 20m

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