Operation Corned Beef (1991)

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Operation Corned Beef: Directed by Jean-Marie Poiré. With Christian Clavier, Jean Reno, Isabelle Renauld, Valérie Lemercier. Squale, an ace spy, is called back from South America to carry out a tough operation. Goal: dismantle an international arms traffic masterminded by an important French government official. Squale triggers off a squall that blasts away everything in its wake: people, cars, and helicopters. The Lemercier, Clavier and Reno trio steal the thunder in this uproarious operation.

“Who would have ever thought that Jamie Foxx and Tom Cruise would be an on screen duo? Well it has happened in fine fashion. Michael Mannu0026#39;s articulate direction and his obsession with nitetime LA have made this film fast paced an smooth looking. The basic plot revolves around Foxx as a cabbie who catches a stroke of bad luck by acquiring Cruise as a passenger. Cruise turns out to be a hit-man who is picking people off as his temporary employer sees fit. A wild ride through LAu0026#39;s nightlife gives way for a journey of self-realization for Foxx (whom dreams of his own limo company and tropical islands). The slick script and sophistication of the plot and character development always keep the audience on the edge of their seats. Although this movie has received good ratings, I feel that the film is slightly overlooked. Collateral serves as a great model for how thrillers should be made, and it delivers a great breakthrough performance by Foxx. Well Done!”

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