The Outsider (1983)

Director
Jacques Deray

Main cast
Jean-Paul Belmondo; Henry Silva; Carlos Sotto Mayor; Pierre Vernier; Maurice Barrier

Genres
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Description
In another typical Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicle, the French action hero plays a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord (Henry Silva) who is essentially inaccessible -- but not immortal. Stunts (performed by Belmondo) and chase scenes on land and water enliven the story, but the scenes with Belmondo's love interest are rather marginal themselves.


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