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The Professional (1981)
Not Rated
108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Victim of a plot which has resulted in his imprisonment in a Central African jail for two years, a French secret agent arrives in Paris to settle accounts.
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Writers
Patrick Alexander (novel "Death of a Thin-Skinned Animal") | Georges Lautner (adaptation) | Jacques Audiard (adaptation) | Michel Audiard (dialogue)
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Release date
Oct 21, 1981 (France)

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Cast

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38 cast members
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Jean-Paul Belmondo
Josselin Beaumont dit 'Joss' Josselin Beaumont dit 'Joss'   See fewer
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Jean Desailly
Le ministre Le ministre   See fewer
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Cyrielle Clair
Alice Ancelin (as Cyrielle Claire) Alice Ancelin (as Cyrielle Claire)   See fewer
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Marie-Christine Descouard
Doris Frederiksen Doris Frederiksen   See fewer
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Elisabeth Margoni
Jeanne Baumont Jeanne Baumont   See fewer
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Jean-Louis Richard
Le colonel Martin Le colonel Martin   See fewer
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Michel Beaune
Le capitaine Edouard Valeras Le capitaine Edouard Valeras   See fewer
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Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu
L'inspecteur Farges (as Bernard Donnadieu) L'inspecteur Farges (as Bernard Donnadieu)   See fewer
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Pierre Saintons
Le président N'Jala Le président N'Jala   See fewer
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Gérard Darrieu
L'instructeur Picard L'instructeur Picard   See fewer
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Sidiki Bakaba
Le prisonnier évadé Le prisonnier évadé   See fewer
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Baaron
Le président du tribunal Le président du tribunal   See fewer
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Robert Hossein
Le commissaire Rosen Le commissaire Rosen   See fewer
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Dany Kogan
Le sergent Gruber Le sergent Gruber   See fewer
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Marc Lamole
Le serveur d'hôtel Le serveur d'hôtel   See fewer
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Jacques Canselier
Le petit homme aux fleurs Le petit homme aux fleurs   See fewer
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Bernard Marcellin
Le premier agent du service secret Le premier agent du service secret   See fewer
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Jean-Claude Bouillaud
Le deuxième agent du service secret Le deuxième agent du service secret   See fewer
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Claude-Bernard Perot
Le troisième agent du service secret Le troisième agent du service secret   See fewer
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Yves Pignot
Le quatrième agent du service secret Le quatrième agent du service secret   See fewer
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Cheik Doukouré
Le docteur de l' infirmerie Le docteur de l' infirmerie   See fewer
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Pascal N'Zonzi
Arthur - le secrétaire de Njala Arthur - le secrétaire de Njala   See fewer
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Serge Nubret
L'infirmier au procès L'infirmier au procès   See fewer
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Guillaume Corea
Le procureur Le procureur   See fewer
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André Weber
Le clochard 'associé' Le clochard 'associé'   See fewer
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Michel Berreur
Un clochard Un clochard   See fewer
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Julien Bukowski
Un clochard Un clochard   See fewer
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Pierre Forget
Un clochard Un clochard   See fewer
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René Lafleur
Un clochard Un clochard   See fewer
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Maurice Auzel
Le premier poulet Le premier poulet   See fewer
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Daniel Breton
Le second poulet Le second poulet   See fewer
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Bele Mukeba
Le premier gardien du bagne Le premier gardien du bagne   See fewer
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Samuel Nolison
Le second gardien du bagne Le second gardien du bagne   See fewer
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Beate Kopp
La postière La postière   See fewer
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Sidney Kotto
Le speaker télé Le speaker télé   See fewer
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Steve Jovanovic
Le cinquième agent du service secret (uncredited) Le cinquième agent du service secret (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charly Koubesserian
Un homme a la gare (uncredited) Un homme a la gare (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pierre Vernier
Salvatore Volfoni (uncredited) Salvatore Volfoni (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 14,500 votes