2018 "The greatest escape adventure ever told"
7.2| 2h14m| R| en| More Info
Released: 24 August 2018 Released
Producted By: Red Granite Pictures
Country: United States of America
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Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship with Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who needs his protection.



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Karry Best movie of this year hands down!
ThedevilChoose When a movie has you begging for it to end not even half way through it's pure crap. We've all seen this movie and this characters millions of times, nothing new in it. Don't waste your time.
TrueHello Fun premise, good actors, bad writing. This film seemed to have potential at the beginning but it quickly devolves into a trite action film. Ultimately it's very boring.
Voxitype Good films always raise compelling questions, whether the format is fiction or documentary fact.
stephontarvin This actually turned out great! Giving it a 7 because of the actors! Quality acting and it was a decent remake.
chiaragiacobelli The story told in this movie, a real one, is interesting to discover, as for the protagonist and the historical contest in which it happened. A great interpretation for Charlie Hunnam and a good quality of the remake, however the film screep is not so intriguing and sometimes the rythm is really slow. I didn't like the direct violence used in many scenes, maybe it was not necessary and everything could have been more balanced. It was a good idea but not completely successful.
Michael Davies Well worthy of your time a very gritty and intense remake
svhot "Papillon" is based on a true story of a French thief who becomes friends with one of his fellow prison mates, and together they plan an escape. It is the remake of the 1973 movie of the same name.Hunnam, who plays the main protagonist, gives a brilliant performance. He is an intelligent actor who has given his own original touch to the role. He plays the role with a lot of realism and intensity. The surprise package of "Papillon" is Rami Malek, who plays Hunnam's friend. He has given an outstanding performance that challenges the one originally done by the great Dustin Hoffman.The direction is effective and the original atmosphere of the 1973 flick has been captured well enough.