Mesrine is a two-film French saga starring Vincent Cassel as Jacques Mesrine, one of the most infamous criminals in French history. If you’ve seen the trailer below, or just seen pretty much any gangster movie made in the last 40 or so years, then you’ve probably got a pretty good idea of what these movies are like – which isn’t a slam or anything. I’m just saying that Mesrine doesn’t really re-invent the wheel when it comes to the genre.

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