Monte Carlo or Bust! is a 1969 British/French/Italian co-production comedy film, also known by its American title, Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies.
the movie has a way better happy ending. the guy gets the girl. turns out it s her son is also his son. they get the money and live happy ever after. in the book. he leaves the woman turns her son against the family and only a few people are happy ever after.
Flawless kinda has that feel. It s about a diamond heist, really good and underrated movie.
In 1815, Edmond Dantés , Second Mate of a French merchant vessel, and his friend Fernand Mondego, representative of the shipping company, seek medical help at Elba for their ailing captain. Napoleon Bonaparte , having kept his guardians from killing the pair, exchanges his physician’s services with Edmond for the delivery of a letter to a Monsieur Clarion.
In Marseille , the company owner Morrell commends Edmond for his bravery, promoting him to captain over First Mate Danglars, who gave Edmond explicit orders not to land at Elba. Edmond states his intention to marry his girlfriend, Mercédès, whom Fernand lusts after.
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
After a thirteen-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a six-year-old boy, Guem-Ja Lee seeks vengeance on the man truly responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow. See full summary
There are several film versions of the book none of which could or tried to capture the detail and nuance of the book. Most of the people who made these movies knew the book was better.
After a thirteen-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a six-year-old boy, Guem-Ja Lee seeks vengeance on the man truly responsible for the boy''s death. With the help of fellow. See full summary
And let’s get one thing straight: We’re keeping this list pretty purebred as far as that whole vengeance goes. That means great movies that involve revenge, but aren’t necessarily revenge movies (like Gladiator, The Godfather, or Batman Begins) were not considered.
These films are all about what happens when the police are powerless, when justice fails, and good men go bad. We’re talking high body counts, higher bullet counts, and the righteous fury of men pushed too far.