Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse

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Crimson Rivers II:
Angels of the Apocalypse
Crimson Rivers II DVD cover.jpg
New Zealand DVD cover
Directed by Olivier Dahan
Produced by Ilan Goldman
Written by Luc Besson
Starring Jean Reno
Benoit Magimel
Christopher Lee
Camille Natta
Music by Colin Towns
Cinematography Alex Lamarque
Edited by Richard Marizy
Distributed by TriStar Pictures (US)
Release date
Running time
100 minutes
Country France
Language French
Budget $21 million
Box office $55.8 million[1]

Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse, known as Les Rivières pourpres II: Les anges de l'apocalypse in the French release, is a 2004 action thriller film movie starring Jean Reno, Benoit Magimel and Christopher Lee. It is directed by Olivier Dahan and produced by Ilan Goldman. The movie is the sequel to the 2000 film, The Crimson Rivers, also known as Les Rivières pourpres in the French release. The movie is inspired by the book Les rivières pourpres by writer Jean-Christophe Grangé.


After a body is found in the walls of a French monastery, Commissaire Niemans, played by Jean Reno, teams up with Detective Reda, played by Benoit Magimel, who is already investigating a murder of his own. As with the first movie, the pair's investigations intertwine and soon they are looking at a giant conspiracy involving a secretive group of monks on amphetamines led by Heinrich von Garten, played by Christopher Lee, searching for a treasure hidden by King Lothair II somewhere near the Maginot Line. Reno and Magimel are joined by a religious specialist called Marie, played by Camille Natta.



  1. ^ "Les Rivières pourpres 2, Les Anges de l\'Apocalypse (Crimson Rivers 2) (2004)". Retrieved 29 September 2017.

External links

  • Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse on IMDb
  • Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse at Rotten Tomatoes
  • Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse at Box Office Mojo

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