This sequel to "District B13" has local criminal Leito (Belle) re-teaming with law enforcement buddy Damien (Raffaelli) to save the locked-down, crime-ridden sector of Paris known as District 13 once again. This time, corrupt cops led by Gassman (Duval) are trying to raze the lawless suburb and get rich off of the real estate rights. The plot is just a framework to hang the well-choreographed action sequences that utilize the acrobatic technique known as parkour, which star Belle helped originate. Fun for stunt fans, but not too deep. French with subtitles.
The original District B13 (2004) was an adrenalin-fueled martial arts orgy that became a worldwide cult hit. The main question surrounding its sequel, District 13: Ultimatum is essentially what took so long? Unlike a lot of sequels, this franchise has lost no momentum at all in its second ...Read More