District 13: Ultimatum

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Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.

Release Year: 2009

Rating: 6.4/10 (13,397 voted)

Critic's Score: 64/100

Patrick Alessandrin

Stars: Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Philippe Torreton

After a successful mission against drug lords, the efficient Captain Damien Tomaso is framed at home with three kilograms of heroin planted by the police in his kitchen and he is arrested. Meanwhile a group of teenagers film the action of dirty agents leaded by Roland from the security agency executing policemen in their car and then leaving the car with the corpses in the 13th District to blame the gangs and begin a civil war. Behind these events, the corrupt chief of the security agency Walter Gassman had received a huge amount as kickback from the constructor Harriburton that has interest to construct buildings in the poor area and uses the situation to force the President of France to authorize to nuke five towers in the district. The teenager with the film is hunted by the police but he delivers the memory card to Leito meanwhile Damien calls him from the precinct asking for help. The…


Cyril Raffaelli

Capt. Damien Tomaso

David Belle


Philippe Torreton

Le président de la République

Daniel Duval

Walter Gassman

Elodie Yung


MC Jean Gab'1


James Deano

Karl le skin

Laouni Mouhid


(as La Fouine)

Fabrice Feltzinger

Little Montana

Pierre-Marie Mosconi


Johnny Amaro

Policier centre de contrôle

Pascal D'Amato

Le garde escaller préfecture

Guy Amram

Le chef commando GIGN

Pascal Aubert

Le Chef De Poste

Jean-Gilles Barbier

Le commandant de police


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Release Date: 18 February 2009

Filming Locations: Belgrade, Serbia

Box Office Details

Budget: €12,000,000


Opening Weekend: €2,769,105
(22 February 2009)
(410 Screens)

Gross: $36,039
(28 March 2010)

Technical Specs


Did You Know?


Filming lasted 14 weeks.


Revealing mistakes:
At one point, the main character is using what seems like a monocular telescope to oversee the situation. The next shot confirms this when the screen shows as if you were looking through one. However, the device used is not a telescope, but a night vision monocular. Not only the model can be recognized (it's of "Yukon" brand), but also the 2nd (smaller) lens on the device, which is actually a IR emitter. Using this device at day will not allow to see very much. Moreover, the following shot of the telescope view should be green because thats what one sees when viewing in night vision.


What are you doing?

Capt. Damien Tomaso:

I don't like it when you think.

User Review

Highly enjoyable action movie

Rating: 7/10

Highly enjoyable action movie. Great fights, stunts and a good story
which lead to a satisfying ending. Even after all this, I still prefer
the first movie, because it introduced us to Parkour. Few years later,
Parkour is popular the world over and it's because of films like this
and Casino Royale. The first movie had arguably the best action
sequences I'd seen for a long time, so it's no surprise for a sequel to
pop up, which cranks up the action 10 fold. Good performances,
especially from the two leads, who have the right chemistry for this
action comedy. Both Belle and Raffaelli are chief pratitioners in the
art of Parkour, but also show that they're pretty adept at acting too.
I hope they make a third movie because it would be great to see these
guys on screen together again. One of the better movies of the year
unsurprisingly and I say that because I knew what to expect whilst
watching this film and I wasn't disappointed. All in all a fun action
movie, that many will enjoy, I know I did.