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Pirès, Gérard

Overview
Works: 122 works in 273 publications in 7 languages and 431 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Aviation films  Comedy films  Police films  Crime films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Author of dialog, Author, Film editor, Scenarist, Performer, Costume designer, Creator, Producer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gérard Pirès
Taxi by Gérard Pirès( Visual )

59 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Speed crazy Daniel, a pizza delivery driver, is embarking on a new career as a taxi driver with a license to thrill. When he unwittingly gives a high-speed ride to police officer Emilien, he is forced to accept a deal to keep his licence: a stint as Emilien's personal police car driver. Now on the other side of the law, Daniel becomes the unlikely mastermind behind an investigation into a gang of German bank robbers."--Container
Steal( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends use their extreme sports skills to pull off a series of robberies which will net them millions ... until a no-nonsense detective, a dirty cop, and the mob get involved
Sky fighters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jet aces must pursue a terrorist who has highjacked a Mirage 2000 fighter jet. During the engagement, one of the pilots shoots down the plane. He is dismissed from the service, and his friend resigns in solidarity. But the French government soon needs them back, to land a big airplane contract by winning a race over hostile airspace; a race that pits the Mirage against the American F-16. A tale of pilots, international terrorists and shady government officials, with an airborne finale taking place above the Champs-Élysées during the Bastille Day celebration
Les chevaliers du ciel by Gérard Pirès( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a state-of-the-art fighter plane is stolen from an air show, Captain Marchelli (Benoît Magimel) and Captain Vallois (Clovis Cornillac) of the French Air Force are dispatched to the area over the North Sea where the plane was last seen. Finally chasing it down, Marchelli ignores instructions, and shoots it from the sky. So begins a white-knuckle tale of pilots, international terrorists and shady government officials. All will collide spectacularly above the Champs-Élysées during the Bastille Day military Alliance Française French Film Festival web site
Steal = Extrême inconduite( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taxi by Gérard Pirès( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in French and German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Marselles (France), Daniel, a pizza delivery boy, changes job to become a taxie driver. His specially modified car is so fast even police radar can't spot him. When he unwittingly gives a high-speed ride to a police officer, he is forced to accept a deal to keep his license
Taxi 2 by Gérard Krawczyk( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Japanese ambassador is visiting Marseilles to view the city police's anti-gang violence tactics. During the visit, however, he is kidnapped by a group working for the Japanese yakuza. Young officer Emilien is determined to rescue the ambassador and officer Petra (his girlfriend), who was also kidnapped, and restore the honor of his department. Once again, speed demon taxi-driver Daniel (from the first Taxi movie) is called upon to save the day with his high-speed driving skills
L'agression = Act of agression by Gérard Pirès( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul is taking his family to their holiday on the Riviera when he gets into a game of chicken on the freeway with three aggressive motorcyclists. After he crashes the car, the motorcylists beat him and murder his wife and daughter. He becomes a suspect because there are no witnesses and he isn't certain about identification from the police lineup. Consequently, he takes the law into his own hands. He pursues the murderers with the help of his sister-in-law, who is excited out of her boredom by Paul's unleashing of his own agression. With every aggressive act, the situation spirals further and further out of control
Team riders Ekstremni rop( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double zeró Dvojna ničla by Gérard Pirès( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and Multiple languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un missile vient d'être dérobé et la DGSE est sur les dents. Ses dirigeants pensent qu'il y a un traître dans la maison. Pour récupérer l'arme nucléaire, ils engagent en qualité d'espions, deux loosers accros aux jeux vidéos. Will et Ben serviront de couverture aux vrais agents. Mais si Will et Ben n'étaient pas si chèvre ? De Paris à la Jamaïque, se sentant investis de lourdes responsabilités, ils affrontent la sublime Natty Dreads et son armée de top models pour remonter jusqu'à leur chef mégalomane : Le Mâle
Erotissimo by Gérard Pirès( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Annie mène avec son mari Philippe une existence conjugale paisible, jusqu'au jour où un article de presse l'amène à se poser la question : "est-elle à la hauteur ?". Il y est dit que l'épouse moderne doit être érotique. Annie s'interroge, d'autant que Philippe la délaisse quelque peu. Afin de reconquérir son mari, elle va tout mettre en oeuvre pour devenir l'épouse sexy tant vantée par la presse
Taxi( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in French and Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slim is a roller blading, rock climbing, extreme sports junkie. But where he really gets his kicks is on high-stakes robbery jobs with his talented young crew of thieves. When he's not ripping off banks or armored trucks, Slim finds time to seduce beautiful women like Karen, a detective hot on his trail. As the authorities and the mob, angry about a recent heist close in on Slim and his team, the risks increase but so do the rewards
Monsieur William( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasia chez les ploucs by Gérard Pirès( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La transposition de l'humour ravageur du roman passe parfois et donne un spectacle burlesque et des images délirantes
L'Amour en fuite by François Truffaut( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stratégies vidéo( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riders( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una banda de atracadores profesionales cuya especialidad son sus espectaculares escapadas. Desaparecen entre la multitud mezclándose con los corredores de una maratón de patinaje, o asaltando un furgón blindado gracias a su habilidad para los deportes de riesgo: patinaje en línea, caída libre. Slim, el cerebro del grupo, idea un atraco final que les permitirá hacer cinco robos consecutivos en cinco días, y con los que obtendrán 20 millones de dólares
Taxi( )

3 editions published in 2000 in Undetermined and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surf( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Gérard Pirès Frans filmregisseur

Gérard Pirès französischer Filmregisseur

Gérard Pirès French film director

Gérard Pirès regista e sceneggiatore francese

Pires, Gerard 1942-

Жерар Пирес французский кинорежиссёр

Жерар Пірес

Пирес, Жерар

ג'רארד פירס

ژرار پیره فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان فرانسوی

삐레, 제라르 1942-

피레, 제라르 1942-

피레스, 제라르 1942-

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