A Prophet Synopsis
An Arab prisoner (Tahar Rahim) becomes a powerful crime kingpin.
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An Excitement & Realism Rarely Captured in Cinema

By dermycar
Director Jacques Audiard should be commended for depicting a visceral and intimate look inside a desperate attempt by a young boy to survive inside prison, while remarkably becoming a criminal...

When Bad Is Good

By fm10012
This movie is like "OZ" gone Hollywood. I love indies and this one is a 'must see'. It is gritty and realistic. I'm not a gangster but I kinda think the movie left me thinking that this is probably...

Five Word Review

By akdouglas
newbie prison hunk kicks ass...


By nuzman9
The subtitles are flashed in and out rather quickly, sometimes, but the suspense and storyline keep you glued to the screen. Don't miss it!!!...

Five Word Review

By granpanda
poignant raw unpredictable intricate unforgettable...

Best Movie I've Seen Since Hurt Locker

By finman66
I loved this movie. 2.5 hours long and riveting the whole time. Avoided mafia & prison cliches while telling a quintessential mafia/prison story....

the prophet

By fandecinema
Very long film. Good suspense. very violent as can be expected. good acting. I came out convinced that Guantanamo terrorist detention center is a pinic,compare to a french jail, and one more...

Five Word Review

By uehrman
plot photography acting lengthy violent...

"Just on the edge of the edge of greatness"

By moviefanatic798
What is really great about this movie, is the plot as a whole. An Arabian man who is sentenced to six years in prison soon is confronted by a Corsican gang who gives him several tasks to do, soon...

"Prophet is a Profit"

By movie_watcher5
In terms of satisfying viewing that is (sorry). "A Prophet" is a fresh approach to the crime genre. Exciting and unpredictable, with an epic-like tone, this is a revealing look at the European prison...

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Rated R | For violence, sexual content, nudity, language and drug material