Bel Ami (2012) Movie

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Ratings / Votes
5.3/ 10 (9667 Votes)

MPAA Ratings
Rated R for some strong sexuality, nudity and brief language

Production Company
19 Entertainment [gb] - (as XIX Film) (in association with)
Protagonist Pictures [gb] - (in association with)
Rai Cinema [it] - (in association with)
Redwave Films [gb] - (as Red Wave)

Production Designer

All Producers

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Release Date
(Germany) - 17 February 2012
(UK) - 22 February 2012
(Portugal) - 23 February 2012
(Belgium) - 29 February 2012
(Ireland) - 9 March 2012

Running Time

Possessed by love. Consumed by desire. Temptation. Seduction. Obsession.

adultery, bare-chested-male, based-on-novel, cough, dinner-party, erotica, ex-soldier, extramarital-affair, funeral, husband-wife-relationship, infidelity, jealousy, male-rear-nudity, marriage, newspaper, paris-france, pear, poverty, prostitute, reporter, title-spoken-by-character, topless-female-nudity, tuberculosis, two-word-title, unfaithfulness,

Technical Support
CAM:Arricam LT
CAM:Arricam ST
MET:2798 m - (Portugal, 35 mm)
OFM:35 mm - (Kodak Vision2 200T 5217, Vision3 500T 5219)
PCS:Digital Intermediate - (2K) (master format)
PCS:Super 35 - (3-perf) (source format)
PFM:35 mm - (anamorphic)
RAT:2.35 : 1

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Full Cast

  1. Atkins, Lasco as (uncredited) [French Waiter]
  2. Cheney, Matthew (II) as [Dancer] <23>
  3. Czukor, Balázs as [Priest] <20>
  4. Dunne, Frank (I) as [Bishop] <16>
  5. Ellsworth, Ryan as [Journalist]
  6. Eszes, Szabolcs as [Young man at restaurant]
  7. Fiddy, James as (uncredited) [Parisian Gentleman]
  8. Fulford, Christopher as [Police Commisioner] <14>
  9. Glenister, Philip as [Charles Forestier] <6>
  10. Gourounlian, Arthur (I) as [Dancer]
  11. Gregg, Jason (I) as (uncredited) [Gavante Man]
  12. Harders, Jake as [Journalist]
  13. Higgins, Anthony (I) as [Comte de Vaudrec] <10>
  14. Jewitt, Neil (II) as [Dancer in brothel]
  15. Lance, James (I) as [François Laroche] <9>
  16. Lough, Dorian as (voice) [Narrator] <25>
  17. Meaney, Colm as [Monsieur Rousset] <5>
  18. Meylan, David as (uncredited) [Journalist/Paper Boy]
  19. Muggeridge, Tom as [Dancer] <22>
  20. Newsome, Adam as (uncredited) [Journalist]
  21. Pattinson, Robert as [Georges Duroy] <1>
  22. Peterson, Todd (I) as [Journalist]
  23. Piper, Chris (II) as [Dancer]
  24. Potts, George (II) as [Chief Cashier] <17>
  25. Torrens, Pip as [Paul the Butler] <13>
  26. Walker, Timothy (I) as [Solicitor] <12>
  27. Albert, Audrey as [Duchesse]
  28. Barnes, Sophie as
  29. Barrett, Rebecca (IV) as [Dancer] <21>
  30. Grainger, Holliday as [Suzanne Rousset] <7>
  31. Jerome, Ceri as [Dancer]
  32. Marston, Amy as [Nanny] <15>
  33. Ricci, Christina (I) as [Clotilde de Marelle] <4>
  34. Scott Thomas, Kristin as [Virginie Rousset] <3>
  35. Temiz, Senem as [Ball Guest]
  36. Tena, Natalia as [Rachel the Prostitute] <8>
  37. Thurman, Uma as [Madeleine Forestier] <2>
  38. Webb, Eloise as [Laurine de Marelle]


  1. Drama

Full Plot

Georges Duroy is a penniless soldier returning from war. He travels to Paris in a search for ways to improve his social and financial status. He uses his wit and powers of seduction to charm wealthy women. Anonymous Plot not found

Total Business

GR: USD 119,919 (USA) (29 July 2012) GR: USD 117,210 (USA) (22 July 2012) GR: USD 114,371 (USA) (15 July 2012) GR: USD 111,450 (USA) (8 July 2012) GR: USD 102,194 (USA) (1 July 2012) GR: USD 94,066 (USA) (24 June 2012) GR: USD 72,853 (USA) (17 June 2012) GR: USD 38,018 (USA) (10 June 2012) OW: USD 38,018 (USA) (10 June 2012) (16 screens) SD: February 2010 - 20 April 2010 WG: USD 1,887 (USA) (29 July 2012) (2 screens) WG: USD 2,084 (USA) (22 July 2012) (1 screen) WG: USD 1,421 (USA) (15 July 2012) (2 screens) WG: USD 5,165 (USA) (8 July 2012) (5 screens) WG: USD 3,065 (USA) (1 July 2012) (6 screens) WG: USD 11,388 (USA) (24 June 2012) (13 screens) WG: USD 16,619 (USA) (17 June 2012) (12 screens) WG: USD 38,018 (USA) (10 June 2012) (16 screens)

Movie Certificate

16 (Ireland)
12 (Czech Republic)
M/16 (Portugal)
15 (UK)
M18 (Singapore)
12 (Netherlands)
MA15+ (Australia)
18 (South Korea)
A (India)
B15 (Mexico)
III (Hong Kong)
R15+ (Japan)
13 (Argentina)
12 (Germany)


  1. Falivene, Stefano

Dress Designers

  1. Dicks-Mireaux, Odile


01 Distribution [it] - (2012) (Italy) (all media)
Alfa Films [ar] - (2012) (Argentina) (theatrical)
Bontonfilm [cz] - (2012) (Czech Republic) (theatrical)
California Filmes [br] - (2012) (Brazil) (all media)
Camilla Internusa PT [id] - (2012) (Indonesia) (all media)
CatchPlay [tw] - (2012) (Taiwan) (all media)
Central Partnership [ru] - (2012) (Russia) (all media)
Encore Films [sg] - (2012) (Singapore) (theatrical)
Film1 [nl] - (2013) (Netherlands) (TV) (limited)
Filmax [es] - (2012) (Spain) (all media)
Front Row Filmed Entertainment [ae] - (2012) (United Arab Emirates) (all media) (Middle East)
Golden Scene [hk] - (2013) (Hong Kong) (DVD)
Golden Scene [hk] - (2013) (Hong Kong) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
Golden Village Pictures [sg] - (2012) (Singapore) (theatrical)
Hollywood Entertainment [gr] - (2012) (Greece) (all media)
Hopscotch Films [au] - (2012) (Australia) (all media)
Incognito Films [lt] - (2012) (Estonia) (theatrical)
Incognito Films [lt] - (2012) (Latvia) (theatrical)
Incognito Films [lt] - (2012) (Lithuania) (theatrical)
Independent Films [nl] - (2012) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
Kinowelt Filmverleih [de] - (2012) (Germany) (theatrical)
Magnolia Pictures [us] - (2012) (USA) (theatrical)
MediaPro Distribution [ro] - (2012) (Romania) (all media)
Optimum Releasing [gb] - (2012) (UK) (theatrical)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment [us] - (2012) (USA) (DVD)
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) [us] - (2012) (USA) (all media) (exluding theatrical)
StudioCanal [de] - (2012) (Germany) (DVD)
StudioCanal [fr] - (2012) (France) (theatrical)
StudioCanal [gb] - (2012) (UK) (DVD)
Transeuropa Video Entertainment (TVE) [ar] - (2013) (Argentina) (DVD)
Twin Co. Ltd. [jp] - (2013) (Japan) (theatrical)
UniKorea Pictures [kr] - (2012) (Korea) (all media)
Warner Home Video [nl] - (2012) (Netherlands) (DVD)
Zon Lusomundo Audiovisuais [pt] - (2012) (Portugal) (all media)


  1. Angyalosy, Reka (assistant accountant)
  2. Ball, Philip (I) (stand-in)
  3. Beliczai, Bea (location manager)
  4. Benedek, Csaba (location and security consultant)
  5. Birtha, Roland (unit assistant)
  6. Brandt, Finn (title designer)
  7. Brown, Kate (XI) (key floor runner)
  8. Bullock-Webster, Katie (post production co-ordinator)
  9. Cairns, Phil (unit publicist)
  10. Campbell-Bell, David (assistant location manager)
  11. Cassoni, Bruno (assistant location manager)
  12. Coccia, Valentina (production coordinator)
  13. Corbett, Ginger (II) (unit publicist)
  14. Crimmings, Paul (close protection officer)
  15. De-vos, Christian (head of security)
  16. Eszes, Szabolcs (stand-in: Robert Pattinson (Hungary))
  17. Farla, Elton (unit medic)
  18. Follows, Lizzy (unit publicist)
  19. Gardner, Samantha (assistant accountant)
  20. Gray, Peter (XIX) (location assistant) (uncredited)
  21. Harlow, Katie (script supervisor)
  22. Harm, Michael (location manager)
  23. Huet, Marianne (assistant script supervisor) (uncredited)
  24. Irvine, Amy (stand-in)
  25. Khosrowshahi-Miandoab, Sheerin (cast assistant)
  26. Kopházi, András (security coordinator)
  27. Lloyd, Kerrie (production runner)
  28. Légmán, Imre (location manager)
  29. Marián, Linda (runner)
  30. McVean, Cara (production assistant)
  31. Morgan, Zoe (script supervisor)
  32. O'Malley, Louise (production accountant)
  33. Oblath, Zsofi (production coordinator: Hungary)
  34. Ogunsalu, Peter (assistant to director)
  35. Osváth, Gábor (assistant to the directors: Hungary)
  36. Papp, János (I) (health & safety advisor: Hungary)
  37. Sharma, Asha (II) (assistant location manager)
  38. Syed, Alice (assistant production coordinator)
  39. Szabó, Richard (unit manager: Hungary)
  40. Washington, Joan (dialogue coach)
  41. Whitty, Dan (location manager)
  42. Wilcock, David (II) (first assistant accountant)
  43. Wise, Lesley (legal & business affairs)
  44. Xantus, Gábor (medical coordinator)


Charles Forestier: [from trailer] Charles Forestier: Georges Duroy, you look terrible. Let me buy you a drink. Charles Forestier: [from trailer] Charles Forestier: So what have you been doing all these years? Georges Duroy: I only just got out. I'm hoping for a bit of luck in Paris. Charles Forestier: You couldn't have come at a better time.Paris is filthy with money, even the whores are getting rich. Why don't come to dinner tomorrow night? Come and meet my wife. [from trailer] Georges Duroy: You're married to Charles? Madeleine Forestier: Of course. Charles has told me all about you. [from trailer] Georges Duroy: [to Clotilde] What do you enjoy? Clotilde de Marelle: Everything. [from trailer] Georges Duroy: [seducing Virginie] Does your husband tell you you're beautiful? [from trailer] Georges Duroy: I'm out to ruin you!Get out! Get out! Get out of my house! [from trailer] Georges Duroy: [to Virginie after throwing her down] I despise you! [from trailer] Georges Duroy: Why do you come back to me? Clotilde de Marelle: I don't know. [from trailer] Georges Duroy: I've been such a fool.

Other Titles

  1. Bel Ami - Storia di un seduttore (2012) (ENG)
    (Italy) (imdb display title)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Budapest, Hungary
  2. High Canons, Buckettsland Lane, Well End, Hertfordshire, England, UK
  3. London, England, UK
  4. Twickenham Film Studios, St Margarets, Twickenham, Middlesex, England, UK - (studio)


- 'Nicole Kidman' (qv) was offered 'Kristin Scott Thomas' (qv)'s role, but had to turned it down for scheduling conflicts.

- 'Marion Cotillard' (qv) turned down a role.

- 'Holliday Grainger' (qv) and 'Robert Pattinson' (qv) also starred together in the made for TV movie _The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007) (TV)_ (qv).

- Cast includes two actors who played Detective Gene Hunt in the UK or US version of _"Life on Mars" (2006)_ (qv) ('Philip Glenister' (qv) and 'Colm Meaney' (qv) respectively).