The Marseille Contract

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The Marseille Contract
The Marseille Contract 1974.jpg
Directed by Robert Parrish
Produced by Judd Bernard
Written by Judd Bernard
Music by Roy Budd
Cinematography Douglas Slocombe
Edited by Willy Kemplen
Distributed by American International Pictures
Release date
  • 4 September 1974 (1974-09-04) (France)
Running time
89 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Marseille Contract is a 1974 British thriller film directed by Robert Parrish and scored by Roy Budd. It stars Michael Caine, Anthony Quinn and James Mason. The film was released in the U.S. as The Destructors.

Set in France, the story concerns a U.S. agent (Quinn) attempting to bring down a French drug baron (Mason) by hiring an assassin (Caine) who turns out to be an old friend.

The highlight of the film is the competition between Lucienne in a Porsche 911S and Deray in an Alfa Romeo Montreal.


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