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Miki Manojlović is a Actor Serbe born on 5 april 1950 at Belgrade (Serbie)

Miki Manojlović

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Birth name Predrag Manojlović
Nationality Serbie
Birth 5 april 1950 (74 years) at Belgrade (Serbie)
Awards Sterija Award for Achievement in Acting, Pavle Vuisić Award

Predrag "Miki" Manojlović (Serbian Cyrillic: Предраг "Мики" Манојловић, born 5 April 1950, Belgrade, Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia) is a Serbian actor, famous for his starring roles in some of the most important films of former Yugoslav cinema. Since the early 1990s, he successfully branched out into movies made outside the Balkans; he is currently active in productions all over Europe. In February 2009, the Serbian Government named him the president of the Serbian Film Center.


Predrag Manojlović grew up in a family of stage actors – father Ivan Manojlović and mother Zorka Doknić. After his screen debut in 1970, young Predrag continued to appear in numerous films and TV dramas made in SFR Yugoslavia, some of which, like the 1975 TV series Grlom u jagode where he memorably played Miki Rubiroza, achieved cult status.

He is arguably best known for the role of the father in Emir Kusturica's 1985 film When Father Was Away on Business and as a tragic opportunist in 1995's Underground (also by Kusturica). He is known for his versatility which helped him make a strong impression both in starring and character roles, as well as dramas and comedies, with his small role in the 1992 hit comedy Mi nismo anđeli being an example of the latter. He played the role of Agostino Tassi in the 1997 film Artemisia and that of Miki in Irina Palm.

During the NATO bombardments in 1999, Miki said: "Westerners must understand that no one can constrain anybody, that the Balkans need to live their own life with their own multiplicity of cultures, religions, languages. They must understand that they should not worsen the situation with their own frustrations and their ideas which do not function, that the more bombs fall in Yugoslavia, the less safety will there be in Europe.

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Filmography of Miki Manojlović (48 films)

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The Bra
The Bra (2019)
, 1h30
Directed by Veit Helmer
Origin German
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Miki Manojlović, Denis Lavant, Tchoulpan Khamatova, Paz Vega, Maia Morgenstern, Frankie Wallach
Roles Nurlan
Rating65% 3.290943.290943.290943.290943.29094
Le conducteur de train Nurlan se rend à Bakou pour la dernière fois avant sa retraite. En traversant les quartiers de la ville, son train arrache un soutien-gorge bleu à une corde à linge. Pour échapper à son existence solitaire, Nurlan se lance dans la plus grande aventure de sa vie : retrouver la propriétaire de ce sous-vêtement...
Some Like It Veiled, 1h28
Directed by Sou Abadi
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Films about Islam, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Félix Moati, Camélia Jordana, William Lebghil, Anne Alvaro, Laurent Delbecque, Miki Manojlović
Roles Darius Yaghmaian
Rating61% 3.058193.058193.058193.058193.05819
Étudiants à Science Po, Armand et Leila sont en couple. Ils décident de partir faire leur stage de fin d'études ensemble aux États-Unis. Jusqu'au jour où Mahmoud, grand frère de Leila, revient du Yémen mais il est radicalement transformé. Il surveille les fréquentations de sa sœur et s'oppose à sa relation avec Armand. Pour revoir Leila, soumise à Mahmoud, celui-ci va devoir s'introduire chez lui. Pour cela, il va devoir enfiler le voile intégral et s'appeler Schéhérazade, ce qui ne va pas laisser Mahmoud indifférent…
On the Milky Road, 2h5
Directed by Emir Kusturica
Origin Serbie
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Emir Kusturica, Monica Bellucci, Sergej Trifunović, Miki Manojlović, Sloboda Mićalović, Bajram Severdžan
Roles Žaga, le frère de Milena
Rating63% 3.151263.151263.151263.151263.15126
Sous le feu des balles, Kosta, un laitier, traverse la ligne de front chaque jour au péril de sa vie pour livrer ses précieux vivres aux soldats. Sur le point d'épouser sa compagne Milena, il fait la connaissance de Nevesta, une Italienne qui est la future épouse du frère de Milena et qui est poursuivie par un général anglais jaloux en quête de vengeance. Kosta tombe amoureux de Nevesta. Le jour du mariage, des troupes d’élite massacrent les participants avant de se mettre en chasse des deux amoureux clandestins...
To the Hilt, 2h45
Directed by Stole Popov
Genres Drama, War, Action, Historical, Western
Actors Nikola Kojo, Miki Manojlović, Nataša Petrović, Toni Mihajlovski, Vlado Jovanovski
Roles Bogdan
Rating72% 3.636023.636023.636023.636023.63602
Macedonia, a small country in the heart of the Balkans, is five hundred years under the Turkish yoke. The action takes place in the bloody post-revolutionary period after 1903, more precisely in the first decade of the 20th century.
The Judgement, 1h47
Directed by Stephan Komandarev
Origin Bulgarie
Genres Drama
Actors Asen Blatechki, Miki Manojlović, Meto Jovanovski
Roles le Capitaine (crédité « Miki Manojlović »)
Rating71% 3.588683.588683.588683.588683.58868
Largo Winch II, 1h59
Directed by Jérôme Salle
Origin France
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Actors Tomer Sisley, Olivier Barthélémy, Sharon Stone, Ulrich Tukur, Laurent Terzieff, Napakpapha Nakprasitte
Roles Nerio Winch
Rating60% 3.046193.046193.046193.046193.04619
3 years before his death, Nerio Winch, while driving from a business meeting in Hong Kong, informs Freddy, his bodyguard, that he found his son, Largo, in a village in Burma, and orders Freddy to tail him. Meanwhile, Largo has just saved a group of villagers from a massacre caused by a local militia, led by General Min. While healing the locals on a secluded spot with his lover, Malunai, a French man named Simon Ovronnaz arrives in the village along with several survivors he picked up with his pick-up. However, when he informs them that he was employed by a man who worked for Min, the locals, led by Kadjang, severely beat him up. However, Largo steps by his side and accidentally wounds Kadjang with his own blade, and he is banished from the village, and Malunai denounces him. Largo leaves with Simon and they leave Burma, Largo going elsewhere, while Simon heads for Bangkok.
Solemn Promise, 1h46
Directed by Srdjan Karanovic
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Miki Manojlović, Rasha Bukvic
Roles Azem
Rating71% 3.581233.581233.581233.581233.58123
The film portrays the drama between Azem, an Albanian man, and Lea, a Slovenian woman married to Filip, a Serb. The events happen when the young couple moves to a place in southern Serbia at the outbreak of World War One, when Filip receives the invitation to join the military ranks. He leaves his young attractive wife in the custody of the middle-aged Albanian. The film speaks about love, the sacred Albanian promise ‘Besa’, as well as the cultural, ethnic, and language barriers in the Balkans. The film shows how the sacred given word can be stronger than love and temptation.
The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch, 1h48
Directed by Jérôme Salle
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Actors Tomer Sisley, Kristin Scott Thomas, Miki Manojlović, Mélanie Thierry, Bojana Panić, Gilbert Melki
Roles Nerio Winch
Rating63% 3.1949453.1949453.1949453.1949453.194945
In Hong Kong, owner and majority shareholder of the W Group, Nerio Winch, is awoken up by a phone call on his yacht, Neretva. After he picks up, an unknown man warns Nerio that he found some else to have business with, and Nerio abruptly ends the call. Nerio gets up from his bed and goes to the lower deck, eating an apple. After he throws it into the water, he hears a weird sound from the water. Lowering down to see the source, a diver snatches him and pulls him down and suffocates him. The next day, the W Group board of directors meets up, with Ann Ferguson, Nerio's right-hand man, meets up to discuss the situation. They recently found out that Nerio had a secret son, named Largo, who was adopted from a Yugoslavian orphanage in 1980, over 28 years ago, and was kept as a secret from everyone, and he was raised by Josip and Hannah, a French-Croatian family to whom Nerio was close, along with Josip and Hannah's own son, Goran, until Nerio picked him up and raised him to take over his company one day. Other members are skeptical of Largo's existence, but they want to bring him in to see if he truly is his heir.
The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner, 1h45
Directed by Stephan Komandarev
Origin Bulgarie
Genres Drama
Actors Miki Manojlović, Carlo Ljubek, Stefan Valdobrev, Erden Alkan
Roles Bai Dan
Rating78% 3.944963.944963.944963.944963.94496
In a small Bulgarian provincial town during the 1980s, factory worker Vasil 'Vasko' Georgiev (Hristo Mutafchiev) has problems with the local Communist Party agent (Nikolai Urumov) who wants Vasko to monitor and report on the activities of his father-in-law, Bai Dan (Miki Manojlović). Bai Dan is the local "King of Backgammon" and is accused by the local authorities of conducting an illegal workshop in which he repairs bicycles and manufactures backgammon sets. Facing a moral dilemma, Vasko decides to emigrate beyond the Iron Curtain to Western Europe with his wife Yana (Ana Papadopulu) and his son Aleksander 'Sashko' (played as a child by Blagovest Mutafchiev). The family succeeds in crossing the border to Italy but face the prospect of lengthy detention in a bleak refugee camp until Vasko is able to pay for them to be smuggled into Germany.
Promise Me This, 2h6
Directed by Emir Kusturica
Origin Serbie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Miki Manojlović, Predrag Laković, Aleksandar Berček, Ivan Maximov
Rating68% 3.4471653.4471653.4471653.4471653.447165
Set in Zlatibor District, an old man named Živojin Marković (Aleksandar Berček), living in a remote village prays for his grandson Tsane (Uroš Milovanović) to go to the city (Užice), sell his cow and bring back a wife.
Irina Palm
Irina Palm (2007)
, 1h43
Directed by Sam Garbarski
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films
Actors Marianne Faithfull, Miki Manojlović, Kevin Bishop, Siobhán Hewlett, Jenny Agutter, Jonny Coyne
Roles Miki
Rating71% 3.595953.595953.595953.595953.59595
The 50-year-old widow Maggie (Marianne Faithfull) desperately needs money for the cost of traveling to Australia for a special medical treatment of her beloved ill grandson Olly. After several unsuccessful attempts to get a job, she finds herself in the streets of Soho. Her eye is caught by poster in the window of a shop called Sexy World: "Hostess wanted." She enters, and Miki (Miki Manojlović), the owner of the shop, explains to her frankly that "hostess" is a euphemism for "whore." The job he has for her is one for which age and being visually attractive are not important: a male customer inserts his penis in a hole in a wall (glory hole), and she, at the other side, gives a handjob (however, the film does not show any penis). Her colleague, Luisa, shows her how to do it, and after the first hesitation, she quickly develops good skills. However, she keeps her work secret from friends and family, which leads to uncomfortable situations. After a while, she tells some friends. They are quite interested and ask various details.
The Trap
The Trap (2007)
, 1h46
Directed by Srdan Golubović
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Nebojša Glogovac, Nataša Ninković, Miki Manojlović, Anica Dobra, Bogdan Diklić, Vuk Kostić
Rating78% 3.946793.946793.946793.946793.94679
Intro The film opens with Mladen Pavlović (Nebojša Glogovac), sporting bumps and bruises on his face, nervously smoking a cigarette while talking to unrevealed individual(s). Among other things, he says that he is trying to "do this one thing right, after a series of wrongs that never should have happened".