Most Popular Titles With Benoît Poelvoorde
- Movies or TV
1. Coco Before Chanel (2009)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.
2. Romantics Anonymous (2010)
80 min | Comedy, Romance
What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted ... See full summary »
3. Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)
116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Astérix and Obélix compete at the Olympics in order to help their friend Lovesix marry Princess Irina. Brutus also tries to win the game with his own team and get rid of his father Julius Caesar.
Writers: René Goscinny, Albert Uderzo, Thomas Langmann, Olivier Dazat, Alexandre Charlot, Franck Magnier, Declan May | Directors: Frédéric Forestier, Thomas Langmann | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Clovis Cornillac, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alain Delon
5. Man Bites Dog (1992)
NC-17 | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand.
Writers: Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, Benoît Poelvoorde, Vincent Tavier | Directors: Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, Benoît Poelvoorde | Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert, Nelly Pappaert, Hector Pappaert
6. Nothing to Declare (2010)
108 min | Comedy
A Belge-Francophobe customs officer is forced to team up with a Frenchman during the elimination of the Franco-Belge borders in the 90s.
7. A Town Called Panic (2009)
75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house ... See full summary »
8. My Worst Nightmare (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Agathe lives with her husband and son in a posh apartment in front of the Parc du Luxembourg. Patrick lives with his son in the back of a van. She is the head of an important contemporary ... See full summary »
10. Dead Weight (2002)
PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Action, Comedy
Writers: Matt Alexander, Alexandre Coquelle, Manuel Delilez, Thomas Langmann, Matthieu Le Naour, Dominique Mézerette | Directors: Alain Berbérian, Frédéric Forestier | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Benoît Poelvoorde, José Garcia, Djimon Hounsou
11. Aaltra (2004)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. True a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up, paralyzed, in a wheelchair. It seems they... See full summary »
12. Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001)
119 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest tragedy? Not having the legs his heart deserves.
13. Le grand soir (2012)
92 min | Comedy
The film tells the story of 2 brothers. One punk, one salesman. The salesman get laid off, and slowly becomes a punk like his brother.
16. Dumas (2010)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Nobody knows Auguste Maquet, and yet everybody knows "The Three Musketeers", Everybody knows Alexandre Dumas who wrote the swashbuckling masterpiece but who knows that Maquet is his ... See full summary »
18. Louise-Michel (2008)
94 min | Comedy
What to do when the workers of a factory have been laid off overnight? Louise has an original idea: why not pool the compensation money to ... hire a hit man and to liquidate the boss? ... See full summary »
19. Podium (2004)
95 min | Comedy, Music
Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive, married and with a son. He used to have antother profession: to be French star Claude Francois. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming up, ... See full summary »
20. Le grand méchant loup (2013)
107 min | Comedy
The mother of Louis, Philippe and Henri Delcroix has been taken to hospital. She is in alarming condition and might well die. The possible coming of death into their comfortable lives ... See full summary »
21. Les deux mondes (2007)
105 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A French tradesman travels in time and liberates an oppressed tribe in another world.
25. Jean-Philippe (2006)
90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Fabrice is a big - perhaps the biggest - fan of Jean-Philippe Smet, better known as Johnny Hallyday, the greatest rocker France has ever produced.
26. A Place on Earth (2013)
Antoine is a joyful but disenchanted photographer. His only true friend, Mateo, is 7 years old and the son of his neighbor, who is often absent. One day, he hears a piano sonata coming from... See full summary »
27. Park Benches (2009)
110 min | Comedy
With over 86 speaking parts, Bruno Podalydès has assembled an all-star, ensemble cast including Catherine Deneuve, Mathieu Amalric, and Chiara Mastroianni in this film about the everyday ... See full summary »
28. Les rayures du zèbre (2014)
José (Belgian, 45 years) is a manager of African football and he has chosen the poor neighborhoods of Abidjan as a hunting ground... See full synopsis »
29. Entre ses mains (2005)
90 min | Drama
In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent ... See full summary »
30. The Return of James Battle (2004)
92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
James Bataille escapes from prison to find his fiancée Concia. But on his return, octopussy like aliens come to play bloody spoilsport. After lucky battle James and Concia escape to parallel world.
Writers: Jean-Phillippe Dugand, Marie Garrel Weiss, Didier Poiraud, Thierry Poiraud, Vincent Tavier | Directors: Didier Poiraud, Thierry Poiraud | Stars: Vanessa Paradis, Jason Flemyng, Benoît Poelvoorde, Jean-Pierre Marielle
31. Quand je serai petit (2012)
90 min | Drama
Mathias, aboard a ship with his wife, sees a boy with a striking resemblance to himself and is called - Mathias. He then tracks him to a town north of France to discover that the boys ... See full summary »
32. The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp (2004)
105 min | Comedy
Gus (played by Guillaume Canet) suffers from narcolepsy. He falls asleep all the time and has dreams about supermen from comics (Van Damme would play one of these supermen, a short & secret appearance).
33. Hikers (1997)
95 min | Comedy
Parisian friends (two brothers and their one-time girl friends) fly to Corsica for a mountain trek guided by the married lover of one of the women. Cora, nearly 30, goes because her psychic... See full summary »
35. Charlie Says (2006)
140 min | Drama
The seemingly separate lives of a group of men intersect entwining the fates of each of them over the course of a week.
45. Laughter and Punishment (2003)
94 min | Comedy, Romance
Vincent Roméro is an osteopath who makes a point of being funny every minute he is awake. In fact it is his way to remain the center of attention. His antics wind up irritating his wife ... See full summary »