MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,697 this week

Up to His Ears (1965)
"Les tribulations d'un Chinois en Chine" (original title)

6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 860 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 5 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(inspired by the book), (scenario and dialogue)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 586 titles
created 09 Feb 2011
 
a list of 74 titles
created 29 May 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 8 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Up to His Ears" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Up to His Ears (1965)

Up to His Ears (1965) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Up to His Ears.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Swashbuckler (1971)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Nicolas Philibert goes to America after killing a French aristocrat. On his return he tries to divorce his wife, Charlotte, but when he sees others trying to woo her his own interest is rekindled.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marlène Jobert, Laura Antonelli
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Geneviève Bujold, Marie Dubois
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Albert is an inn owner who vowed never to drink again if he and his wife survived the war. They did, and the reformed alcoholic keeps his vow. But times have changed and soon after the war,... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil
Stars: Jean Gabin, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Suzanne Flon
Ace of Aces (1982)
Adventure | Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In this action comedy the French boxer Jo Cavalier is charmed on the train to Berlin for the Olympics in Hitler's Germany by the little boy Simon Rosenblum who asks his autograph; when it ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Oury
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marie-France Pisier, Rachid Ferrache
Cop or Hood (1979)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Georges Lautner
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Georges Géret, Jean-François Balmer
Le guignolo (1980)
Comedy | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Georges Lautner
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Mirella D'Angelo, Michel Galabru
Les morfalous (1984)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

April 5, 1943: a battalion of the Foreign Legion arrives in El Ksour, Tunisia, to escort a fortune in gold bars to the home front. A German ambush awaits, and all but four die. Thanks to ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jacques Villeret, Michel Constantin
L'Africain (1983)
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Philippe de Broca
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Philippe Noiret, Jean-François Balmer
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Director: Enzo G. Castellari
Stars: Michael Sarrazin, Ursula Andress, Aldo Maccione
The Brain (1969)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Oury
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Bourvil, David Niven
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Jacques Deray
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Sophie Daumier, Geraldine Chaplin
Certificate: GP Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Filming in the USA, Henri and Françoise meet and fall in love with each other.

Director: Claude Lelouch
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Annie Girardot, Maria Pia Conte
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Arthur Lempereur
...
Alexandrine Pinardel
Maria Pacôme ...
Suzy Ponchabert
Valérie Lagrange ...
Alice Ponchabert
Valéry Inkijinoff ...
Mr. Goh
Joe Saïd ...
Charlie Fallinster
Mario David ...
Roquentin
Paul Préboist ...
Cornac
Jess Hahn ...
Cornelius
...
Leon
Darry Cowl ...
Biscoton
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down

Genres:

Comedy | Adventure

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

4 December 1965 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Chinese Adventures in China  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

10th-highest-grossing movie of the year in France. See more »

Connections

Featured in De Cartouche au Cavaleur (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
fun to watch...Raiders of the lost Chinese
14 May 1999 | by (Freiburg) – See all my reviews

this is a remake of "L'homme de Rio" of the same director and also starring Belmondo. The producers told De Broca to make a "super"-L'homme de Rio this time. But the comedy is taken a bit too far this time, which means the border to pure slapstick is crossed several times throughout the movie, which is unfortunate. Also the actor of the suicidal millionaire and the actor playing his butler should have switched roles; I think even the director stated that once in an interview.

There are several references to its preceding movie, most obvious; in one scene the girl calls Belmondo "Arthur" instead of "Adrien"; "Arthur" was the name of Belmondos character in the first movie. In the first movie Belmondo asks his girl; "what's next, are we going to China?".

User reviews of "L'homme de Rio" correctly mention the fact that Spielberg very obviously was inspired by that '63 French movie when making Indiana Jones. Well, watch this movie and you will experience even more deja-vus.

This is a well done and very entertaining adventure-comedy movie. Go see it.


17 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Up to His Ears (1965) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?