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The Troops on Vacation (1970)
"Le gendarme en balade" (original title)

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The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even ... See full summary »

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Jean Lefebvre ...
Guy Grosso ...
Michel Modo ...
Nicole Vervil ...
France Rumilly ...
Yves Vincent ...
Christian Marin ...
Claude Gensac ...
Michel Galabru ...
Sara Franchetti ...
Soeur Marie-Bénédicte (as Sarah Franchetti)
Ugo Fangareggi ...
Un hippie
Christor Georgiadis ...
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Christine Reynolds
René Berthier ...
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The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even allowed to do the simple works. But when one of the clique suffers from amnesia after an accident, all of the others reunite and kidnap him, to take him on a tour to their old working places and through their memories. In their old uniforms they turn St. Tropez upside down. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Louis and Gendarmes...nothing else to say
13 December 2007 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

Louis De Funes, of course, is a wonderful actor. Especially for those who like classic comedies. I do, so I collecting his movies for a couple of years. Many can say that Gendarmes is commercial series, and it's not showing the true talent of Louis de Funes, I will not agree with it. Maybe Gendarmes in New York and Gendarmes and Gendarmettes is not a great movies, but they have their good parts too. Of course, it's not the same to the Funes's greatest hit Oscar, but it costs it's price! It's truly the best part of the Gendarmes Series! De Funes and others doing their best there. Many can say that Gendarmes from Sent-Tropes is much better, but it's not. Because there is many great jokes but not much of an action. So, I think that's it's the golden middle of the series. This movie is a wonderful piece of constant action and great jokes. Jokes there aren't the same as in modern pictures, maybe sometimes they aren't funny at all, but if you look at the people who jokes(gendarmes) - you'll see what I mean. So, for me it was a good movie in my childhood and now...it became classic!


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