MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 16,104 this week

Delusions of Grandeur (1971)
"La folie des grandeurs" (original title)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 3,302 users  
Reviews: 17 user | 6 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 09 Jan 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 23 Jul 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 37 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 1415 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Delusions of Grandeur (1971)

Delusions of Grandeur (1971) on IMDb 7.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Delusions of Grandeur.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Molière (2007)
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Imprisoned for debt, playwright Molière is rescued by an aristocrat who needs his help in order to seduce a young marquise.

Director: Laurent Tirard
Stars: Romain Duris, Fabrice Luchini, Laura Morante
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

On an empty road, an old man is walking with his son. They meet a crow that can speak. They are changed into monks and Saint Francois sent them to preach for hawks and sparrows. A reflexion... See full summary »

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Stars: Totò, Ninetto Davoli, Femi Benussi
The Black Adder (TV Series 1983)
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.

Director: Mel Brooks
Stars: Mel Brooks, Gregory Hines, Dom DeLuise
Black-Adder II (TV Series 1986)
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty's favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he offend her.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police.

Director: Gérard Oury
Stars: Louis de Funès, Miou-Miou, Suzy Delair
Oscar (1967)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: Édouard Molinaro
Stars: Louis de Funès, Claude Rich, Mario David
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

At the start of the summer holidays, the Saint-Tropez police launch a major offensive against dangerous drivers... See full synopsis »

Director: Jean Girault
Stars: Louis de Funès, Jean Lefebvre, Geneviève Grad
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial CEO of a French company which designs and produces sail yachts, and fires... See full summary »

Director: Robert Dhéry
Stars: Louis de Funès, Andréa Parisy, Franco Fabrizi
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Two neurotics, working for a suicide hotline on the night of Christmas Eve, get caught up in a catastrophe when a pregnant woman, her abusive boyfriend, and a transvestite visit their office.

Director: Jean-Marie Poiré
Stars: Anémone, Josiane Balasko, Marie-Anne Chazel
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Three half-brothers are reunited at their mother's funeral. After being told of their inheritance they quickly spend the money, only to find out that they will not receive it after all. The... See full summary »

Directors: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan
Stars: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan, Pascal Légitimus
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Eight tourists who met in a holiday camp on the Ivory Coast are reunited for a skiing holiday.

Director: Patrice Leconte
Stars: Josiane Balasko, Michel Blanc, Marie-Anne Chazel
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Blaze
Alice Sapritch ...
Dona Juana
Karin Schubert ...
La Reine / The Queen
Alberto de Mendoza ...
Le Roi / The King
Don Jaime de Mora y Aragón ...
Grand d'Espagne
Eduardo Fajardo ...
Grand d'Espagne
...
Grand d'Espagne
Joaquín Solís ...
Grand d'Espagne (as Joachim Solis)
Venantino Venantini ...
Del Basto
Gabriele Tinti ...
Don Cesar
Paul Préboist ...
Le muet
Salvatore Borghese ...
Le borgne (as Salvatore Borgese)
Astrid Frank
Robert Le Béal ...
(as Robert Le Beal)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

licking dog | spoof | queen | parrot | king | See more »

Genres:

Comedy | History

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| | |

Language:

|

Release Date:

13 December 1971 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Delusions of Grandeur  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Gross:

ESP 60,597,609 (Spain)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Gérard Oury planned to give the role of Blas to Bourvil. But as Bourvil died in 1970, Yves Montand ultimately got it... See more »

Connections

Featured in Evasion fiscale: Le hold-up du siècle (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A classic romp showcasing Louis de Funes' fantastic talent.
14 June 1999 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

French comedy has a fine tradition of frantic physical performance, and Louis de Funes represents the epitome of this art. Backed up by a strong supporting cast, this film contains some delightfully absurd and inventive physical humour, with timing that shames many contemporary comedy actors. The gags are natural and spontaneous, the musketeer-era sets and costumes are fine, and the final resolution is both satisfying and unpredictable.

This is such an effortless film to watch, it would be easy to dismiss it as lightweight. This film is pure gold however, and the skill of Funes and Montand is undeniable. If the more recent 'Les Visiteurs' appealed to you, this film will be well worth seeking out.


10 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Looking for this movie subtitled zsharir
Discuss Delusions of Grandeur (1971) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?