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The Man from Acapulco (1973)

Le magnifique (original title)
Francois Merlin is an espionnage-book writer. He likes to mix every-day character he can met in his book. In his book, he is Bob Saint Clar, his neighbour Christine appears as Tatiana and ... See full summary »

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Vittorio Caprioli ...
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Monique Tarbès ...
Mrs. Berger
Bruno Garcin ...
Pilu
Raymond Gérôme ...
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Fabrizio Moresco
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Thalie Frugès ...
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René Barrera ...
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Francois Merlin is an espionnage-book writer. He likes to mix every-day character he can met in his book. In his book, he is Bob Saint Clar, his neighbour Christine appears as Tatiana and his editor Georges Charon as Colonel Karpoff. Written by Jean-Yves Simon <simon@wotangate.micro.ti.com>

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DE BROCA, the director of "King of Hearts"..."That Man from Rio"..."Cartouche", now returns with the rousing adventure comedy "Le Magnifique" with BELMONDO and BISSET


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23 November 1973 (France)  »

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The Man from Acapulco  »

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7th highest grossing movie in France for its year. See more »

Goofs

In Tatiana's bungalow, Bob Sinclar watches a movie screen displaying the shark attack of the opening scene. The cigarette smoke disappears behind the screen, showing that the film with the shark was added after the scene was shot. See more »

Quotes

Colonel Collins: I've just come from Mexico, General. Rodriguez is dead.
General Pontaubert: Blast. How did it happen?
Colonel Collins: He was devoured by a shark in a telephone booth, General.
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, a man inside a telephone booth is picked up by a helicopter, flown out of town to the coast, and eventually dropped into the sea. See more »

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Referenced in Ally McBeal: Love Is All Around: Part 1 (2002) See more »

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Noches Mexicanas
Written and Performed by Claude Bolling
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My name is Sinclar, Bob Sinclar. oops ...
20 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

Bob Sinclar is the greatest secret agent in the world : he is handsome, strong, intelligent, unstoppable ... and he doesn't exist. You're irritated by the perfection of James (Bond) ? check this movie.

This movie looks old, and most of its jokes don't work as well as it worked 31 yrs ago, yet, this movie has to be seen. It is short, and there are some great findings (and some stuff are still funny too). Actually the concepts in the movie are better than the movie itself IMHO, but it's still a nice movie. When I was a kid I LOVED that movie so much !!!

BTW, I guess that the name Sinclar comes from who was James Bond at this time (Roger Moore) that was Simon Templar and Lord Sinclair on TV.

I almost forgot : if you're a man ... or a lesbian, Jacqueline Bisset is a sufficient enough reason to watch the movie.

" - coucouroucoucou coucouroucoucou

  • VOS GUEULES !!!


  • cou ... ou ..."


Check it out.


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