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When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Mexico and the detective sent down to find her returns empty-handed, the businessman's company psychologist comes up with an unusual plan - send someone equally accident-prone to find her. Despite detective Campana's objections and disbelief in bad luck, he and Francois Perrin, the accident-prone man in question, are teamed up and head back down to Mexico to pick up the girl's trail. Written by Tony Scheinman

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Most of the Spanish actors recited their dialogs in Spanish, and later they were dubbed in French. See more »

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At one point in the movie, Perrin gets kidnapped by a gorilla in spite of the fact that such animals do not live in the Americas. See more »

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Prisoner: [the guards are coming to their cell] Here they come! They'll pick one of us at random and beat him to a pulp! That's their idea of fun!
François Perrin: [to Campana] What'd he day?
Campana: [looks hard at Perrin] They'll beat one of us up.
[he keeps staring at Perrin]
François Perrin: [finally notices Campana staring at him] Why stare at me that way?
[Campana shrugs]
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This film has a wonderful concept and hilarious execution.
23 February 2000 | by (Portland, OR) – See all my reviews

These two actors are great together, and their three films are all funny (La Chevre, Les Comperes, Les Fugitifs), but this one is the best because of its concept that it will take an unlucky detective to find the missing unlucky girl. But he is more than unlucky; he is also a deluded jerk (though not a mean one)who doesn't even know he is unlucky. His partner, a very competent realist (and perfect straight man) has to rescue him time after time to follow his unlucky course toward the girl. Great French humor.


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