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Ace of Aces (1982)
"L'as des as" (original title)

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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 »

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Jo Cavalier
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Gaby Delcourt
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Simon Rosenblum
Frank Hoffmann ...
Gunther von Beckman
Günter Meisner ...
Benno Sterzenbach ...
Major Aschbach - Gestapo officer
Yves Pignot ...
Lucien
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Maurice Auzel
Agnia Bogoslava
Peter Bonke
Alain David
Jean-Marie Djebaili
Gerhard Doleschall
Stéphane Ferrara ...
Un boxeur
Gerd Roman Frosch
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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 turns out his adorable young fan is a Jewish orphan in danger of persecution, he risks his one shot at Olympic glory to save Simon and his family, helped only by a German officer-gentleman who became his friend in World War I, by an adventurous escape to Switzerland, Nazi troops on their heals and braving impossible odds in roller coaster-style. Written by KGF Vissers

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27 October 1982 (France)  »

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Because of its huge advertising campaign on bill boards and in metro stations 25 French critics called moviegoers to boycott L'AS DES AS. They argued that Belmondo would displace smaller, more important movies like Jacques Demy's UNE CHAMBRE EN VILLE. Belmondo answered in newspapers with the words of Jean Cocteau: "Critics like to blame those who hold their head a little bit higher than the others." And Belmondo added that he does movies only for audiences not for critics. A year later he said in an interview: "Critics say that my movies won't last. Who cares? I live now." See more »

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The coat of arms from the Romanian flag in front of the hotel where the French delegation has been accommodated was adopted only after 1965. See more »

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Referenced in Le bourreau des coeurs (1983) See more »

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the last very good film buy Gerard Oury
7 June 2012 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

I don't know why but i just keep watching this movie with pleasure. Not a absolute classic, but that movie has a special "taste" that makes it so special in my eyes, and warms me in a strange way.

Not the best work of Gerard Oury, but certainly his last very good one.

Belmondo is perfect, as most other actors are.

The story is absolutely not serious, but takes place during very dark times for Europe, giving a nice message behind the good laughs that you have.

Give it a try, don't take it seriously and, if like me you are fond of Belmondo, you will certainly have a good time watching this film.

Cheers


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