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The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)

Le gendarme et les gendarmettes (original title)
Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them --... See full summary »

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Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the fine ladies. Then they get into real trouble when one after the other of their female colleagues is kidnapped. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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When Jérôme Gerber (Michel Galabru) reads Cruchot's data sheet after the computer test, the date and place of birth (July 31, 1914, Courbevois) is the actual date and place where Louis de Funès was born. See more »

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Not one of the best
11 November 2005 | by (Stockholm) – See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of Louis de Funès, but this movie wasn't very good.

To begin with: I think the plot wasn't interesting, just another kidnapping drama that we already have seen several times. The jokes were a little silly. I think about the scene were Gerber says that Cruchot peed in his bed at the age of 14. Another example: the scene where one of the gendarmettes loses her skirt, over all I think that there was too much nudity humor.

On the positive side we have the acting. The gang from "Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres" is back with de Funès, Michel Galabru, Claude Gensac, Guy Grosso, Michel Modo, Patrick Préjean, Maurice Risch and Jacques Francois. They all make a very good job as usual. The actresses who plays the gendarmettes were okay, even if there acting wasn't breath taking.

Over all, a pretty mediocre movie. But at the same time it holds a certain atmosphere since it was the last film made by de Funès and director Jean Girault. I give it five stars.


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