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Les rois du gag (1985)

 |  Comedy  |  12 March 1985 (France)
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Michel Serrault ...
Gaëtan / Robert Wellson
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François Leroux
Macha Méril ...
Jacqueline
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Alexandra
Didier Kaminka ...
René
Coluche ...
Georges
Maurice Baquet ...
Robert
Pierre Doris ...
Jean
Daniel Laloux ...
Le directeur du théâtre
Georges Beller ...
Le réalisateur TV
Bernard Bijaoui ...
Le patron taverne jamaïcaine
Muriel Dubrule ...
La dernière femme (as Muriel Dubrulle)
Carole Jacquinot ...
Catherine
Pierre Tchernia ...
Le présentateur des Césars
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Will not be funny to everyone...
16 August 2014 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

... for the simple reason that it is a film heavily satirising a very specific type of TV shows and their personalities from a very specific era in France. So if you weren't around France in the 80's, you might laugh at some of the gags, but you won't get the 2nd or 3rd degree ones.

This is really a pity, because this is for me a cult film, which clearly inspired a lot of very funny ads, TV shows and even movies in the following decades, not only in France but also in Hollywood.I have seen many of these gags re-hashed in many formats, to this day.

It will make you cringe in places, but the characters are endearing, the ideas are wacky and the pace is enjoyable. But this is definitely one for the frenchies between 35-70 years old who love their jokes crass and their humour dark.


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