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Buddy Libner
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Betty Libner
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Uncle Phil
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Fred Libner
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Dr. Sturgeon the Cadillac Surgeon
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Professor Kloppner, Eastbrook Academy
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Three brothers, a sergeant, a troublemaker and a dreamer meet for the first time in five years. They have met to drive home a car their father bought for their mother's 50th birthday. During the long ride home they get to know each other once again. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A comedy for everyone who ever struggled to love a brother...or strangle one.

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Comedy | Drama

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$715,983 (USA)
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River Phoenix was offered the role of Bobby, but he turned it down. See more »

Quotes

Robert 'Bobby' Libner: In the third verse he says She's got a wang-on. I move it above.
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Features The Fugitive (1963) See more »

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Louie Louie
Written by Richard Berry
Performed by The Kingsmen
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The best movie that no one's ever seen
28 November 2006 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

I have watched "Coupe de Ville" nearly twenty times and I have loved it every single time. This is a textbook example of how great acting, a brilliant screen play, simple dialog, and clever plot twists all work together to form a wonderful movie. Every character is brilliant and original. It is hard to believe that I can still laugh at the same lines long after other more popular movies leave me bored and unsatisfied. The scene with the brothers arguing over the garbled lyrics to "Louie, Louie" has to be one of the best written and inventive five minutes of film ever shot. The relationship between the father and his sons is somewhat akin to that in "Big Fish." And the final scene brings tears to my eye every single time I watch it--the message and the subtle emotion is among the best ever.

I cannot recommend this movie more highly.


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