5.9/10
526
7 user

The Maid (1991)

Un amour de banquier (original title)
Anthony Wayne goes to Paris. He's going to work there as a bank- employee. He has got 30 days off to orientate himself and to find himself a house. He falls in love with Nicole Chantelle (... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Bergman
Stars: James Caan, Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker
The Maid (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A drama centered on a maid trying to hold on to her position after having served a family for 23 years.

Director: Sebastián Silva
Stars: Catalina Saavedra, Claudia Celedón, Alejandro Goic
The Maid (2014)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An American teenager who, while visiting his estranged dad in England, gets into an emotional relationship with the older French maid working there.

Director: Paul Emmanuel
Stars: Claire Kahane, Ryan Cerenko, Keith Hill
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin. Unfortunately, his merciless mother will do anything to destroy their relationship.

Director: Robert Luketic
Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Michael Vartan, Jane Fonda
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.

Director: Adam Shankman
Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.

Director: Leo Penn
Stars: Martin Sheen, Sam Wanamaker, Max Gail
The Maid (2005)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

"Every year, for thirty days during the lunar seventh month, the Chinese believe that the gates of hell are thrown open. Vengeful spirits or hungry ghosts wander among the living, seeking ... See full summary »

Director: Kelvin Tong
Stars: Alessandra de Rossi, Huifang Hong, Benny Soh
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A drama about a Cambridge poetry professor who begins to re-evaluate his life of Byronic excess.

Director: Tom Vaughan
Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek, Jessica Alba
High Season (1987)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

On the isle of Rhodes, Katherine, an expatriate English photographer, lives with her daughter. A young local wants to encourage tourism, so he commissions a sculpture of the Unknown Tourist... See full summary »

Director: Clare Peploe
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, James Fox, Irene Papas
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The widow's houseboy and the divorcee's chauffeur bet on which will bed the other's employer first.

Director: Paul Bartel
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Ray Sharkey, Mary Woronov
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The upper-class owner of a gallery, Catherine Lelievre, hires the efficient and quiet maid Sophie to work in the family manor in the French countryside. Her husband Georges Lelievre, who is... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacqueline Bisset
Forbidden (1984)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In Berlin in the early 1940s, romance is forbidden between the young countess who is studying veterinary medicine and a young man she meets at the home of a former professor. But they fall ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Page
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Jürgen Prochnow, Irene Worth
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Anthony Wayne
...
Nicole Chantrelle
Victoria Shalet ...
Marie
...
C.P. Olivier
...
Laurent Leclair
Isabelle Guiard ...
Nicole's Secretary
...
Pierre Meyer
Catherine Lachens ...
Catherine Olivier
Joe Cosgrove ...
Luke
Carina Barone ...
Elisabeth
Jerry Di Giacomo ...
Hampton
...
Neighbour
Philippe Dehesdin ...
Concierge
Catherine Alcover ...
Manageress
Rémy Burkel ...
Man of Personnel
Edit

Storyline

Anthony Wayne goes to Paris. He's going to work there as a bank- employee. He has got 30 days off to orientate himself and to find himself a house. He falls in love with Nicole Chantelle (she doesn't know that) and becomes her maid, which means that he has to look after the spoiled Marie, Nicole's daughter. He's the first who can handle her, and he really enjoys being maid. Then it appears that Nicole is his future colleague at the bank... Written by Tony Kessen <rhkessen@cs.vu.nl>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

13 November 1991 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Maid  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Maid is tailor-made for those incurable romantics
10 February 2007 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Anthony Wayne (Martin Sheen) is a successful banker in NYC. Quite a ladies man, he sometimes has trouble getting up in the morning so he owns an elaborate, speaking alarm clock which showers him with compliments at his awakening. One day, he finds out he is going to be transferred to Paris for awhile. Anthony is delighted. As adjusting to a new continent is difficult, Anthony is sent to France well in advance of his official starting day at the bank. On the streets of Paris, he notices beautiful Nicole (Jacqueline Bisset) and follows her home. As luck would have it, Nicole is desperately wanting a new maid/nanny for her young daughter. Overhearing this, Anthony decides to announce that he has been sent by the agency to be her new maid! He'll be able to get to know Nicole better, that's for sure. However, Nicole's daughter is a brat and the first day is far from easy. Yet, Anthony perseveres. What is going to happen, though, when AW is due at the bank? And, is there a rival for Nicole's affections? This is a fun movie with a cute premise. Sheen is great as the man who explores the world outside of the banking business and who learns that the possibility of getting serious about someone is nothing to fear. Bisset is beautiful as the banker who has had lousy luck in her personal life. The rest of the cast is fine and, of course, the setting in Paris is grand. The costumes are a bit lacking or, perhaps, it is just that they seem so dated. But, that's something minor. If you love romantic comedies, this film is "maid" for you. Get your hands on a copy soon.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A Great Movie ranmia45
want to track down the song dogshowaddict
comparison Slyjack2003
Discuss The Maid (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?