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French Kiss (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 5 May 1995 (USA)
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A woman flies to France to confront her straying fiancé, but gets into trouble when the charming crook seated next to her uses her for smuggling.

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Kate
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Inspector Jean-Paul Cardon
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Bob
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Juliette
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Lilly
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Laurent Spielvogel ...
Concierge
Victor Garrivier ...
Octave
Élisabeth Commelin ...
Claire (as Elizabeth Commelin)
Julie Leibowitch ...
Olivia
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Sgt. Patton
Louise Deschamps ...
Jean-Paul's Girl
Olivier Curdy ...
Jean-Paul's Boy
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Storyline

Kate and Charlie have a perfect life planned out before them: buying a house, marriage, kids, the whole works. Kate's fear of flying keeps her in Canada while Charlie goes to Paris for a medical convention. While there Charlie is smitten by the lovely Juliette. He calls off the wedding with Kate and she nervously boards a plane to get him back. She ends up sitting next to the petty French thief Luc Teyssier. He hides a stolen necklace and smuggled grape vine in her bag to get it through customs. Her bag is stolen, the necklace apparently lost, and Kate and Luc head to Cannes -- Luc to find the necklace and Kate get Charlie back. Along the way, Kate and Luc begin having feelings for each other -- which change the course of their lives. Written by poco loco

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Kate's stuck in a place where anything can happen with a guy who'll make sure that it does

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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5 May 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£2,233,239 (UK) (17 November 1995)

Gross:

$38,900,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The movie starred two actors who had both won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Timothy Hutton won his Oscar for Ordinary People (1980) whilst Kevin Kline won his statuette for A Fish Called Wanda (1988). See more »

Goofs

When Luc wakes up on the train to find Kate missing, the scenery is moving past at different speeds on wither side of the train. See more »

Quotes

Luc: [on Kate's fear of flying] I'm curious how you got around your whole life, or do you just stay in your house with the doors locked?
Kate: I get around as nature intended: in a car.
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Crazy Credits

Near the end of the credits, we hear the voices of Kate and Luc. They talk, and then he sings the song "Beyond the Sea" en français. See more »

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Featured in The Directors: The Films of Lawrence Kasdan (2001) See more »

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I Love Paris
Written by Cole Porter
Produced and Arranged by James Newton Howard
Performed by Toots Thielemans
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One of my Favorites!
4 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would basically just like to say that every woman that loves a good romantic comedy should see this movie. I have seen this movie probably over a hundred times and it never gets old. I have it on DVD and yet every time I happen to catch it on TV, I just have to watch it. I know most of the words by heart. Kevin Klein plays the perfect guy you almost love to hate because he makes you so angry for the dumb things he does then turns around and makes you swoon. And then of course Meg Ryan is always the perfect pick for these kinds of films. What can I say other than opposites really do attract in this fun-loving completely romantic movie. This is definitely a classic movie in my mind and a must buy, not rent.


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