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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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Juliette (as Susan Anbeh)
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Lilly
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M. Campbell
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Victor Garrivier ...
Octave
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Claire (as Elizabeth Commelin)
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Olivia
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Olivier Curdy ...
Jean-Paul's Boy
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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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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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)  »

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Paris Match  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£2,233,239 (United Kingdom), 17 November 1995

Gross USA:

$38,896,854

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$101,982,854
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The principal photography production period on this picture ran for about three months between mid-September and late-December 1994. See more »

Goofs

When Kate sits down next to Jean-Paul in Cannes, her left sleeve is scrunched up when she sits down, but between shots of Luc walking away and it cutting back to her, it is pulled down. See more »

Quotes

Kate: And we had plans together, okay? We had plans for a home and a family. I would remind him of that, too.
Luc: He was obviously very attached to them.
Kate: And if all else failed...
Luc: You would get down on your knees and beg?
Kate: It's possible.
Luc: Oh ho! Now I can see it: There is the goddess, standing next to Charlie in her negligee, and you are there on your knees, begging. Poor Charlie - tough decision!
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Crazy Credits

One of the crew members is credited as "Big Cheese." See more »

Connections

Remade as Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998) See more »

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Someone Like You
Performed by Van Morrison
Written by Van Morrison
Courtesy of Caledonia Productions Ltd.
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One of my Favorites!
4 August 2005 | by 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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