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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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Inspector Jean-Paul Cardon
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Juliette
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Laurent Spielvogel ...
Concierge
Victor Garrivier ...
Octave
Elisabeth Commelin ...
Claire (as Elizabeth Commelin)
Julie Leibowitch ...
Olivia
Miquel Brown ...
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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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)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£2,233,239 (UK) (17 November 1995)

Gross:

£2,934,344 (UK) (15 December 1995)
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Meg Ryan's first film as a producer. See more »

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Trains from Paris to Cannes do not go past the Eiffel Tower. See more »

Quotes

Kate: Let me ask you something. If you know so much about men and women, how come there was no one waiting for you at the airport?
Luc: Oh, please! I'm finished with women.
Kate: Oh, so you're afraid of commitment.
Luc: I'm not afraid of anything.
Kate: You know what your problem is? You have no staying power.
Luc: What do you mean?
Kate: You can't stick it out.
Luc: [nervously] What are you talking about?
Kate: It's obvious.
Luc: It is?
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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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I Love Paris
Written by Cole Porter
Produced and Arranged by James Newton Howard
Performed by Toots Thielemans
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Book me a flight!!
14 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

If there is a Kevin Kline in France, that is. This film is one of the better romantic comedies, maybe just because Kevin and Meg are perfect together. Both with excellent comic timing, and a chemistry that was quite wonderful.Jean Reno and Timothy Hutton round out a wonderful cast.

The soundtrack is fantastique-I own and listen to it often.

Hey-if my husband the NASCAR addict will sit,watch,laugh, and enjoy then I say guys can enjoy this too.

The ending scene is inspired, WHAT a kiss!

Definitely one to add to your DVD collection. I can't understand the low voting scores since I see so many positive comments here....


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