MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 33,375 this week

Le cousin (1997)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 705 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 1 critic

Nounours is the nickname of a "cousin" an informer with a special arrangement with the police: he gets 10% of the drugs seized thanks to his help. When his personal contact, inspector ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

Vus
a list of 1209 titles
created 07 Sep 2012
 
a list of 84 titles
created 29 Sep 2012
 
a list of 99 titles
created 20 Nov 2012
 
a list of 811 titles
created 27 Apr 2013
 
a list of 6901 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Le cousin" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Le cousin (1997)

Le cousin (1997) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Le cousin.
5 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau
Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Catherine Deneuve
Love Crime (2010)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ruthless executive Christine brings on Isabelle as her assistant, and she takes delight in toying with the young woman's innocence. But when the protégé's ideas become tempting enough for ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau
Stars: Ludivine Sagnier, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patrick Mille
La menace (1977)
Thriller | Crime | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Alain Corneau
Stars: Yves Montand, Carole Laure, Marie Dubois
Jet Set (2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Director: Fabien Onteniente
Stars: Samuel Le Bihan, Lambert Wilson, Ornella Muti
Le marginal (1983)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The story is about Commissioner Jordan who arrives in Marseille to combat drug trafficking activities in his own unique way.

Director: Jacques Deray
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Henry Silva, Carlos Sotto Mayor
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Anne Brochet
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Claude Zidi
Stars: Coluche, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Lavanant
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Claude Berri
Stars: Coluche, Josiane Balasko, Jacques Debary
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Director: Vincent De Brus
Stars: Christian Clavier, Daniel Auteuil, Jennifer Saunders
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Alain Corneau
Stars: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Clémentine Célarié, Otto Tausig
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Switzerland still carries out special flights, where passengers, dressed in diapers and helmets, are chained to their seats for 40 hours at worst. They are accompanied by police officers ... See full summary »

Director: Fernand Melgar
Le môme (1986)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Alain Corneau
Stars: Richard Anconina, Ambre, Michel Duchaussoy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Timsit ...
Nounours
...
Gérard Delvaux
...
Francis
Caroline Proust ...
Fanny
Mehdi El Glaoui ...
Jeannot (as Mehdi)
Christophe Peyroux ...
Michel
Marie Trintignant ...
Juge Lambert
...
Claudine Delvaux
Fabienne Tricottet ...
Nathalie
Philippe Magnan ...
Donnadieu
Kevin Goffette ...
Stéphane
Audrey Alexandre ...
Soraya
Albane Alexandre ...
Emilie
Jean-Michel Noirey ...
Philippe
Pascale Vignal ...
Sylvie
Edit

Storyline

Nounours is the nickname of a "cousin" an informer with a special arrangement with the police: he gets 10% of the drugs seized thanks to his help. When his personal contact, inspector Maurin, commits suicide, inspector Gérard Delvaux takes over. Meanwhile, judge Lambert is uncovering the illegal practices of the policemen. Her persistent investigations, which had cornered Maurin, are leading to Gérard, and also to Nounours as the source of heroin that led to recent cases of deadly overdoses. Nounours promises Gérard increasingly bigger catches which he is intent on realising before he is forced to reveal who Nounours is to judge Lambert. Written by Eduardo Casais <eduardo.casais@nokia.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Pour les flics, il est de la famille

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 April 1998 (France)  »

Also Known As:

El primo  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Aïcha
(1996)
Words and Music by Jean-Jacques Goldman
Performed by Cheb Khaled
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A pretty good detective film
16 December 2002 | by (Grenoble, France) – See all my reviews

The famous comic actors Chabat and Timsit cast against their types. We can see the pleasure of Alain Corneau about filming a thriller. Not a dark film as Melville, but a good ol' saturday night detective film as many were produced in the 50's. In this one, the pernicious effects of the association cop/informer make your head spin. Corneau don't success everyway the delicate osmosis between public and private life, but he films very good the cop himself - Alain Chabat - as used by tiredness and remorse.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Le Cousin on DVD miguelito-2
Theme song notvertigo
Discuss Le cousin (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?