MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 15,313 this week

Why Not Me? (1999)
"Pourquoi pas moi?" (original title)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 722 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 6 critic

Four gay French expatriots share a business in Barcelona. When they and their parents are thrown together for a "coming out" party, another French Farce ensues.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 6321 titles
created 03 Dec 2011
 
list image
a list of 388 titles
created 11 Jan 2012
 
G&L
a list of 42 titles
created 27 Apr 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 19 May 2014
 
a list of 43 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Why Not Me?" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Why Not Me? (1999)

Why Not Me? (1999) on IMDb 6.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Why Not Me?.
3 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A woman employs a gay man to spend four nights at her house to watch her when she's "unwatchable".

Director: Catherine Breillat
Stars: Amira Casar, Rocco Siffredi, Alexandre Belin
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.

Directors: Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu
Stars: Sabine Azéma, Daniel Auteuil, Amira Casar
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Ventura Pons
Stars: Josep Maria Pou, Rosa Maria Sardà, Mario Gas
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When his long-time disappeared father is entering his life again, Jean-Luc, a successful doctor, has no option but to face his own life story. Will he ever be able to forget and forgive?

Director: Anne Fontaine
Stars: Michel Bouquet, Charles Berling, Natacha Régnier
Sylvia (2003)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.

Director: Christine Jeffs
Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Lucy Davenport
This Night (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A group of people try to flee from a dictatorship government.

Director: Werner Schroeter
Stars: Pascal Greggory, Bruno Todeschini, Éric Caravaca
Animal (1977)
Action | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The funny misadventures of a dating duo of film stunt professionals in France.

Director: Claude Zidi
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Raquel Welch, Dany Saval
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

At Passover, Reuben, a French-Jewish man living in Finland with his Nordic boyfriend, finds himself back in Paris with his zany family after a lovers' quarrel.

Director: Mikael Buch
Stars: Nicolas Maury, Carmen Maura, Jean-François Stévenin
Sisters (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their ... See full summary »

Director: Éléonore Faucher
Stars: Amira Casar, Sylvie Testud, Zoé Duthion
Water Lilies (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Summer in a new suburb outside Paris. Nothing to do but look at the ceiling. Marie, Anne and Floriane are 15. Their paths cross in the corridors at the local swimming pool, where love and desire make a sudden, dramatic appearance.

Director: Céline Sciamma
Stars: Pauline Acquart, Louise Blachère, Adèle Haenel
36 fillette (1988)
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A night in the life of a young woman who wishes to learn and experience more of life. The men she meets have as much to learn from her as they can offer her, or more.

Director: Catherine Breillat
Stars: Delphine Zentout, Etienne Chicot, Olivier Parnière
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A school boy hangs around a mall in order to pick up older men and have sex in the public toilets. When his English tutor teaches him anal sex he is opened up to new experiences despite ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Hens
Stars: Israel Rodríguez, Pablo Puyol, Antonio Álamo
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Camille
...
Eva
Bruno Putzulu ...
Nico
Alexandra London ...
Ariane
...
Lili
...
José
...
Irene
Brigitte Roüan ...
Josepha
...
Diane
...
Malou
Vittoria Scognamiglio ...
Sara
Jean-Claude Dauphin ...
Alain
Joan Crosas ...
Tony
Montse Mostaza ...
Tina
Marta Gil ...
Clara
Edit

Storyline

Four gay French expatriots share a business in Barcelona. When they and their parents are thrown together for a "coming out" party, another French Farce ensues.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

6 January 1999 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Dlaczego nie ja?  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Sexy, Sexy
Written by Baby do Brasil, De Harris, P Fishman, C. Kelly
Performed by Baby do Brasil
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

So many late night movies, this one stood out
12 October 2002 | by (Montreal, Can.) – See all my reviews

I remember having seen this movie at least twice, very late at night, and each time with the same results: a warm feeling of happiness, and love (no kidding, after watching it, I just loved everybody, and not just because it was 3 a.m. and my tiny brain stops working at midnight). This movie will make you laugh and think (that part was harder). And I have to say this, I loved the actors, they were great.


11 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
song question bigbluefalcon
music ngarcin
Discuss Why Not Me? (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?