MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 9,549 this week

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

6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 697 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 5 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...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 01 Aug 2011
 
a list of 1281 titles
created 03 Dec 2011
 
G&L
a list of 42 titles
created 27 Apr 2012
 
a list of 525 titles
created 21 Mar 2013
 
a list of 59 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 6.8/10

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... 

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
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Alone in a foreign city, Cassandra must solve a family's darkest, deepest secrets before she can confront her own past.

Director: Susan Seidelman
Stars: Judy Davis, Marcia Gay Harden, Lili Taylor
My Best Friend I (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Catherine, refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a charming taxi driver to play the part.

Director: Patrice Leconte
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Dany Boon, Julie Gayet
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

The librarian of the university Xenia schedules a S&M blind date with the masochist Ghost to satisfy her fantasies and sexual desires. They spend the night in his apartment having kinky sex... See full summary »

Director: Maria Martinelli
Stars: Rocco Siffredi, Stefania Bonafede, Davide Devenuto
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 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
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the ... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Corsini
Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Pascale Bussières, Dani Levy
Thieves (1996)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Daniel Auteuil, Laurence Côte
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Johnny is a young musician in Paris, France. Besides he is enjoying life, he is always in need of money. Occasionally he does some errands not knowing that he is working for the mafia. One ... See full summary »

Director: Noël Howard
Stars: Johnny Hallyday, Sylvie Vartan, Évelyne Dandry
Out of Season (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A sexy, romance about two woman who unexpectedly fall in love during a winter's stay in the resort town of Cape May.

Director: Jeanette L. Buck
Stars: Laura Carson, Rusty Clauss, Nancy Daly
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
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  
Director: Rafael Monleón
Stars: Juanjo Puigcorbé, Amira Casar, Laura Cepeda
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Weston
Stars: Beau Bridges, Haing S. Ngor, Liem Whatley
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 The Grand Illusion (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

People Hold On
Written by Lisa Stansfield, Jonathan Moore, Matthew Black
Performed by Lisa Stansfield
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.


9 of 11 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:
?