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Stadium Nuts (1972)

Les fous du stade (original title)
Les Charlots, a French rock group, continue their adventures, in the manner of the Beatles in Hard Day's Night. This is their second adventure. The foursome are on holiday, camping outside ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Guy Fechner ...
Jean-Guy (as Les Charlots)
Gérard Filipelli ...
Phil (as Les Charlots)
Gérard Rinaldi ...
Gérard (as Les Charlots)
Jean Sarrus ...
Jean (as Les Charlots)
Paul Préboist ...
Jules
Martine Kelly ...
Délice
Gérard Croce ...
Lucien, le fils de l'épicier
Jacques Seiler ...
Le directeur sportif de l'équipe cycliste
François Cadet
Patrick Gilles ...
L'athlète
Pierre Gualdi ...
Le directeur des jeux
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Antoine
Jean Eskenazi
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Les Charlots, a French rock group, continue their adventures, in the manner of the Beatles in Hard Day's Night. This is their second adventure. The foursome are on holiday, camping outside a village. The Olympic flame is going to pass through the village. A grocer, charged to prepare a celebration, calls upon the four to help. One of the four falls for the grocer's daughter. However, she runs away after the sportsman carrying the flame. The foursome set of to find her and win her back. Written by kooji_kabuto@yahoo.com

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22 September 1972 (France)  »

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5 matti allo stadio  »

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Spoof of the Olympics
15 August 2010 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

The "Charlots" made a lot of movies in the 70s with mostly slapstick humour. They made fun of many subjects, such as the French Army, the Three Musketeers, James Bond or even Dracula.

This movie spoofs the Olympics (named the Continental games). A young grocer's girl falls for a flame bearer who will compete and her jealous ex-boyfriend along with 3 other friends go to Paris to represent France for the games. They do many events, but mainly the goal is not the gold here, but snatch the girlfriend from a jock.

There is a lot of slapstick here, but the main thing is that they mock so much in a running gag, the "no publicity" rule in all Olympic events...

A movie that is not much outdated, the Olympics are still around...


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