MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,841 this week

Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001)
"Le vélo de Ghislain Lambert" (original title)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 1,606 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 6 critic

In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest tragedy? Not having the legs his heart deserves.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 449 titles
created 28 Sep 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 23 Nov 2012
 
a list of 37 titles
created 31 Dec 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 07 Feb 2014
 
a list of 9 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001)

Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001) 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 Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Man Bites Dog (1992)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand.

Directors: Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert, Nelly Pappaert
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Rémy Belvaux, François Berland
Whatever (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Story of a man whose misanthropy goes out of control due to a business trip together with a colleague.

Director: Philippe Harel
Stars: Philippe Harel, José Garcia, Philippe Bianco
Documentary | Adventure | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

They are seekers, madmen and angels hell bent on riding across America on a bicycle in less than ten days. What began as the adventure of a lifetime is transformed in an instant when one of... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Auerbach
Stars: Patrick Autissier, Cat Berge, Bob Breedlove
Jean-Philippe (2006)
Comedy | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Fabrice is a big - perhaps the biggest - fan of Jean-Philippe Smet, better known as Johnny Hallyday, the greatest rocker France has ever produced.

Director: Laurent Tuel
Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Johnny Hallyday, Guilaine Londez
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Thomas Gilou
Stars: Richard Anconina, José Garcia, Bruno Solo
Louise-Michel (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

What to do when the workers of a factory have been laid off overnight? Louise has an original idea: why not pool the compensation money to ... hire a hit man and to liquidate the boss? ... See full summary »

Directors: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern
Stars: Yolande Moreau, Bouli Lanners, Benoît Poelvoorde
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A Belge-Francophobe customs officer is forced to team up with a Frenchman during the elimination of the Franco-Belge borders in the 90s.

Director: Dany Boon
Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Dany Boon, Christel Pedrinelli
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Christian Merret-Palmair
Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Michel Duchaussoy, Etienne Chicot
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Philippe Harel
Stars: Judith Godrèche, Ariane Seguillon, Coralie Revel
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Vincent Roméro is an osteopath who makes a point of being funny every minute he is awake. In fact it is his way to remain the center of attention. His antics wind up irritating his wife ... See full summary »

Director: Isabelle Doval
Stars: José Garcia, Isabelle Doval, Laurent Lucas
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This movie is foremost distinguished by the use of a subjective camera, and nearly 100 % of the time consists of close-up of the young girl's face. She is capable of changing her facial ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Harel
Stars: Isabelle Carré, Philippe Harel, Nathalie Conio
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ghislain Lambert
José Garcia ...
Claude Lambert
Daniel Ceccaldi ...
Maurice Focodel
...
Denis
Emmanuel Quatra ...
Riccardo Fortuna
Jean-Baptiste Iera ...
Fabrice Bouillon
Christelle Cornil ...
Babette
Fernand Guiot ...
M. de Kimpe
Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert ...
Mme Lambert (as Jacqueline Pappaert)
Guy Van Riet ...
Carlos
Isabelle Giami ...
Monique
Koen De Koker ...
Freddy
Nicole Valberg ...
Mme Vandenbroek
Michel de Warzee ...
M. Vandenbroek
Jean-Pierre Gos ...
Docteur Mabuse
Edit

Storyline

In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest tragedy? Not having the legs his heart deserves. Written by Aline

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

24 October 2001 (Belgium)  »

Also Known As:

Biciklista  »

Box Office

Budget:

FRF 77,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,582,489 (France) (2 November 2001)

Gross:

$1,582,489 (France) (2 November 2001)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Entre ses mains (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Just marvelous
11 June 2003 | by (Cologne, Germany) – See all my reviews

A tragicomic master piece. Genre movies are sometimes unreachable for the the general viewer or rather boring for those who are fans. This movie belongs to those, which manage to feed both.

The acting is marvelous and the presentation is credible.

A must see for every genre fan and every one else.


16 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Great Movie! Zwammi
Discuss Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?