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Dead Weight (2002)
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Moltès
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Francis Reggio
José Garcia ...
Mustapha Amel alias "Le Turc"
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Det. Youssouf
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Pauline Reggio
Jean Benguigui ...
Saddam
Gary Tiplady ...
Le géant / The Giant
Gérard Darmon ...
Kowalski
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Malian #1
Marco Prince ...
Malian #2
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Malian #3 (as Omar)
Nicolas Anelka ...
Nicolas, the soccer player
Jacky Lambert
Renaud Rutten
Innocent Mboumgou
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Rated PG-13 for some crude sexual content | See all certifications »
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10 April 2002 (France)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,542,993 (France) (19 April 2002)

Gross:

$18,582,299 (Europe) (17 May 2002)
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The man at the airport reading the newspaper with Moltes' picture on the back is the Production Manager, Jean-Marc Deschamps See more »

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The silver Peugeot 406 Coupe's alloy design changes from the scene in the parking garage to the moment when the car chase begins. See more »

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It didn't get lost in the translation...
4 June 2002 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

I recently saw this movie on an airplane. I watched it on a tiny 4inch screen (100mm) and had to read subtitles all the way through. It was a hilarious film. If the creators were trying to make a serious blockbuster film, they missed the mark. But I looked to me like they were out to make a fun film that just got crazy at times. This they did. Even reading subtitles, I laughed out loud several times (not a good idea on a crowded plane, btw). Now it is possible that it was because I was in a confined environment with little or no outside stimulii for 8 hours that I found this piece highly entertaining, but I still have to rate this a 7 or 8 outta 10 for entertainment value. Look for it. (Probably not on a North American screen though...)


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