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Dead Weight (2002)
"Le boulet" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Action, Comedy  |  10 April 2002 (France)
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It is the story of two types: Moltes a criminal in prison and Reggio one of the guards. Crazy adventures happen when following a winner ticket to Africa, they competes in a rally and are chased by the Turk, a sworn enemy of Moltes.

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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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It is the story of two types: Moltes a criminal in prison and Reggio one of the guards. Crazy adventures happen when following a winner ticket to Africa, they competes in a rally and are chased by the Turk, a sworn enemy of Moltes.

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Rated PG-13 for some crude sexual content | See all certifications »
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Also Known As:

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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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Very funny french action movie
9 January 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

"Le Boulet" has been brought out on DVD in the Netherlands with the title "Rally"! This title is a reference to the race (Paris-Dakar)being held in Afrika! IMDb didn't recognize this title,so I guess they made this title up for the dutch market! From the cover I expected something like "Taxi" but wasn't sure. But I got more!This movie surprised me totally! It is shown that the actors in the movie really had fun making this movie! So much is happening in this movie and never gets boring! I laughed a lot while watching this movie and enjoyed the action! The main character is a real idiot and drives his reluctant partner in crime totally mad! I don't understand why many reviewers didn't like this movie! Because this one is really funny and even delivers on some great stunts and action! Pure fun!


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