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Ruby & Quentin (2003)
"Tais-toi!" (original title)

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After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt... See full summary »

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After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy Quentin Ruby is forced to take him along as he pursues his former partners in crime to avenge the death of the woman he loved and get to the money before they do. Written by johnno.r[at]xtra.co.nz

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€27,440,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$555,689 (Italy) (14 November 2003)

Gross:

$15,465,859 (France) (5 December 2003)
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There are five different Chinese dubbed versions available, including 3 in dialects. See more »

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Quentin: I might go back to my foster family.
Ruby: Go ahead.
Quentin: They're dead.
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Not among the best Veber works, but has great moments
13 October 2005 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

That's another movie of great Francis Veber, the master of French comedy. After masterpieces like "La chèvre", "Le diner des cons" and "Le placard" Veber creates a new story, where two prisoners escape from jail. Veber's formula is always the same: putting together two people who have nothing in common, like a cat and a dog. From that we have many situations of misunderstandings.

The film is fun, although not among the best Francis Veber works. The first part is great and lively, in the second one the movie loses some speed and the story is less exciting.

Some moments are nevertheless memorable, for example all the prison scenes and the beginning of the friendship between Gérard Depardieu and Jean Reno. These situations are really hilarious!

Depardieu and Reno are big actors and work well together. Dialogs, once again, are the main ingredient in Francis Veber style.

Not a masterpiece, as I said, but enjoyable.


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