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Ruby & Quentin (2003)

Tais-toi! (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime | 22 October 2003 (France)
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)

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$4,491,069 (France) (24 October 2003)
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Trivia

Most of the actors and actresses n this movie appeared on previous movie from same director The Closet. See more »

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At 00:51:43, we can see the reflection of the boom microphone on the window, on the right of young men. See more »

Quotes

Ruby: [Quentin is eating the laxative jelly] Don't eat that, you'll shit everywhere.
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References Blood Work (2002) See more »

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Laugh, laugh, laugh
14 September 2005 | by (Peru) – See all my reviews

Well this movie is one of the greatest comedies I've ever seen. If the movie lasts 1h 20 min you'll laugh maybe 1h 20min. Gerard Depardieu and Jean Reno's (perhaps the two greatest French actors) performances are amazing. They play the part of a fool (Gerard Depardieu) and an intelligent murderer (Jean Reno). The story is also good, not too silly and not too serious. The movie isn't very long which is great too (you know comedies mustn't be too long).I strongly recommend this film for people of all ages (I'm 13 years old, i saw it with my mom and she thought the movie was great too). I had seen some French films before and they were good, I'm starting to like French films and this is not the exception.


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