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If I Were a Rich Man (2002)
"Ah! Si j'étais riche" (original title)

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Between Alice, a hospital nurse and Aldo, a shampoo sales representative, things have turned sour of late. Alice blames her husband for lacking ambition and contemplates divorce.One day ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Aldo
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Alice
Richard Berry ...
Gérard dit Gégé
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Jean-Phil
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Priscille
Tony Gaultier ...
Morillon
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Kader Benhassine
Didier Flamand ...
M. Agénor
Aurélie Boquien ...
Madame Benhassine
Darry Cowl ...
M. Sylvain
Frédéric Bouraly ...
Elvis
Marie Agnès Brigot ...
L'aide soignante (as Marie-Agnès Brigot)
Alexandre Caumartin ...
Le vendeur de montres
Gérard Chambre ...
L'avocat
Gérard Darier ...
Josselin
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Between Alice, a hospital nurse and Aldo, a shampoo sales representative, things have turned sour of late. Alice blames her husband for lacking ambition and contemplates divorce.One day Aldo wins the ten million euro lotto prize. But, unwilling to share the bonanza, he keeps mum about it, all the more as he finds out Alice has an affair with Gérard, Aldo's former friend and ... new boss. However, Aldo, leading a double life, starts spending his money ... Written by Guy Bellinger

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27 November 2002 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Ah! Se Eu Fosse Rico  »

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Opening Weekend:

$1,889,139 (France) (29 November 2002)

Gross:

$115,858 (Belgium) (27 December 2002)
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Quotes

Aldo: There must be a mistake : I've got more money on my bank account than the amount i've won at the lottery
Le directeur de banque: No. No mistake.
Aldo: With all my spendings ?
Le directeur de banque: Yes indeed. You've earned 5% from the investments we made for you.
Aldo: so when you're rich, it never ends ?
Le directeur de banque: Let me tell you : when you're poor, it never ends too...
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Yachts
Written by Sally Rodgers, Steve Jones and Chris Mellor
Performed by A Man Called Adam, Co-co Steel & Lovebomb
Copyright by Other Records Ltd. (1998)Courtesy of Nota Bene
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Easy and funny film!!!
10 July 2012 | by (Russia) – See all my reviews

Not bad French comedy with interesting plot and good actors. An idea of this film is very original although I saw many movies about lucky guys who won quite a few money like "Brewster's Millions", "Mr. Deeds" or "Mr. Billion" but these were all American films. "Ah! Si j'étais riche" is the story very similar to real life. The main character Aldo is not handsome man, he's not successful, he's miser and he has very bad disposition but easy money won't make him happy never, maybe just better and cleverer. It's remarkable situation comedy with good sense and nice humor. I recommend its everybody who wants just to relax after hard work day and to look an easy funny film.


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