MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 388 this week

La classe américaine (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  31 December 1993 (France)
8.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.3/10 from 1,430 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 2 critic

George Abitbol, "the Most Classy Man on Earth", dies sputtering his famous last words: "cr*ppy world!" What the heck did he mean? Reporters Steven, Peter and Dave investigate. La Classe ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 titles
created 17 Oct 2010
 
Lib
a list of 245 titles
created 05 May 2011
 
list image
a list of 48 titles
created 26 Dec 2012
 
a list of 39 titles
created 17 Sep 2013
 
a list of 28 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: La classe américaine (TV Movie 1993)

La classe américaine (TV Movie 1993) on IMDb 8.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of La classe américaine.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Secret agent OSS 117 foils Nazis, beds local beauties, and brings peace to the Middle East.

Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Stars: Jean Dujardin, François Damiens, Khalid Maadour
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. The year is 1967 - he's been sent on a mission to Rio de Janeiro, to ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Stars: Jean Dujardin, Louise Monot, Rüdiger Vogler
Bernie (1996)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Bernie, a 30 years old orphan, decides to leave his orphanage and find his parents. After an investigation, he meets Marion, a young heroin addict and falls in love with her. He believes ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Dupontel
Stars: Claude Perron, Albert Dupontel, Roland Blanche
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Philippe Galland
Stars: Anémone, Marie-Anne Chazel, Gérard Jugnot
Le pari (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Deux beaux-frères, Didier et Bernard se lancent un défi: chacun ne doit pas fumer pendant quatorze jours. Ce pari, qui se prolongera ultimement sur beaucoup plus longtemps, bouleversera ... See full summary »

Directors: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan
Stars: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan, Isabelle Ferron
Locked Out (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Albert Dupontel
Stars: Albert Dupontel, Claude Perron, Nicolas Marié
Maine-Océan (1986)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

"Maine-Ocean" is the name of a train that rides from Paris to Saint-Nazaire (near the ocean). In that train, Dejanira, a Brazilian, has a brush with the two ticket inspectors. Mimi, another... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Rozier
Stars: Rosa-Maria Gomes, Abdel Kedadouche, Luis Rego
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The familiar conflicts of a film director planning to make a movie about his life and the confrontation he has with his wife, an actress who was turned down for such project in which she wanted to play herself.

Director: Philippe Garrel
Stars: Brigitte Sy, Philippe Garrel, Louis Garrel
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.

Director: Alain Berbérian
Stars: Chantal Lauby, Alain Chabat, Dominique Farrugia
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs.

Director: Patrice Leconte
Stars: Josiane Balasko, Luis Rego, Marie-Anne Chazel
Ca détourne (TV Movie 1992)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Directors: Michel Hazanavicius, Daniel Lambert, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Philippe Dana, Robert Duvall, Jean Gabin
Derrick contre Superman (TV Short 1992)
Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Directors: Michel Hazanavicius, Dominique Mézerette
Stars: Horst Tappert, Fritz Wepper, Roger Moore
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lionel Abelanski ...
Dubbed voice (voice)
Jean-Eric Bielle ...
Dubbed Voice (voice)
Marc Cassot ...
José / Yves / Orson Welles / Jacques / Ernest / Le patron du journal (voice)
...
Dubbed Voice (voice)
Christine Delaroche ...
Dubbed Voice (voice)
Dominique Farrugia ...
Dub Voice (voice)
Marc François ...
Dubbed Voice (voice)
Evelyne Grandjean ...
Dubbed Voice (voice)
Patrick Guillemin ...
Steven / Dave (voice)
...
Dubbed Voice
...
Dubbed Voice
Jean-Yves Lafesse ...
Dubbed Voice
Raymond Loyer ...
George Abitebol / Récitant (voice)
Joël Martineau ...
Dino / Le chef indien / Le professeur Hammond (voice)
Jean-Claude Montalban ...
Peter / Callaghan / Un ami de Georges / Un ami du futur (voice)
Edit

Storyline

George Abitbol, "the Most Classy Man on Earth", dies sputtering his famous last words: "cr*ppy world!" What the heck did he mean? Reporters Steven, Peter and Dave investigate. La Classe Américaine is a montage of scenes taken from the Warner Bros. catalog and dubbed to fit the narration of what is arguably the greatest story ever told. Written by viktor-18 <viktor_p@mail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 December 1993 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Le grand détournement  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The project started when Warner agreed to leave the French TV channel Canal+ to use its 4000-movies catalog free of charge and rights for a month (except some of them, like Clint Eastwood's ones). The directors Michel Hazanavicius et Dominique Mézerette, who already did two short movies using the same way, enjoyed very much that decision and they picked their choice amongst the whole bunch of flicks. The whole job was done in six months. See more »

Connections

Edited from Rio Bravo (1959) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The script of Citizen Kane with John Wayne and french dubbing! a must-see
25 May 2003 | by (Bangkok, Thailand) – See all my reviews

He's name is George Abitbol (John Wayne). He's the man "le plus classe du monde", got an award of having the best class (so it is the reason of the titles : la classe américaine). But someone seems to have assassinate him. 3 journalists are charged to explain his last words : "Monde de merde" ("shit world", that's my translation but maybe there is another sentence which is better) : Dave (Paul Newman), Peter (Dustin Hoffman), Steven (Robert Redford). They will interview every friends or enemies of George until...

A must-see, if you find it keep it as long as you can!

This movie has been made under the license of Warner Bros., it was broadcasted 2 or 3 times on french TV in 1993. Warner Bros. probably scared of being sued by the actors of the film didn't allow the movie to be broadcasted anymore, it is for now only available on the net...


12 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What does 'Un Flim sur le Cyclimse' mean? jonz117
Surprised trankilou76
CONVERSION PROJECT of La classe americaine. Mid-movies
Discuss La classe américaine (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?