MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,914 this week

Iznogoud (2005)

3.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.7/10 from 1,261 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 5 critic

A corrupt Vazeer (Minister) tries to get rid of the Caliph and gets away with every conspiracy until..

Director:

Writers:

(comic books), (comic books), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1324 titles
created 25 Jul 2011
 
list image
a list of 35 titles
created 04 Aug 2011
 
a list of 1139 titles
created 04 Nov 2012
 
a list of 343 titles
created 12 Mar 2013
 
a list of 1034 titles
created 24 Aug 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Iznogoud" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Iznogoud (2005)

Iznogoud (2005) on IMDb 3.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Iznogoud.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Less Is More (2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Carlos has always dreamed about being an actor; he is 18 years old and is working with his best friend, Polilla in the amusement park "Isla Mágica", en Seville. Both made a promise when ... See full summary »

Director: Pascal Jongen
Stars: Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Vanessa Sáiz, Elsa Pataky
Skate or Die (2008)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

When they happen to witness the murder of a drug dealer in an underground car park, Jerome and Benjamin, teenagers from the suburbs, need all their wits - but more importantly their ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Courtois
Stars: Mickey Mahut, Idriss Diop, Elsa Pataky
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: José Luis Garci
Stars: María Adánez, Francisco Algora, Manuel Andrés
Twelfth Night (2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Miguel Bardem
Stars: Joaquín Climent, Kiti Mánver, Elsa Pataky
El furgón (2003)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Three second-rate delinquints - a retired, crippled pickpocket, a man born and raised in a prision who's never seen a day of freedom... See full synopsis »

Director: Benito Rabal
Stars: Sancho Gracia, Pablo Carbonell, Carlos Fuentes
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Joe and Averell are the eldest and youngest of the four Dalton brothers, the worst outlaws in Wild West history... See full synopsis »

Director: Philippe Haïm
Stars: Eric Judor, Ramzy Bedia, Saïd Serrari
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A drama centered on a man dealing with the aftereffects of being in a coma caused by a car accident.

Director: Mun Chee Yong
Stars: Eric Mabius, Will Yun Lee, Fernando Noriega
Máncora (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An adventure drama that tells the story of Santiago, a 22-year old from Lima. Following his father's suicide, haunted by his inner daemons and hatred for the world in general, Santiago ... See full summary »

Director: Ricardo de Montreuil
Stars: Jason Day, Elsa Pataky, Enrique Murciano
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Director: Raúl Marchand Sánchez
Stars: Iñaki Miramón, Josema Yuste, Josep Julien
Fatal (2010)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Michaël Youn
Stars: Michaël Youn, Stéphane Rousseau, Isabelle Funaro
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Dreams of fame take Diana from Madrid to Hollywood. She seems to be on the right path when a powerful agent notices her, but he only wants someone for a sham marriage with a secretly gay star.

Director: Bigas Luna
Stars: Elsa Pataky, Peter Coyote, Paul Sculfor
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Directors: François Desagnat, Thomas Sorriaux
Stars: Michaël Youn, Vincent Desagnat, Benjamin Morgaine
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Arno Chevrier ...
Jacques Villeret ...
Fred Jaspart ...
Le prince sortilège
...
Pullmankar
Maurice Lamy ...
Conseiller Pullmankar
Cécile Davidovici ...
Esclave douche
Mathias Jung ...
Le général Bohl
Eric Hémon ...
Le général Eparkreth
Franck Dubosc ...
Le chambellan du calife
Rufus ...
Le conseiller du calife
Sofia Essaïdi ...
Belbeth
Magloire Delcros-Varaud ...
L'eunuque en chef (as Magloire)
Mohamed Yazidi ...
Le maître du protocole
Jamal Lababsi ...
(as Jamal Laababsi)
Edit

Storyline

A corrupt Vazeer (Minister) tries to get rid of the Caliph and gets away with every conspiracy until..

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 February 2005 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Isnogud - Der bitterböse Großwesir  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,955,041 (France) (18 February 2005)

Gross:

$16,692,288 (Europe) (4 March 2005)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Iznogoud (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

L'Arrabiata
Performed by Kad Merad and Olivier Baroux (as Kad & O)
Written by Patrick Braoudé (as P Braoudé) and Jacques Davidovici (as J Davidovici)
© 2004 Vertigo Productions / L'Arbre et la Colombe / Sing Sing
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Messy, but with good moments
15 February 2005 | by (Europe) – See all my reviews

This movie is based on a lesser known comic by the authors of Asterix. The first half of the movie feels rather messy, as we go through Grand Vizier Iznogoud's various schemes and dreams for assassinating the dumb but lovable caliph. These scenes feel rushed and poorly presented. It gets better towards the end, though. The acting is a tad too over-the-top at times.

Whilst the movie as a whole is uneven, there are many good moments. The genie twins are hilarious and steal every scene they're in. There are plenty of the enjoyable modern references we see in Asterix (e.g. Iznogoud's take on "running water"). It's cartoonish humor with adult savvy.


12 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
English or Serbian Titl? ciprijani
Discuss Iznogoud (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?