MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 13,815 this week

Boudu (2005)

 -  Comedy  -  9 March 2005 (France)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 978 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 11 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 109 titles
created 23 May 2011
 
a list of 77 titles
created 01 Oct 2013
 
a list of 3502 titles
created 15 Oct 2013
 
XXX
a list of 45 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 302 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Boudu" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Boudu (2005)

Boudu (2005) on IMDb 5.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Boudu.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Traveling from France to Tangiers, a man looks to reunite with his former love, though their romance ended some 30 years earlier.

Director: André Téchiné
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Gilbert Melki
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A priest who is also a doctor investigates the mysterious illness of a young nun who shares a dark secret with her twin sister who is a convicted child murderer.

Director: Graham Guit
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Élodie Bouchez, Carmen Maura
Blanche (2002)
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

In 17th century France, cardinal Mazarin's death squad kills young Blanche's parents. She grows up to become a thief and steels a substance called Powder of the Devil and a coded letter that were sent to cardinal Mazarin. He is furious.

Director: Bernie Bonvoisin
Stars: Lou Doillon, Roschdy Zem, Antoine de Caunes
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Michel Muller
Stars: Michel Muller, Jean Benguigui, Ludovic Berthillot
Actors (2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Bertrand Blier
Stars: Pierre Arditi, Josiane Balasko, Jean-Paul Belmondo
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In 1942, in an occupied Paris, the apolitical grocer Edmond Batignole lives with his wife and daughter in a small apartment in the building of his grocery. When his future son-in-law and ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Jugnot
Stars: Jules Sitruk, Gérard Jugnot, Michèle Garcia
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

While the whole world thinks writer Léo Shepherd is dead, he is kidnapped by his son Paul.

Director: Jacob Berger
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Guillaume Depardieu, Sylvie Testud
The Americano (1955)
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An American working on a ranch in the Amazon comes up against a gang of Brazilian bandits.

Director: William Castle
Stars: Glenn Ford, Frank Lovejoy, Cesar Romero
Bouquet final (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An American funeral director is recruited to a job in Paris.

Director: Michel Delgado
Stars: Didier Bourdon, Marc-André Grondin, Bérénice Bejo
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

One is too shy to start a relationship, other too unsettled to stay in one. Will their friendship help them to find the right woman for both?

Directors: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano
Stars: Jean-Paul Rouve, Gérard Depardieu, Annie Girardot
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Paris 1577 - King Henri III gives famous couturier Pic Saint Loup a crucial diplomatic mission. He must go to Spain to make a magnificent gown for the wedding of the King's nephew to the ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Jugnot
Stars: Gérard Jugnot, Bernard Le Coq, Juan Diego
Olé! (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Director: Florence Quentin
Stars: Gad Elmaleh, Gérard Depardieu, Sabine Azéma
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Christian
...
Yseult
Constance Dollé ...
Coralie
Bonnafet Tarbouriech ...
Perez
Hubert Saint-Macary ...
Bob
Dominique Ratonnat ...
Le médecin
...
Hubert
Serge Riaboukine ...
Géronimo
Jean-Pierre Foucault ...
Himself
Frédéric Restagno ...
Pompier 1
Marc Pistolesi ...
Pompier 2
Agnès Regolo ...
La mère de Coralie (as Agnès Régolo)
Didier Lafaye ...
Le père de Coralie
Philippe du Janerand ...
L'amateur galerie
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 March 2005 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Bomlott Boudu beköltözött  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,499,216 (France) (18 March 2005)

Gross:

$6,564,918 (Europe) (25 March 2005)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Visa d'exploitation en France : #110324 See more »

Connections

Features Qui veut gagner des millions? (2000) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Enjoyable but tiresome
4 June 2007 | by (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a remake of Jean Renoir's Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932), which Paul Mazursky remade in Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986).

I'm not sure why it had to be done again (a universal dearth of ideas possibly), but it's not a bad piece of fluff, an enjoyable waste of time. Its only real problem is its length: it just runs out steam. Jugnot and Depardieu are fun to watch for a while, but you just know their mutual fulminations and frustrations are going to wane; sure enough, it happens, at about the 75-minute mark. After that, it just goes downhill, and there just isn't any fun anymore.

Depardieu offers us yet another self-mocking caricature of Gerard Depardieu. I like him a lot -- it's somehow endearing to see this universally known actor fearlessly showing his bulbous belly and nude derriere to a worldwide audience. It's somehow very European, or maybe just French. I've always loved Catherine Frot, and her ditzy performance adds a lot to the silliness.

Good comedies are hard to find. One reason is that they can rarely sustain the comedy and the 'plot' convincingly over a feature length. This is the fate of this latest incarnation of Boudu.


13 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Emulation reversed? paaskynen
Discuss Boudu (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?