MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 750 this week

Paris (2008)

6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 8,640 users   Metascore: 68/100
Reviews: 38 user | 85 critic | 21 from Metacritic.com

Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the ... See full summary »

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 titles
created 30 Jul 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 23 Nov 2011
 
a list of 41 titles
created 25 Dec 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Paris" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Paris (2008)

Paris (2008) on IMDb 6.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Paris.
3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Russian Dolls (2005)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.

Director: Cédric Klapisch
Stars: Romain Duris, Kelly Reilly, Audrey Tautou
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.

Director: Cédric Klapisch
Stars: Romain Duris, Judith Godrèche, Kelly Reilly
Paris (2003)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Paris follows rookie detective Jason Bartok on his disturbing journey through the shadowy underworld of Los Angeles and Las Vegas, illuminated only by a sweet but short-lived romance with a... See full summary »

Director: Ramin Niami
Stars: Chad Allen, Bai Ling, James Russo
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and ... See full summary »

Director: Cédric Klapisch
Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Catherine Frot
Jusqu'à toi (2009)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Jack is encouraged to take the romantic Paris vacation he won, despite just being dumped by his girlfriend. His trip soon devolves into chaos and adventure, when his luggage is swapped for ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Devoldère
Stars: Mélanie Laurent, Justin Bartha, Valérie Benguigui
Hidden Love (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Alessandro Capone
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Greta Scacchi, Mélanie Laurent
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In this delightful comedy Justine (Inglourious Basterds' Mélanie Laurent) flits from one boyfriend to the next while her immature father secretly befriends them all.

Director: Jennifer Devoldère
Stars: Mélanie Laurent, Michel Blanc, Florence Loiret Caille
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A 40-year-old father's life is complicated when the mother of his two children moves to New York. Since he can't bear them growing up far away from him, he decides to move there as well.

Director: Cédric Klapisch
Stars: Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Cécile De France
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After losing her job at a local factory, a single mother enrolls in a housekeeper training program, soon landing work cleaning the Paris apartment of handsome but cocky power broker.

Director: Cédric Klapisch
Stars: Karin Viard, Gilles Lellouche, Audrey Lamy
Room of Death (2007)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

While on a joyride with the headlights turned off, two men hit and kill another man carrying a satchel full of money... See full synopsis »

Director: Alfred Lot
Stars: Mélanie Laurent, Éric Caravaca, Gilles Lellouche
Beluga (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Jean-Marc Fabre
Stars: Szymon Zaleski, Mélanie Laurent, Marc Barbé
Le tueur (2007)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Cédric Anger
Stars: Gilbert Melki, Grégoire Colin, Mélanie Laurent
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Xavier Robic ...
Farida Khelfa ...
Suzanne Von Aichinger ...
Suzy 'Miss Bidoche' (as Suzanne Von Aichinger)
Marco Prince ...
Disco
...
Philippe Verneuil
...
Élise
Edit

Storyline

Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment. When Elise, his sister with three kids and no husband, moves in to his place to care for him, Pierre does not change his new habits. And instead of dancing himself, it is Paris and the Parisians who dance before his eyes. Written by Guy Bellinger

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 February 2008 (France)  »

Also Known As:

París  »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$46,518 (USA) (18 September 2009)

Gross:

$1,005,168 (USA) (18 December 2009)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When the shop-owner of the bakery sell a baguette she asks for 80 cent, doesn't register it in the till, which has the figures 0,00 than it changes to 0,78 than back to 0,00 again. See more »

Quotes

Pierre: Give chance a chance. I believe in you! Your life's not over! Maybe it hasn't even started.
See more »

Soundtracks

L'air des Cendres
Written by Robert Burke (as R. Burke), Loïc Dury (as L. Dury), Christophe Minck (as C. Minck),
D.R
Performed by Kraked
Universal Music Publishing
MGB / Kraked - ce qui me meut production
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hurray Klapish
12 April 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

To day I went to see "Paris" and hoped to win a trip to Paris from Sydney out of it! I had seen L'auberge espagnole and had no idea of the link! To top this, by accident I caught a french movie on TV to night perhaps already running for 10 minutes and it was Russian Dolls! Again I did not realise it was related, even called a Sequel to l'auberge espagnole! I enjoyed the 3 movies each on their own way. "Paris", my birth city, I did enjoy immensely, yet I could have imagine its story in any other city. Although it was nice to catch up with sites I have not seen for 25 years and left nearly 40 years ago, but to me it was very much this cocktail of people and their personal situation that moved me so much. Just like everyday life with its humor, sadness and pain all this with a comfortable music that actually did ease a little the pain. Again I thank those who write so well here and gave a concise and very interesting account of this wonderful film. I think one of these writings should appear with the main page of the film rather than tentative account like mine. Bu if by chance you are reading mine I'd like to let you know that if you go to see this movie, just go with the flow and you should not be disappointed.


30 of 49 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Pierre gay? TreasureJuniper
'je te kif tro grav' -what does it mean? codrutzr-1
When Will This Open in the UK? alhunter-1
saw it on monday critikal
Is there a hint of Spanish Apartment in this movie? jerry4444
Release in US labailey129
Discuss Paris (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?