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A Monster in Paris (2011)

Un monstre à Paris (original title)
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A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer.



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Credited cast:
Matthieu Chedid ...
Francoeur (voice) (as -M-)
Lucille (voice)
Raoul (voice)
Le préfet Maynott (voice)
Maud (voice)
Madame Carlotta (voice)
Bruno Salomone ...
Albert (voice)
Sébastien Desjours ...
Emile (voice)
Philippe Peythieu ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pâté (voice)
Narrator / Newsman / Policeman / Journalist (voice)
Jodie Forrest ...
Madame Omelette (voice)
David Gasman ...
Clerk (voice)
Raoul (voice)
Albert (voice)


Paris, 1910. Emile, a shy movie projectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. They join forces with Lucille, the big-hearted star of the Rare Bird cabaret, an eccentric scientist and his irascible monkey to save the monster, who turns out to be an over-sized but harmless flea, from the city's ruthlessly ambitious police chief. Written by The Film Catalogue

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some action violence involving gunplay, and mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 October 2011 (France)  »

Also Known As:

A Monster in Paris  »

Box Office


€25,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Franceur's black coat, hat and red scarf are based on the iconic Ambassadeurs Poster by Parisienne artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec See more »


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User Reviews

Tuneful kids romp, yes kids, maybe kids should review it.
1 February 2012 | by (Sheffield) – See all my reviews

OK. First and foremost it's a kids film. On the whole all kids films are reviewed by adults on IMDb and therefore shouldn't be reviewed like Saving Private Ryan or the Green Mile. My 3 and 5 year old enjoyed the film, the characters and the music and came out smiling afterwards. Not as good as other children's films such as The Incredibles or Finding Nemo (larger budget I imagine), but certainly in the ballpark of Despicable Me or Megamind. Either way, lovely animation of Paris, interesting storyline, and for me it gave the adults enough to keep watching, or is that because I had a crush on Vanessa Paradis when I was 14?

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