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. Paris.



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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 oversized 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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The score was composed and performed by Sean Lennon. See more »


Referenced in The Wogglebug's Adventure in New York (2016) See more »

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User Reviews

Quite an enjoyable movie
4 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

I was browsing through IMDb when I stumbled upon the reviews of this movie. As a matter of fact, 6 months ago, I saw the Dutch dubbed version with 3 kids (one 6y, 2 10y).

I have to say, everybody enjoyed it. The 6y old even asked me to buy it on DVD. I wonder if the person who gave this a "1" even bothered to look at the movie at all...

Because I like Paris, I enjoyed the little details the French animators put in it. It really captures the Parisian atmosphere. The animation is in the same league as Megamind, Despicable Me etc. It's not as good as the Pixar/Dreamworks movies, but it was still very well done.

Some jokes worked, others didn't, but all in all I found it well worth the money.

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