MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,716 this week

Daddy Cool (2008)
"15 ans et demi ..." (original title)

5.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.1/10 from 443 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 4 critic

Philippe Le Tallec, a scientist living in the USA, has to come back to France to look after his young girl Eglantine. But it seems Eglantine cares more about parties and boyfriends than her uncool dad ...

Writers:

(novel), (adaptation), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 07 Apr 2013
 
a list of 614 titles
created 13 Jun 2014
 
a list of 226 titles
created 27 Jul 2014
 
list image
a list of 6083 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 23 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Daddy Cool" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Daddy Cool (2008)

Daddy Cool (2008) on IMDb 5.1/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Daddy Cool.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Après Vous (2003)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Antoine (Auteuil) saves Louis (Garcia) from hanging himself, though in his attempt to get Louis back on his feet, Antoine gets caught in a romantic triangle.

Director: Pierre Salvadori
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, José Garcia, Sandrine Kiberlain
Jappeloup (2013)
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A horse with amazing courage and a big heart.

Director: Christian Duguay
Stars: Guillaume Canet, Marina Hands, Daniel Auteuil
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Lucie presumes that her husband Paul - an older neurosurgeon - has an affair. Indeed, Paul behaves strange lately, but the truth behind it is dark and complicated.

Director: Philippe Claudel
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Kristin Scott Thomas, Leïla Bekhti
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1930s southern France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his daughter when she gets in trouble with the wealthy son of a shopkeeper.

Director: Daniel Auteuil
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Nicolas Duvauchelle
The Valet (2006)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A porter and a top-model have to pretend to be a couple in order to salvage a CEO's marriage.

Director: Francis Veber
Stars: Gad Elmaleh, Alice Taglioni, Daniel Auteuil
The Car Keys (2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Laurent Baffie
Stars: Laurent Baffie, Daniel Russo, Pascal Sellem
Fanny (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

"Fanny" is the second part of the "Marseille trilogy", made by Marcel Pagnol with the generic name of "Marius, Fanny and César". Fanny falls in love and is abandoned by Marius. Now she ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Auteuil
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Victoire Bélézy, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
36th Precinct (2004)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion, ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Marchal
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Gérard Depardieu, André Dussollier
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Mousten, Momo and Abdelkrim spend their time letting their lives slip by. Until the day they discover an auditions advertisement in a porn magazine. From their standpoint of no girls and no... See full summary »

Director: Franck Gastambide
Stars: Medi Sadoun, Franck Gastambide, Jib Pocthier
Entre amis (2015)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

The friendship between Richard, Gilles and Philippe is tested during a cruise to Corsica with their companions.The cohabitation was difficult because of the bad weather and each couple ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Baroux
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Gérard Jugnot, François Berléand
The Adversary (2002)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When a man murders his wife, children and parents, the ensuing investigation reveals that he's been living a lie for almost 20 years.

Director: Nicole Garcia
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Géraldine Pailhas, François Cluzet
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: François Desagnat
Stars: Philippe Lellouche, Vanessa Demouy, Christian Vadim
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Philippe Le Tallec
...
Églantine
...
Jean-Maxence
Lionel Abelanski ...
Guy
...
Fiona / Une voix à la radio
...
Elise Larnicol ...
Sylvie
Sara Mortensen ...
Barbara
Coura Traoré ...
Anne-Sophie
Benjamin Siksou ...
Gaspard
Canis Crevillen ...
Charlotte
Lionel Lingelser ...
Vincent
Maud Verdeyen ...
Zoé
Dylan Imayanga ...
Enzo
Lucie Lucas ...
Karine
Edit

Storyline

Philippe Le Tallec, a scientist living in the USA, has to come back to France to look after his young girl Eglantine. But it seems Eglantine cares more about parties and boyfriends than her uncool dad ...

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 April 2008 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Daddy Cool  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

DVNO
Performed by Justice
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hair
6 August 2010 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

What happened? French witty comedies are remade in Hollywood, and not the other way around. Which brings us to "Daddy Cool" or better known by its French title, "15 ans et demi", a comedy jointly directed, and adapted by Francois Desagnat and Thomas Sorriaux.

This is one of the silliest pictures about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine. Its idea seems to have been recycled from a composite of American comedies that wastes the talents of one of France's leading actors, Daniel Auteuil, who must have been under the influence of having drunk too much champagne at a fancy place where the creators of this movie took him to have him sign to star in the film.

The creators must have targeted the film to a younger audience. There are a few laughs with the recurring appearance of a bald woman, Barbara, who acts as a sort of guinea pig in Philippe's experiment, while the scientist takes time to chat with the spirit of Albert Einstein. Who knows, maybe Hollywood would be interested in doing a remake some day.


2 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
U.S. release?!? mimi425
Discuss Daddy Cool (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?