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OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009)
"OSS 117: Rio ne répond plus" (original title)

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Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. The year is 1967 - he's been sent on a mission to Rio de Janeiro, to ... See full summary »

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Philippe Hérisson ...
Mayeux (as Philippe Herisson)
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Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. The year is 1967 - he's been sent on a mission to Rio de Janeiro, to find a former high-ranking Nazi who went into exile in South America after the war. His eventful investigation takes him all across Brazil, from Rio to Brasilia and the Iguazu Falls, accompanied by a charming Mossad agent who is also looking for the Nazi. The man is charming, and so is the young woman. Set to the strains of bossa nova, their tale is by turns an adventure and a love story. Written by The Film Catalogue

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The Pride of French Intelligence Returns


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Opening Weekend:

$10,243 (USA) (7 May 2010)

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$87,353 (USA) (23 July 2010)
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Agent OSS 117 (Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath) wears clothes which are inspired and predominantly the same as Paul Newman's Lew Harper in Harper (1966). See more »

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During the beach scene with the hippies, Minnie Ripperton's "Lovin' You" is playing. The movie is set in 1967. "Lovin' You" was not recorded until 1974. See more »

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Dolorès Koulechov: You turn me off.
OSS 117: And I don't get it! Explain yourself. I'm a remedy against barbarism, a symbol of...
Dolorès Koulechov: You're old, pretentious, a misogynist, full of yourself, vain, borderline racist, tacky dresser, childish, not funny. Shall I stop?
OSS 117: A tacky dresser?
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Crazy Credits

There is a montage of (poor quality) travel snaps from OSS117's camera, as well as a short film clip of the duck-shaped pedal boat, being pedalled by OSS117, in Rio. See more »

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Excellent french humor
24 January 2010 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

The two new OSS 117 movies has a kind of humor which is both intelligent and dumbed-down at the same time, which I find extremely amusing. It really reminds me of the classic Pink Panther movies with an almost as good leading man as Peter Sellers in Jean Dujardin. And unlike Steve Martin completely ruining Clouseau, Dujardin is quite brilliant.

The comments regarding the movies' being anti-semitic, are obviously a case of a complete lack of humor and therefor understanding.

Whether you will enjoy or hate this movie really comes down to what kind of humor you have. I can't wait for the sequel!


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