MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 30,053 this week

Imogène McCarthery (2010)

5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 227 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 2 critic

Add a Plot

Writers:

(novel), (scenario), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1819 titles
created 23 Jul 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 03 Sep 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 09 Oct 2011
 
a list of 34 titles
created 26 Feb 2012
 
a list of 646 titles
created 26 Jun 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Imogène McCarthery (2010)

Imogène McCarthery (2010) on IMDb 5.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Imogène McCarthery.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Blind Man (2012)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A police inspector must solve two grisly murders. The problem is that his only suspect is a blind man.

Director: Xavier Palud
Stars: Jacques Gamblin, Lambert Wilson, Raphaëlle Agogué
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A romantic comedy centered on a Woody Allen-obsessed pharmacist and her would-be lover.

Director: Sophie Lellouche
Stars: Alice Taglioni, Patrick Bruel, Marine Delterme
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.

Director: Alain Resnais
Stars: Sabine Azéma, Isabelle Carré, Laura Morante
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The Beresfords are tasked with finding what happened to a Russian heiress who's mysteriously disappeared.

Director: Pascal Thomas
Stars: André Dussollier, Catherine Frot, Linh Dan Pham
Haute Cuisine (2012)
Biography | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as the private chef for François Mitterrand.

Director: Christian Vincent
Stars: Catherine Frot, Arthur Dupont, Jean d'Ormesson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A has-been actor takes a job playing the victims in a homicide reenactment, where he sparks with the civil officer investigating the real-life crime.

Director: Jean-Paul Salomé
Stars: François Damiens, Géraldine Nakache, Lucien Jean-Baptiste
Palais royal! (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A comedy set in the world of European royalty.

Director: Valérie Lemercier
Stars: Valérie Lemercier, Lambert Wilson, Catherine Deneuve
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

They were the perfect loving couple, well, almost.Emmanuel wanted a child but Philippe didn't. One day, however, Emmanuel decides to take the plunge, at the risk of losing Philippe. But how do you make a child when you are gay?

Director: Vincent Garenq
Stars: Lambert Wilson, Pilar López de Ayala, Pascal Elbé
Happy End (2009)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Robinson, appropriately named as we will soon discover, is on vacation in Biarritz with his wife. What follows is the story behind the loss of his arm, a story that becomes increasingly ... See full summary »

Directors: Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu
Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Catherine Frot, Karin Viard
The Villain (2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

With gun-toting rivals on his tail, a daring bank robber takes refuge in the quiet residential street here he grew up and where his mother, Maniette, still lives. An unscrupulous property ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Dupontel
Stars: Catherine Frot, Albert Dupontel, Bouli Lanners
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Happily married with a daughter, Marc is a successful real estate agent in Aix-en-Provence. One day, he has an appointment with a woman to view a traditional country house. A few hours ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Garcia
Stars: Jean Dujardin, Marie-Josée Croze, Toni Servillo
Victor I (2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

When a family wins a contest to adopt Victor, an 85-year-old man, the magazine intern who hatched the idea must undo what has been done.

Director: Thomas Gilou
Stars: Lambert Wilson, Sara Forestier, Pierre Richard
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Samuel Tyler
Danièle Lebrun ...
Mrs Elroy
...
Sir Woolish
Lionel Abelanski ...
Aneurin Archaft
Pierre Laplace ...
Allan Cunningham
...
Gowen Ross
Nicolas Vaude ...
Andrew Lindsay
Sara Giraudeau ...
Nancy Nankett
Michel Duchaussoy ...
Sir Wardlaw
Laurent Gamelon ...
Le père d'Imogène
Anne Benoît ...
Janice Lewis
Laurent Gérard ...
Jack Buchanan
Bruno Lochet ...
Ted Boolitt
Marie-France Santon ...
Rosemary Boolitt
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 May 2010 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Imogene McCarthery  »

Box Office

Budget:

$21,800,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The end of the movie shows a digital alarm clock. They were invented in the late 60's and on the market in the early 70's. See more »

Connections

Version of Imogène (1989) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
OSS 117 by-product
3 June 2010 | by (Montigny-lès-Metz, France) – See all my reviews

This so-so comedy would probably never have existed without the two recent successful "OSS 117" spy film spoofs starring Jean Dujardin.The starting point is the same : a pulp novel (for the "OSS" films, books by Jean Bruce; concerning "Imogène McCarthery", a spy yarn by Charles Exbrayat titled "Ne nous fâchons pas, Imogène!"), exotic locations (Scotland replacing Egypt and Brazil), the reconstruction of a past period (the 1950s and the mid-1960s in the two Dujardin flicks; the early 1960s in "Imogène") and a talented French comedian (Dujardin/Catherine Frot) in the role of a clumsy spy who eventually manages to accomplish a difficult mission. But "OSS 117 -Le Caire nid d'espions" and its sequel "OSS 117 Rio ne répond plus" fare much better than "Imogène McCarthery, despite the latter's excellent cast (Lambert Wilson, Michel Aumont, Danièle Lebrun, Lionel Abelanski and the three funny actors who play the Soviet spies, Francis Leplay, Nicolas Vaude and Pierre Laplace) and its satisfying natural and artificial settings. What makes the two former films superior to "Imogène" is that they are not content to tell their (superficial) story, they also play on the stereotypes of the B or Z-films of the period the action is set in. OSS 117 is a self-centered, racist chauvinist and does not realise it, whereas we spectators are aware of it Thus we laugh at the fool while, by extension, these human flaws are denounced. In "Imogène", on the contrary, you are asked to be complicit with the title character, who has similar foibles (she is an unrepentant Scottish nationalist, and base all of her behavior on this stiff principle, generating an endless series of repetitive gags). As a result, if you disapprove of ultra nationalism, you will not really have a ball watching Catherine Frot always criticizing the English and the Welsh or breaking her engagement just because her fiancé is too ... tolerant! "Imogène McCarthery" is the first film directed by Franck Magnier and Alexandre Charlot, who once wrote for the famous satiric TV show "Les Guignols de l'Info". Their texts were incisive and biting. They seem to have lost their edge here.Let's hope this is only temporary.


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Synopsis and link john-575
Discuss Imogène McCarthery (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?