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L'arnacoeur (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 17 March 2010 (France)
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Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so.

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Karine
Tarek Boudali ...
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Le compagnon (as Philippe Lacheau dit « Fifi »)
Julien Arruti ...
Frère de Florence
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Le beau-père de Juliette
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You could say Alex Lippi is a ladies' man but it is not true. Of course he has already wooed and charmed armies of women, young and less young, French and foreign. But Alex does it only on active service. Indeed he is appointed to break up undesired couplings. This time he must prevent a rich young lady from marrying an English millionaire. The girl is beautiful and the future husband a perfect match. Will he manage to accomplish this difficult mission? Written by Guy Bellinger

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When it comes to break-ups... he's the business See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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17 March 2010 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Heartbreaker  »

Box Office

Budget:

€8,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$24,510 (Belgium) (21 March 2010)

Gross:

$504,030 (USA) (12 December 2010)
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Trivia

The piano player is played by Caroline Duris, Romain Duris' sister. She is a talented pianist and already played for her brother in The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005) See more »

Goofs

When Alex is pretending the fake car-jacking, the windows of the car is smashed, later on we can clearly see the left door with its pane. See more »

Quotes

Juliette: You okay?
Sophie: No, I'm not ok... I haven't fucked in 3 days; my pussy is tingly.
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Crazy Credits

A few seconds after the start of the end credits, there are three scenes that involve some of the characters: in the first one, the nymphomaniac friend of the female protagonist seduces the former fiancée of the latter; in the second scene, the father of the female protagonist chats with his friends; in the last scene, one of the characters tries to seduce a woman by imitating the main character's manners, but fails. See more »

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Features Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

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Son of a Preacher Man
Written by John Hurley (as Hurley) and Ronnie Wilkins (as Wilkins)
Performed by Dusty Springfield
(P) 1968 Mercury Ltd
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A smart & funny romantic comedy!
20 March 2010 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I saw the movie last night and I really loved it. It's funny and smart. Vanessa Paradis and Romain Duris form a very glamorous couple on screen and the supporting roles (Julie Ferrier and François Damiens) are great. The story is about Alex Lippi (Duris) a con man specialized in breaking romances. He is hired by Juliette's father to prevent her from marrying the wrong guy. The things is Alex has only one week to seduce Juliette (Paradis) who doesn't seem to fall for any of his tricks...

If you're looking for a nice chick flick, you should definitely see this one!

And if you liked this movie, I recommend you another French romantic comedy called "Priceless" ("Hors De Prix") with Audrey Tautou which is very good as well.


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