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When he receives a call from Bornsville sheriff, telling him Pamela Rose' coffin has been stolen, agent Douglas Riper sees a good occasion to meet again with his former partner Richard Bullit, that he hasn't seen for a long time. Both of them used to be stars of the FBI but are now completely out of the game, and this inquiry is in fact a trap set up by a guy who hates them big time. But none of them suspects that soon they are going to be the only ones to know that the President of the United States is on the verge of being murdered. Nothing less....
How insipid American movies can make great French ones (screen)
This time, my compatriots have it: sure, we love America but we are also fed up with the dull action movie soup we swallow indefinitely from Hollywood. As in the Revolutionary war, it's up to France to come to rescue again.
Thus, this movie brilliantly spoofs and deconstructs all the clichés of the genre: especially Fbouille, Potus, WWF In a way, this French duo has synthesized ZAZ, Monty python, SNL, cartoons and the french tradition of fun and it's indeed a non-stop laughing session: the key of this comedy is that the story is rationale and plausible. A great attention is brought to details (like the constant question about the boyfriend having licked her ...) and the gags come naturally and simply.
It's a pity that they had to shoot in France due to production budget because this part is the less interesting. But over all, I was happy to choose it over the "hobbit" robbing!
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