1 user 3 critic

Le coeur des hommes 3 (2013)



Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Alex, Antoine, Jeff and Manu. Four friends, four years later. Their relationships, friendship, shared secrets, feelings of guilt and their desire to change and improve.

Director: Marc Esposito
Stars: Bernard Campan, Gérard Darmon, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The life of four best friends in Paris: Antoine (a gym school teacher), Jeff (director of a monthly journal), Alex (Jeff's associate in the monthly journal and a Don Juan) and Manu (owner ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Esposito
Stars: Bernard Campan, Gérard Darmon, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

For travelers around the world, the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull is a downer. For Alain and Valerie, it's a catastrophe. For if they are to make it in time to the tiny... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Coffre
Stars: Valérie Bonneton, Dany Boon, Denis Ménochet
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful and (... See full summary »

Director: Étienne Chatiliez
Stars: Benoît Magimel, Valérie Lalande, Tara Römer
Les gamins (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young, frustrated musician finds unexpected kinship with his girlfriend's father.

Director: Anthony Marciano
Stars: Alain Chabat, Max Boublil, Sandrine Kiberlain
Barbecue (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

On his 50th birthday, a man who's been watching his weight, health and temper all his life suffers a heart attack. He's been doing everything he was told he should do and it still didn't help. He decides to turn the page and let loose.

Director: Eric Lavaine
Stars: Lambert Wilson, Franck Dubosc, Florence Foresti
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Since Charlie is no longer there, the lives of Boris, Elie, and Maxime have been torn apart. These three men, who have nothing in common, all shared one thing: their love for Charlie. One ... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Gélin
Stars: François-Xavier Demaison, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Pierre Niney
Get Well Soon (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Pierre, a sixty-year-old technician on an offshore oil rig, has become a misanthropic loner. He had a wife but she died after a breakdown whose seriousness he had more or less deliberately ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Becker
Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Fred Testot, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs.

Director: Patrice Leconte
Stars: Josiane Balasko, Luis Rego, Marie-Anne Chazel
Le pari (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Deux beaux-frères, Didier et Bernard se lancent un défi: chacun ne doit pas fumer pendant quatorze jours. Ce pari, qui se prolongera ultimement sur beaucoup plus longtemps, bouleversera ... See full summary »

Directors: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan
Stars: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan, Isabelle Ferron
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Three half-brothers are reunited at their mother's funeral. After being told of their inheritance they quickly spend the money, only to find out that they will not receive it after all. The... See full summary »

Directors: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan
Stars: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan, Pascal Légitimus
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Jacques, steward de Air France, accepte de garder un paquet pour le compte de Paul. Le paquet sera remis chez lui à la maison, où il vit avec deux amis, Pierre et Michel. Mais Jacques ... See full summary »

Director: Coline Serreau
Stars: Roland Giraud, Michel Boujenah, André Dussollier


Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernard Campan ...
Marc Lavoine ...
Florence Thomassin ...
Catherine Wilkening ...
Lucie Phan ...
Julie Bernard ...
Valérie Stroh ...
Marianne Viard ...
Alexandra London ...
Elisa Servier ...
Sandy Besse ...
Matteo Fabre ...


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis





Official Sites:



Release Date:

23 October 2013 (France)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Third outing for Coeur des Hommes franchise offers nothing new
5 November 2013 | by (France) – See all my reviews

For the third in the series of successful Coeur des Hommes films, director Marc Esposito has tried to give a contemporary feel and breath new life into the tale of the lives and loves of four middle-aged Parisian friends by replacing Jeff (Gerard Darmon) with Jean (Eric Elmosnino), a single-father struggling to bring up his four-year-old daughter. But the ploy fails to bring anything fresh to the format which struggles to move the story on from the previous two outings.

It seems nothing significant has happened in the lives of the original band of three – Alex (Marc Lavoine), Manu (Jean-Pierre Darroussin) and Antoine (Bernard Campan). They have certainly grown older but no wiser and the conversation revolves as always around women, love and sex, though not always in that order. Along comes 40-something Jean, who is single and enjoys a stream of affairs with young, attractive women. Surprisingly, he willingly joins his new friends in their habitual round of family gatherings, male-bonding weekends on the coast and boozy nights in with the boys. He is soon eager to slip the bonds of fatherhood to make the most of his new life.

Le Coeur des Hommes 3 resembles a gallic Sex and The City with the four female BFFs replaced by their male counterparts and the backdrop of New York's trendy bars and cafes substituted with cosy French cafes and restaurants. But whereas SATC explored female relationships and those between members of the opposite sex, this film focuses on the behaviour of what appears to be a giggling, sniggering band of adolescent boys. The four male leads display an attitude towards women that is outdated, insensitive and openly misogynistic while the women who are unfortunate enough to have relationships with these men are seen as weak, manipulative, hapless creatures who can only gaze hopelessly at the display of chest-beating machismo.

These characters are in desperate need of a reality check. Middle-aged men attracting younger women like bees around a honey pot smacks more of male fantasy than real life. The original trio of actors skilfully go through their paces while Elmosnino plays catch-up. He is a hugely talented actor who was highly praised for his performance as French singer Serge Gainsbourg in Gainsbourg: A heroic life and his role here sits at odds with his previous work.

It has been ten years since Esposito directed the first Le Coeur des Hommes film. Like its characters, these films have failed to move with the times and it's to be hoped they will now go into early retirement.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Le coeur des hommes 3 (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: