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Claude Zidi

One of the most successfully commercial directors of France with smash comedy hits as the Charlots , Les Sous-Doués and Les Ripoux series. Also made the first Asterix and Obelix movie, La Totale (later remade by James Cameron as "True Lies") and Banzai (with Coluche). It got him the nickname "Mr. Box Office". On the other hand the few non-comedies... See full bio »

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(1984)
True Lies Writer
(1994)
Deux Writer
(1989)

Filmography

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 2003 Ripoux 3
 2001 La boîte
 1999 Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (screenplay)
 1997 Arlette (scenario)
 1994 True Lies (screenplay "La Totale!")
 1993 Low Profile
 1991 La totale !
 1990 Promotion canapé (story)
 1989 Deux (screenplay) / (story)
 1983 Banzaï (adaptation) / (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1982 Les sous-doués en vacances (dialogue)
 1980 The Under-Gifted (dialogue)
 1979 Dumb But Disciplined (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1978 The Discord (writer)
 1977 Animal
 1976 The Wing or The Thigh? (scenario and dialogue)
 1973 The Big Store (scenario and dialogue)
 1972 Stadium Nuts (scenario and dialogue)
 1971 La grande java (collaboration - as Claude Reims)
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Alternate Names:

Claude Reims

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Trivia:

Uncle of Allistair Wyndham.

Star Sign:

Leo

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