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Les Tontons Flingueurs ()

Les tontons flingueurs (original title)
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Ex-gangster Fernand (Lino Ventura) receives a call from a dying friend, a mob boss nicknamed "The Mexican". The doomed mobster talks Fernand into taking care of some criminal business and... See more »

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Fernand Naudin
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Raoul Volfoni
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Maître Folace
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Antoine Delafoy
Pierre Bertin ...
Adolphe Amédée Delafoy
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Jean
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Paul Volfoni
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Théo
Charles Regnier ...
Tomate
Mac Ronay ...
Bastien
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Pascal
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Patricia
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Louis le Mexicain
Yves Arcanel ...
Le contremaitre de l'usine de Montauban.
Philippe Castelli ...
Le tailleur
Henri Cogan ...
Freddy
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Mme Mado
Charles Lavialle ...
Le chauffeur de taxi
Annie Marescot ...
Une fille (as Anne Marescot)
Paul Mercey ...
Henri
Georges Nojaroff ...
Vincent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marcel Bernier ...
Léon (uncredited)
Jean-Louis Castelli ...
Le photographe de mariages (uncredited)
Beatrice Delfe ...
Une invitée de Patricia (uncredited)
Jean-Michel Derot ...
Extra (uncredited)
Jean Luisi ...
Un tueur (uncredited)
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Un passant distingué (uncredited)
Jean-Pierre Moutier ...
Un jeune homme (uncredited)

Directed by

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Georges Lautner

Written by

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Michel Audiard ... (dialogue)
 
Georges Lautner ... (dialogue)
 
Albert Simonin ... (novel)

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Irénée Leriche ... producer
Alain Poiré ... executive producer
Robert Sussfeld ... producer

Music by

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Michel Magne

Cinematography by

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Maurice Fellous

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Michelle David

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Gina Pignier ... assistant film editor

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Jean Mandaroux

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Albert Kantof ... assistant director (as Albert Kantoff)
Claude Vital ... assistant director

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Jacques D'Ovidio ... assistant production designer

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Antoine Archimbaud ... sound editor
Daniel Brisseau ... sound recordist

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Jean-Louis Castelli ... still photographer
Georges Pastier ... camera operator
Yves Rodallec ... camera operator

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Mireille de Tissot ... general manager
Jean-Étienne Siry ... poster designer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

Ex-gangster Fernand (Lino Ventura) receives a call from a dying friend, a mob boss nicknamed "The Mexican". The doomed mobster talks Fernand into taking care of some criminal business and looking after his soon-to-be-married daughter. When a longtime mobster heavy, Volfoni takes exception to Fernand for being an outsider, they come after Fernand who is equal to the task. He defends himself in a series of comical killings from the onslaught of the mob. Written by Anonymous

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Also Known As
  • Le terminus des prétentieux (France)
  • In famiglia si spara (Italy)
  • Mein Onkel, der Gangster (West Germany)
  • Monsieur Gangster (United States)
  • Les Tontons Flingueurs (United States)
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Trivia (Cameo) Paul Meurisse: The guy with the monocle saluting Lino Ventura at the end of the movie is Paul Meurisse, a reference to the Movie _Le Monocle noir_ also by Georges Lautner. See more »
Goofs When punched by Lino Ventura, the wall against which Freddy falls buckles. Georges Lautner points this out in the director's commentary. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in L'invité surprise (1989). See more »
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