When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Mexico and the detective sent down to find her returns empty-handed, the businessman's company psychologist comes up with an unusual plan - send someone equally accident-prone to find her. Despite detective Campana's objections and disbelief in bad luck, he and Francois Perrin, the accident-prone man in question, are teamed up and head back down to Mexico to pick up the girl's trail.
They're back! The comedy team beyond Comperes!
Did You Know?
First among three movies starring Gerard Depardieu and Pierre Richard that was remade in Hollywood. Coincidentally, his characters in the Hollywood version of this film and their third film, The Fugitives (1986), were played by actor Martin Short. See more
In the scene where Campana and Perrin are eating breakfast at the airport, after Perrin puts salt on his meal he lights a cigarette. As the shots switch from facing Perrin and facing Campana, the cigarette switches hands (from Perrin's right to his left respectively). See more
[the guards are coming to their cell
Here they come! They'll pick one of us at random and beat him to a pulp! That's their idea of fun!
What'd he day?
[looks hard at Perrin
They'll beat one of us up.
[he keeps staring at Perrin
[finally notices Campana staring at him
Why stare at me that way?