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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Pierre Richard ... François Perrin
Gérard Depardieu ... Campana
Pedro Armendáriz Jr. ... The Captain
Corynne Charbit Corynne Charbit ... Marie Bens
Maritza Olivares Maritza Olivares ... La prostituée
André Valardy André Valardy ... Meyer
Jorge Luke ... Arbal
Sergio Calderón ... Prisoner
Michel Robin ... Alexandre Bens
Robert Dalban ... Le technicien
Jacqueline Noëlle Jacqueline Noëlle ... La secrétaire de direction
Michel Fortin Michel Fortin ... Le type à Orly
Marjorie Godin Marjorie Godin
Jean-Louis Fortuit Jean-Louis Fortuit
Pulcher Castan Pulcher Castan
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Storyline

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. Written by Tony Scheinman

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They're back! The comedy team beyond Comperes!


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Country:

France | Mexico | Malta

Language:

French | Spanish | English

Release Date:

26 July 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Goat See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Most of the Spanish actors recited their dialogs in Spanish, and later they were dubbed in French. See more »

Goofs

When the duo fly from Paris to Mexico an Aero Mexico DC-10 is shown, but when the plane is takes off a view from the ground shows an Airbus and later when landing a Boeing 737. See more »

Quotes

François Perrin: [to Campana] So much has happened to me since I met you.
Campana: [looks at Perrin, then] To me too.
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You mustn't miss it !
21 December 2004 | by clong_clongSee all my reviews

This movie is from 1981 and it shows ... Still, it is one of the (if not THE best one) best comedies I have ever seen. IT IS DEFINITELY A _MUST SEE_ . The acting is terrific and I have not enough praises for the plot.

It is better than the other depardieu/richard/veber movies ("Les Fugitifs" and "Les compères" - Yet they are very funny as well). The actors are excellent and Veber is the recordman about the movies that have been remade by Hollywood - there must be a reason for that. that with the praise of the people that posted their opinion here should convince you to give it a try.

To sum it up : you have to watch it !


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