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La vengeance du serpent à plumes (1984)

Law abiding citizen finds out that in his inherited apartment live two charming woman working as professional killers.


Gérard Oury

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Coluche ... Loulou Dupin
Maruschka Detmers ... Laura
Luis Rego Luis Rego ... Alvaro
Farid Chopel Farid Chopel ... Mustapha
Josiane Balasko ... Jackie
Philippe Khorsand ... Ratoff
Ged Marlon Ged Marlon ... Alix Lefebure
Dominique Frot ... Valerie
François Dunoyer François Dunoyer ... Goretto
Rodolfo De Souza Rodolfo De Souza ... Paco
Jackie Sardou Jackie Sardou ... la concierge
Jean Lanier Jean Lanier ... Gaston Lefebure
Jeanne Herviale Jeanne Herviale ... la voisine attentionnee
Hervé Claude Hervé Claude ... le journaliste TV
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Law abiding citizen finds out that in his inherited apartment live two charming woman working as professional killers.

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France | Mexico



Release Date:

28 November 1984 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Vengeance of the Winged Serpent See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Around 00:30:24, we can see some soot traces on the door (inside the apartment), however the fire will happen around 00:36:00 ; and Loulou notices soot traces around 00:37:36. See more »


References La Grande Vadrouille (1966) See more »


La Belle veut sa Revanche
Written by Michel Polnareff
Performed by Michel Polnareff
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Going down from the start
22 April 2005 | by LeRoyMarkoSee all my reviews

Not Gérard Oury's best film. By a long-shot. The same thing can be said for Coluche. Not that he's bad in this one, but the story line just get thinner and thinner as the minutes pass. Imagine: an international intrigue with terrorists threatening to blow up the presidents of the most powerful countries. No it's not an action movie, it's a comedy! And it actually starts pretty well. From Mexico, to the Alps, to Paris. (It was good to see an old Air Canada DC-10 --I think it was-- at the airport). There's actually some good laughs in the first half of the movie. Coluche reminded me of Pierre Richard in so many movies where is confronted with "loufoques" situations. But the only bright spot in the 2nd half is Lucien the monkey. That says a lot! We're then stuck with a catastrophe ending. It looks like Oury didn't really no how to finish this one.

Seen at home, in Toronto, on April 22nd, 2005.

68/100 (**) The first half would probably get an extra star, the second half only would be stuck with only one star.

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