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Three Men and a Cradle (1985)

3 hommes et un couffin (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy | 25 April 1986 (USA)
Jacques, Pierre, and Michel are three adult friends who enjoy single life until they find themselves stuck - with a baby.

Director:

Coline Serreau

Writer:

Coline Serreau (screenplay)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Roland Giraud ... Pierre
Michel Boujenah ... Michel
André Dussollier ... Jacques
Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu ... Sylvia
Dominique Lavanant ... Mme Rapons
Marthe Villalonga ... Antoinette
Annick Alane Annick Alane ... La pharmacienne
Josine Comellas Josine Comellas ... Mme Rodriguez, la concierge
Gwendoline Mourlet Gwendoline Mourlet ... Marie N° 1
Jennifer Moret Jennifer Moret ... Marie N° 2
François Domange François Domange ... Paul
Gabriel Jabbour Gabriel Jabbour ... Le supérieur
Julien Maurel Julien Maurel ... Le type
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Giuseppe Amorin Giuseppe Amorin
Jean Barney Jean Barney ... Gérard
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Storyline

Jacques, Pierre, and Michel are three adult friends who enjoy single life until they find themselves stuck - with a baby.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Chrisophe Malavoy later admitted that he was approached for a major role he had to decline. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Tout sur moi: Trois zoufs et un couffin (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Quintette en Ut Majeur
Music by Franz Schubert
Performed by Melos Quartett (as Quatuor Melos) et Mstislav Rostropovich (as Mstislav Rostropovitch]
Deutsche Grammophon-Polydor
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love it from the start - or don't get children
9 August 2006 | by uwe-johannSee all my reviews

First, this movie is a beautiful example why there's am more European kind of humour and a more American kind of it. I once read an American critic who honestly complained that all the funny things happening in this movie were so previsible. Wow, he even must have thought that was smart to realize. In fact, that's what this movie is all about: You know what's going to happen and you enjoy to see HOW it will happen. That's why this movie was remade in the US with Tom Selleck and stripped of all it's original charme, only to be found "better" by some people. Second, this movie is kind of a test whether you should become a dad/mum in your life - or better leave that to others. It worked with me ..two kids... If you vote this movie "9" or above, you should get kids. Below "5" ? Think again! ;-)


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

25 April 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,380, 27 April 1986

Gross USA:

$2,052,466

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,052,466
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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