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La tour Montparnasse infernale (2001)

Eric and Ramzy are working as window washers at the Montparnasse skyscraper in Paris. Thinking that he has a date set up with beautiful executive Marie-Joelle (who in reality hates his guts... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Eric (as Eric)
... Ramzy (as Ramzy)
... Stéphanie Lanceval
Serge Riaboukine ... De Fursac
Jean-Claude Dauphin ... Le commissaire
... Le planton
... Le taxi
Fred Testot ... Le policier fumeur (as Fred Testo)
Laurence Pollet-Villard ... La secrétaire (Sylvie)
Pierre-François Martin-Laval ... Le gardien (Jean-Louis)
Michel Puterflam ... Lanceval
Bô Gaultier de Kermoal ... Les Chinois (Ming et Chan)
Edgar Givry ... Le faux gardien (Greg)
Pierre Semmler ... Hans
Georges Trillat ... Peter
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Eric and Ramzy are working as window washers at the Montparnasse skyscraper in Paris. Thinking that he has a date set up with beautiful executive Marie-Joelle (who in reality hates his guts), Eric stays at work late while Ramzy hangs around with him. As a result, the pair witness a gang of terrorists seize the tower and take its late-night occupants (including Marie- Joelle) hostage. Knowing that only they can save the day, Eric and Ramzy swing into action. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Don't Die Too Hard!  »

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Dumb and Dumber meets Die Hard
25 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

A witless spoof of Die Hard, and other movies when it runs out of ideas, one of France's top 2001 box office draws feature the inexplicably popular TV comedy duo of Judor and Bedia, who have seemed to model themselves on the Dumb and Dumber sub-genre of comedy. The effect is rather like watching Norman Wisdom in the same film as Jerry Lewis while each tries to slow down and dilute his schtick to make the other look better. One excruciating routine has one of them repeatedly failing to notice as the other dirties the window he has just cleaned. The rather cute Foïs has her features fixed in an expression of contempt throughout, though it might be boredom, and Riaboukine is wasted in the Alan Rickman role. The hardware and production values are in fact pretty well matched to the Die Hard films (even the colour processing is the same), but it only makes one long all the more for someone to either shoot or defenestrate these two cretins and put us out of our misery. In brief, this one definitely does not travel.


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