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For years, well-integrated ethnic Moroccon Amsterdam screw-up Youssef lied his way trough life, including his ma's matching efforts. Slick wheeler-dealer Rick recruits the born liar for his... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Achmed Akkabi ... Youssef
... Andrea
Frederik Brom ... Rick
... Tanja
... Sander
Hugo Maerten ... Ko
Sophia Wezer ... Marga
Rachida Iaallala
Kees Boot ... (as Cees Boot)
... Andrea's boss
Quintis Ristie
Mike Meijer
Vastert van Aardenne
Stephan Evenblij
Joost Buitenweg
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For years, well-integrated ethnic Moroccon Amsterdam screw-up Youssef lied his way trough life, including his ma's matching efforts. Slick wheeler-dealer Rick recruits the born liar for his firm, an 'alibi office' which helps people get away with cheating on their partners. Youssef soon becomes disguise genius Sander's best mate. Things get tricky when both Rick and Youssef fall in love with airhead waitress Andrea and Rick orders Youssef to arrange his alibi for cheating on his wife, unsuspecting lawyer Tanya. Written by KGF Vissers

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€1,800,000 (estimated)

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€351,873 (Netherlands), 17 February 2008, Limited Release
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Based on/Partial remake of the German 2002 TV-movie Die Nacht, in der ganz ehrlich überhaupt niemand Sex hatte (2002). See more »

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Very Funny. Like laughing out loud? Go see it.
20 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

Achmed Akkabi is the new Sacha Baron Cohen. With his funny expressions he is the star of this movie. Verbaan is great to watch as the waitress who happens to have a bad year. If you like the Eddie Murphy comedies, go see this Dutch film. My favorite scene: The one where Achmed watches a striptease dancer shoot ping pong balls... then she's about to use her next prop, and that is when he realizes what the banana he is holding is meant for.

The parachute drop is funny- just when you think he's safe after falling into a tree, the mad dogs come after him. If you want to impress your friends with movie buff taste, Alibi won't serve you right. If you want to laugh and remember what fun it was to see a good comedy, Alibi is great fun.


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