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Lucky Luke (2009)

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Fearless gunslinger Lucky Luke is ordered by the President to bring peace to Daisy Town.

Director:

James Huth

Writers:

Sonja Shillito (scenario), James Huth (scenario) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Dujardin ... Lucky Luke
Michaël Youn ... Billy The Kid
Sylvie Testud ... Calamity Jane
Daniel Prévost ... Pat Poker
Alexandra Lamy ... Belle
Melvil Poupaud ... Jesse James
Jean-François Balmer ... Le gouverneur
André Oumansky ... President
Gabriel Corrado Gabriel Corrado ... Luke's Father
Pompeyo Audivert ... Undertaker
Atilio Pozzobón Atilio Pozzobón ... Barman
Alberto Laiseca Alberto Laiseca ... Dick Digger
Mathias Sandor Mathias Sandor ... Young Luke
Carolina Presno Carolina Presno ... Luke's Mother
Carlos Kaspar Carlos Kaspar ... Hank
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Fearless gunslinger Lucky Luke is ordered by the President to bring peace to Daisy Town.

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Trivia

When Belle sings "The Lonesome Cowboy" in the saloon, as she says Cheval she looks straight at Pat Poker (Daniel Prévost). Prevost had previously played Lucien Cheval in Le Dîner de Cons (1998). See more »

Goofs

The credit for "Saloon Girls" is misspelled as "Saloon Gilrs". See more »

Quotes

Belle: [on Luke] He needs a real woman.
Calamity Jane: I AM a real woman.
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Crazy Credits

Scattered throughout the credits are written comments (nearly all in French). Some of these refer to specific cast/ crew members, some to the filmmaking process, and others to the film (plot, characters, etc.).

Below is the list in order.

Bruno Salomone (Jolly Jumper) - "Bruno Salomone has been speaking 'horse' since the age of five."

"Yes, Lucky Luke has killed a man: Mad Jim at the end of Dirk Digger's Mine."

"To date, more than 200 million human beings still live in barrels."

"Lucky Luke received the AWRET 2009 "The American West Bearded Experience Tribute". "

"The chief operator, the first assistant and the director did not shave during the entire shoot."

"To shoot faster than its shadow: You leave the Far West to go to Key West without touching Florida. And you shoot, and you shoot, and you shoot."

"If you read this sentence, it's worth staying until the end of the song."

"The donkey is still stuck at the top of her cart."

Ria Charvaz (assistant property master) - "Riiiiiiiiia run Riiiiiiia"

"The plan where Pat Poker sends his card to cut Luke's grass is not rigged: Swears on the head of _ on the head of _ on the head of Belle."

Agustin Barrutia (gaffer) - "Augustin Barrutia won the BMBM 'Best and Most Beautiful Male Technician Award'."

"We lost 6 hours of filming on the roof of the Diligence, a museum piece from 1870. The guy who cleaned it the next day fell through it.

Bravo and thanks to the best in the world. (This was in Spanish, in contrast with the French credit gags)

Guillaume Castillon (stunt double) - "Bravo, Guillaume, for falling off a galloping horse 15 times for a scene that was not even filmed."

Sonia Mariaulle (editor) - "Sonia, thanks to you we saw the light of the setting sun."

Sound Department - "Guys, you're geniuses."

Cyril Holtz (re-recording mixer) - "Celebrated inventor of Holtzmetre"

Bruno Coulais (composer) - "The man who composes faster than his shadow."

Térez Montcalm (singer) - "Pompon, Terez Montcalm's dog, is as big as Jolly Jumper." and "Terez, we love you"

Dider Buthiau (lyricist) - "Brave Dr Buthiau you made it"

"Don't look for Rantanplan, he isn't in the film." Rantanplan was a prison guard dog who served as a companion to Luke in a few stories. See more »

Connections

References High Noon (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Me
Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Here our sympathetic cowboy is accompanied by historical roles as Billy the Kid , Jesse James and Calamity Jame
17 July 2018 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Based on the classic characters from comic books by Morris and Goscinny , that was never meant to be an accuracy description of the existence in the Far West , but a fun satire or spoof . This amusing and funny film contains an entertaining but absurd plot , western action, crossfire , bits of campy and embarrassing humor , historical inaccuracies , and factual errors. The film deals with the famous fearless gunslinger hero from French comic books , Lucky Luke : Jean Dujardin , who is assigned by the US President to make up Daisy Town ; though , unfortunately, here doesn't appears his likeable dog . There Luke , along with his beloved speaking horse Jollie Jumper , take on dangerous gunfighters as Pat Poker , Billy the Kid : Michael Youn , and about to be hanged , being saved by Calamity Jane : Sylvie Testud and Jesse James : Melvin Poupad . Meanwhile , Luke falls in love for a beautiful girl, Belle : Alexandra Lamy .

This is an acceptable rendition packed with ridiculous situations , anachronisms , noisy action , shootouts , thrills , exaggerated characters , tongue in cheek , and lots of silly humor. Jean Dujardin is pretty well as the gunman who is ordened by the USA President to bring peace to Daisy Town where he has problems .Here Lucky suffers sad records when being a child : Mathias Sandor as young Luke , witnessed the killing of his parents . This Luke character attracted certain controversy for a gunfighter smoker ; however , considered to be one of the most popular French comic books , along with Asterix and Obelix , both of them created by Rene Goscinny . It is usually balancing among Terence Hill/Bud Spencer style movies , Lucky Luke personal drama , goofy humor , Spaghetti Western and guaranteeing gun-play , fights or stunts every few minutes. Amiable but sometimes lumbering Western satire goes on and on about the same premise , as a lot of escenes are superfluous .

The prestigious musician Bruno Coulais composes an attractive soundtrack with catching leitmotif and well conducted . Colorful and sunny cinematography by Stephane Le Parc . The motion picture was professionally directed by James Huth , though it has some flaws and gaps . He is a good writer , producer , and director who has made some decent films , such as Brice 3 , Hellphone , Serial cover , Brice de Nice and Happiness never comes alone .

Other retelling about Lucky Luke are the followings : " Lucky Luke Television series" , 8 episodes, starred and directed by Terence Hill . "Lucky Luke and the Daltons" 2004 by Philippe Haim with Til Schweiger , Ramzy Bedia , Berger , Javivi . And cartoon movie version as "Go west : a Lucky Luke adventure" 2007 ; "the new adventures of Lucky Luke" , "Ballade Del Dalton" 1978 , and "Lucky Luke the intrepid" 1971


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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

France | Argentina

Language:

French

Release Date:

21 October 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Laimingasis Lukas See more »

Filming Locations:

Argentina See more »

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Budget:

EUR27,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,854,472
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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