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Le Chef (2012)

Comme un chef (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy | 20 June 2014 (USA)
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A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.

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... Alexandre Lagarde
... Jacky Bonnot
Raphaëlle Agogué ... Béatrice
... Stanislas Matter
Salomé Stévenin ... Amandine
Pierre Vernier ... Paul Matter
... Juan
... Titi
Geneviève Casile ... La mère de Béatrice
Issa Doumbia ... Moussa
Bun-hay Mean ... Chang
... Le père de Béatrice
Rebecca Miquel ... Carole
... Cyril Boss (as James Gérard)
Henri Payet ... Thibault
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A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.

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chef | cooking | three word title | See All (3) »

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Competition Can Be Delicious

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Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language. | See all certifications »

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20 June 2014 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,290, 22 June 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$342,667, 15 August 2014
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2.39 : 1
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This movie was made in two different countries: Spain and France, and translated into four different languages: Spanish, English, Japanese, French. See more »

Quotes

Jacky Bonnot: I can make it beef bourguignon?
Nurse: In two, three years.
Jacky Bonnot: Why is it taking so long?
Nurse: It's a baby.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, there is an out-take of Juan (the Spanish molecular cuisine chef) chasing ducks in a back yard. See more »

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She Stood me Up
Written by Sacha Noubard Pacha and Francois Fournet
Performed by Sacha Noubard Pacha
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Best movie I have seen since long time
1 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

Don't listen to some of these stupid critics.watch it your self and prove me wrong if you can.I Totally AGREED WITH THIS !! Of course, don't expect here a masterpiece or any attempt to make an original plot or anything like that : this is a mainstream production, and all we should expect from it, is just to be funny, well-done, and without bad taste ingredients. And so it is. A simple comedy, gentle, with a good rhythm, and nice characters. In fact, not only the main characters are good here, but everybody is, and the supporting actors here have their place, and contribute to our pleasure. Jean Reno and Michaël Youn compose a nice duet. There's not much that I can add. Except that even if everything was easily expect regarding the plot, what is never obvious to expect is that we'd have such a very good time.


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