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Le Chef (2012)

Comme un chef (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 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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Daniel Cohen

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Reno ... Alexandre Lagarde
Michaël Youn ... Jacky Bonnot
Raphaëlle Agogué Raphaëlle Agogué ... Béatrice
Julien Boisselier ... Stanislas Matter
Salomé Stévenin Salomé Stévenin ... Amandine
Pierre Vernier ... Paul Matter
Santiago Segura ... Juan
Serge Larivière ... Titi
Geneviève Casile Geneviève Casile ... La mère de Béatrice
Issa Doumbia Issa Doumbia ... Moussa
Bun-hay Mean Bun-hay Mean ... Chang
André Penvern ... Le père de Béatrice
Rebecca Miquel Rebecca Miquel ... Carole
James Gerard ... Cyril Boss (as James Gérard)
Henri Payet Henri Payet ... Thibault
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Storyline

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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Plot Keywords:

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

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Competition Can Be Delicious

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

France | Spain

Language:

French | Spanish | Japanese | English

Release Date:

20 June 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le Chef See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,290, 22 June 2014

Gross USA:

$342,667

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,255,637
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

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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It doesn't simply deliver, it serves with elegance!
21 July 2012 | by kloklo_87See all my reviews

I've watched countless french movies and with a mother who actually lived in France for many many years it's customary to watch one together in the cinema instead on DVD. This time we made an excellent choice. It was refreshing, with smart dialogues and hilarious moments. It brought something of when everything is evolving in this world will the French cuisine take the challenge or does it even worth to try? Mu mother enjoyed it immensely and she would know having watched French's cinema finest.... As for me... I haven't laughed so since TV5 had la poison 1951 at its schedule! And as an extra treat was the lack of plot holes or nothing I noticed anyway (and believe me that'a quite hard)


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