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Nicky Larson et le parfum de Cupidon (2018)

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Nicky Larson, the best private investigator in the business, is called for a high-risk mission: to recover the perfume of Cupid, a perfume that would make irresistible the one who uses it.

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Philippe Lacheau

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Julien Arruti (adaptation), Julien Arruti (dialogue) | 11 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Philippe Lacheau ... Nicky Larson
Élodie Fontan ... Laura
Tarek Boudali Tarek Boudali ... Pancho
Julien Arruti Julien Arruti ... Skippy
Didier Bourdon ... Letellier
Pamela Anderson ... Jessica Fox
Gérard Jugnot ... Le psy
Kamel Guenfoud ... Mammouth
Audrey Lamy ... La femme de Skippy
Chantal Ladesou Chantal Ladesou ... La belle-mère de Skippy
Jarry Jarry ... Monsieur Mokori
Raphaël Personnaz ... Tony
Reem Kherici ... La fille tatouée
Medi Sadoun Medi Sadoun ... Homme détecteur de mensonges
Dorothée ... L'hôtesse
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Nicky Larson, the best private investigator in the business, is called for a high-risk mission: to recover the perfume of Cupid, a perfume that would make irresistible the one who uses it.

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Country:

France

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French | English | Spanish

Release Date:

6 February 2019 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Nicky Larson: Ölni vagy kölni? See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Philippe Lacheau is a big fan of City Hunter (1987) (known in France as "Nicky Larson"), having watched it as a child in the 1990s. See more »

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21 February 2019 | by carlise2See all my reviews

Really enjoyed this movie and would watch it again on DVD/BluRay. I was quite impressed with the quality of the action scenes (for a French comedy). Looks like the director enjoyed making this movie, which shows care, attention to detail as well as faithfulness to the original anime City Hunter. I remember reading that creator Tsukasa Hojo himself enjoyed the screenplay for Lacheau's film, therefore giving the project 'added value' (particularly for the fans of the series who might have had doubts about this adaptation). The balance gags/action/storytelling is good, the casting works well too. A good job overall, considering that mangas/animes are particularly tricky to develop into convincing live-action movies. Now hoping for a sequel!


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