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Jacques Villeret

Jacques Villeret

Country: France

Total Credits at Criticker: 43 (Actor)

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    Jacques-Alain Marty, known as "Jam", is the owner of Vladis Entreprises, a large French group. Everything succeeds, but for a few weeks, Jam is no longer in its normal state. He is subject to crises of anguish, linked to a childhood trauma, to which he must find the antidote.
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    Iznogoud (2005)
    A live-action film based on the popular French comic figure.
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    Les Âmes grises (2005)
    East of France, December 1917. In a village situated close to the front but protected from it by a hillside, the body of Belle de Jour, a little girl, is found by the canal. Judge Mierck, assisted by an Colonel Matzev representing the Armed Forces, investigates the case in his own way. The fact that the young victim's corpse lies a few yards from the manor of Destinat, the withdrawn, haughty-looking district attorney, who has always despised and humiliated him, doesn't escape him. (imdb)
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    Les Parrains (2005)
    On 24 June 1980 , Max, Serge, Lucien and Henri are trying to rob the jeweler Cartier. The attempt fails and Max is imprisoned. 25 years later, a year after his death, the remaining three accomplices discover that there is a nest egg to share into four, the last portion attributable to Max's, Rémy.
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    Vipère au poing (2004)
    1920. Jean Rezeau and his elder brother live happily on the family estate in Brittany until their grandmother's death brings their parents back from Indochina. Their mother, a worthy descendant of fairy-tale witches, takes control of the estate. Her husband makes little protest as he is more interested in collecting insects than bringing up his children. Under their mother's house rule, the boys endure endless bullying and punishments until finally Jean chooses to rebel. (screenrush.co.uk)
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    Malabar Princess (2004)
    A man leaves his 8-year old son with his father-in-law who lives near the glacier where the boy's mother died. (imdb)
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    Effroyables jardins (2003)
    France under occupation by the Germans during WW2: Two men inspired by a free France radio broadcast perpetrate an act of sabotage with unwitting consequences for them and their fellow villagers. (imdb)
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    Un crime au paradis (2001)
    In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed Jojo from murder is the threat of the guillotine... (imdb)
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    Les Acteurs (2000)
    Les Acteurs is a satirical take on the ups, downs, and numerous implications of life in showbiz as told by a variety of real-life French actors. (Tracie Cooper, Rovi)
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    The Children of the Marshland (1999)
    A chronicle of a group of friends in rural France in 1918. Garris and Riton live in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river... (imdb)
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    Mookie (1998)
    Far away from their native France, two men are in trouble in a Mexican town. Brother Benoît has saved a chimp he calls Mookie and who has become his pet but the trouble is that it is a talking monkey, which is the reason why a groups of scientists want to take it away from him. As for Capella, he has refused to lose a rigged fight and now a gang of badmen are after him to punish him. When the two men are forced to leave the town, they decide to travel together to Mexico. (imdb)
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    The Dinner Game (1998)
    Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show. (imdb)
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    Golden Boy (1996)
    In this French comedy, Antoine is a Union delegate at a factory that is falling on hard times. With business in a slump, it looks like the factory will have to close its doors, but when Antoine wins the lottery, he uses his new fortune to buy the company and keep the business going. However, it isn't long before Antoine discovers things are a lot tougher for management than he ever imagined. (Allmovie)
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    Le Batteur du boléro (1992)
    Probably no one in the public listening to the orchestra's rendition of Ravel's Bolero notices him but the drummer is a regular hero. For, although his mind is assailed by loads of unsettling thoughts and worries, he tries to keep the rhythm at any cost. He knows all too well that he falls out of time only once all the magic of the piece will vanish. Will the drummer hold on till the end...? (imdb)
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    Le Bal des casse-pieds (1992)
    People annoy and bore a Paris veterinarian (Jean Rochefort), until he meets someone (Miou-Miou) new and awkwardly falls in love.
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    The Favor, the Watch and the Very Big Fish (1991)
    A farce, Hoskins plays a photographer who specializes in religious pictures who searches for a model for Jesus... (imdb)
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    Les Secrets professionnels du docteur Apfelglück (1991)
    All five stories in this anthology comedy are tied together by their theme: they concern the encounters of a youthful psychiatrist (Thierry Lhermitte) with his patients, or with people so crazy they ought to be his patients. Each one is filmed by a different director. (Allmovie)
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    Mangeclous (1988)
    Set in 1938, it tells the farcical story of a band of five French speaking Greek Jews who seek to have their status as self-appointed ambassadors of a Palestinian Zionist state recognized by the League of Nations in Geneva. The film follows their rambling odyssey from their native Greek island to Marseilles to Geneva, where they involve a Polish Jewish immigrant in their scheme.
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    Last Summer in Tangiers (1987)
    In 1956, with the independence of Morocco, the Fedala conference in Tangier is set in a city of turmoil.
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    Fane wants nothing but a quiet countryside life with the woman and the sweet, brain damaged brother he loves. Envious neighbours however have plans of their own. (imdb)
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    Black Mic Mac (1986)
    When a group of African squatters in Paris are threatened with eviction, they find themselves fighting against a bureaucracy that few French citizens understand, let alone immigrants. In desperation, they turn to their best option to resolve this dilemma: they call for a sorcerer from home.
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    La Galette du roi (1986)
    In this conventional, broadly comic farce of greed and royal matrimony, nearly bankrupt businessman Victor Harris is marrying Maria-Helena, a princess who comes with a dowry that is made up of one half of her island kingdom. Her father, the cowardly King Arnold III is counting on the money this marriage will bring him. The country is now almost bankrupt because of the king's gambling debts. (imdb)
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    Les Frères Pétard (1986)
    Two friends become soft drug peddlers in search of a drugs haul that will keep them rich for the rest of their lives. (bfi.org.uk)
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    Drôle de samedi (1985)
    An urbanite couple who plan to relieve tiredness of the whole week on saturday, find themselves surrounded by a much more tiring environment.
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    Hold-Up (1985)
    Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages... (imdb)
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    Les Morfalous (1984)
    April 5, 1943: a battalion of the Foreign Legion arrives in El Ksour, Tunisia, to escort a fortune in gold bars to the home front. A German ambush awaits, and all but four die. Thanks to the street smarts of Sergeant Augagneur, the Legionnaires successfully counter attack. The bank manager and his seductive wife arrive, and so does a German lieutenant, whom the French arrest. Augagneur wants to steal the gold; warrant officer Mahuzard wants to do his duty. (imdb)
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    Effraction (1983)
    During a robbery gone wrong, Valentin Tralande kills his accomplices and bank customers. Only with a comfortable booty, loose ends, he tries to get to know a couple whose wife, Christine, is to his liking. (Wikipedia)
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    Garçon! (1983)
    A restaurant waiter aspires to start an amusement park on the beach.
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    Papy fait de la résistance (1983)
    In 1940, at the start of Nazi occupation of France, the Bourdelles, a family of musicians, refuse to perform in public until after their country has been liberated. Three years later, their Paris mansion is requisitioned by German soldiers and they are forced to live in the cellar. Whilst the General Spontz makes overtures with her daughter, Héléna Bourdelle, an ageing opera singer and her father, Papy, get caught up in resistance activity. (Allmovie)
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    Circulez, y a rien à voir ! (1983)
    Hélène Duvernet (Jane Birkin ), the owner of an art gallery, is questioned by inspectors Pelissier and Leroux. But Leroux develops a passion for Helena, and begins to take any excuse to talk to her and watch her. He joins her unexpectedly several times, and even steals her car so that she'll go to the police.
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    Le grand frère (1982)
    Violence and intrigue ensue when a French doctor (Gérard Depardieu) kills his wife and lover and joins the Foreign Legion.
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    Bolero (1981)
    Trough fabulous Music this movie tracks three generations of musicians and dancers from Russia, Germany, France and the USA, from before World War II through the war and the Holocaust, to the 1980s. Their lives become intertwined through the historical circumstances, and the culmination is the presence of several, including a former Nazi pianist and a French Jewish Holocaust survivor at an anti-famine concert (imdb)
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    Malevil (1981)
    In this French science fiction thriller, nuclear war breaks out over Europe, and a group of visitors to a local chateau take cover in the basement. When they venture outside after the fighting stops, they discover that the chateau has sustained serious damage and the surrounding lands have been laid to waste. (allmovie.com)
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    La Soupe aux choux (1981)
    2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup. (imdb)
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    A nous deux (1979)
    A criminal in hiding and a victim of violence travel to the New World for a fresh start.
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    Bête mais discipliné (1979)
    Jacques is a soldier who is called away from his military leave in order to take part in a secret mission. It couldn't have come at a worse time, as he was just about to propose to his girlfriend. With considerable cunning and guile, this dull-seeming super-soldier gets the whole operation moved. Now ensconced in her hotel, he can keep an eye on his girlfriend and do his job at the same time. (Allmovie)
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    Le passe-montagne (1978)
    When the car of Georges, a Parisian architect, breaks down on the motorway, he is helped by Serge, a mechanic and garage owner, who lives in a remote Jura hamlet. The two men, although they do not seem to have anything in common, develop an unexpected friendship and live a few days together before Georges finally resumes his ordinary life. (Guy Bellinger)
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    Un balcon en forêt (1978)
    A French lieutenant, assigned to an old fortified building in the forest of the Ardennes in the autumn of 1939, awaits the outbreak of World War II together with a few men.
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    Mon premier amour (1978)
    A young man finally gets a chance to know and love his mother who is dying of leukemia.
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    Le Bon et les Méchants (1976)
    In Nazi-occupied France, a police inspector collaborates with the Gestapo while a thief works for the Resistance.
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    The Castaways of Turtle Island (1976)
    Bonaventure (Richard) is a semi-competent travel agent who makes up stories about his great romantic adventures to tell to the girls in his office. One evening, he meets a woman who has the same name as one of his made-up romances, and they share a for-real one-night encounter. Afterward, he thinks up a scheme for a unique tour situation in which people might pay for a limited-time visit to a completely undeveloped island where they will be forced to become modern-day Robinson Crusoes. (allmovie.com)
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    Dupont Lajoie (1975)
    As every summer, Georges Lajoie, his wife Ginette and grown-up son Léon go on holiday to Loulou's campsite. They join old friends, the Schumachers and the Colins. Brigitte Colin, the daughter, is quite a pretty young girl now. One day, Georges rapes and murders her. He hides the body near the barracks of the immigrant Arab workers. The racism of the campers will do the rest... A virulent lampoon against the average Frenchman's racism. (imdb)
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    R.A.S. (1973)
    In this French film, soldiers in the Algerian war not only fight against the rebelling natives of that country, but fight an equally brutal battle among themselves. Three young army misfits are assigned to a brutal "disciplinary company" during the conflict. When the "discipline" becomes too harsh for him to bear, one of the soldiers kills two of his tormentors. (Allrovi)
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