Criticker.com uses cookies to recognize visitors and provide a better experience. Learn more about how we use cookies in our privacy policy. By continuing to use the site, or by pressing agree, you are giving your consent to our use of cookies.
login | register
0 film ratings
Louis de Funès
portrait

Country: France

Total Titles at Criticker: 56 - You've Seen 0

Picture submitted by luc

Find more information about Louis de Funès at The Internet Movie Database

Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (56) | Writer (1) | Director (1)
Ordered by Year | PSI
Never Play Clever Again (1982)
Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the fine ladies. Then they get into real trouble when one after the other of their female colleagues is kidnapped. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
La Soupe aux choux (1981)
2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Miser (1980)
Based on Molière's play. The children of Harpagon, Cléante and his sister Elise, are each in love but they still haven't spoken to their father yet. Harpagon is a miser who wants to choose the right man and the right woman for his children. When Cléante, at last, tries to speak to Harpagon, the old man informs the family that he wants to marry Marianne, the young girl loved by Cléante. Unaware of his son's sorrow, Harpagon doesn't understand why Cléante has become so angry with him. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Gendarme and the Creatures from Outer Space (1979)
The bungling inspector Cruchot (Funès) finds himself trying to save the residents of St. Tropez from some oil-drinking humanoid aliens. The only way to tell the aliens from the real people, besides their constant thirst for oil-products, is that they sound like empty garbage cans when you touch them. Chaos is ahead. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Spat (1978)
Guillaume (Louis de Funes) has made it: a machine which can clean dirty air by simply sucking all dirt into balloons and then shipping them far, far away. Some Japanese businessmen, after dinner with a lot of alcohol, order 5000 pieces. His only problem: production capacity is way too small, so he has to produce the machines in his private house... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Wing and the Thigh (1976)
Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against fast food entrepreneur Tri- catel to save the French art of cooking. After having agreed to appear on a talk show to show his skills in naming food and wine by taste, he is confronted with two disasters: his son wants to become a clown rather than a restaurant tester and he, the famous Charles Duchemin, has lost his taste! (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (1973)
In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins from Slimane's country, but also the police, who think Pivert is a murderer... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Sur un arbre perché (1971)
French comic Louis De Funes stars as Henri, who has a very unfortunate accident while on his way to arrange some sort of shady deal on the Italian border. He has tried desperately not to let his better impulses get control of him; nonetheless, he has already picked up a hitchhiker (Olivier De Funes) and a married woman in distress (Geraldine Chaplin) when his car runs off the road, falls over a cliff, and lands in the crown of a tree. The efforts of this threesome to cope with the situation and get rescued constitute the body of this film. (All Movie Guide)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Delusions of Grandeur (1971)
This French historical comedy/farce, loosely based on Victor Hugo's play Ruy Blas, benefits greatly from having Louis De Funes and Yves Montand in the roles of Saluste and Blaze. Saluste is a nobleman who has been exiled from court and sent to collect taxes in the countryside. Blaze is his assistant, who manages to help the overtaxed peasants behind his boss's back. When Saluste decides to resume meddling in the monarch's affairs using Blaze as his henchman, his schemes backfire badly. (All Movie Guide)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Gazebo (1971)
Antoine Brisebard, a successful author, is victim of a blackmailer who threatens to reach it by revealing the past of his wife. Determined to get rid of Jo, the head of blackmail, he pretext of writing a piece police to collect from anyone who will listen the ingredients of the perfect crime. He is even thinking of hiding his body in the gazebo that his wife gave him to St.Antoine. Unfortunately when Jo picks up the money required, the plan of Brisebard to eliminate it doesn't go as planned. (Wikipedia)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Gendarme Takes Off (1970)
The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even allowed to do the simple works. But when one of the clique suffers from amnesia after an accident, all of the others reunite and kidnap him, to take him on a tour to their old working places and through their memories. In their old uniforms they turn St. Tropez upside down. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
L
Evans (Louis De Funes) stars in this situation comedy about a man in charge of a female ballet troupe. The only other man in the house is his nephew Philippe (Olivier De Funes). One of the former residents becomes pregnant, and anonymous note labels the nephew as the father. Evans seeks out the girl only to find she has another child as well. He soon gets roped into becoming a nursemaid to the squalling infant and the year old child. (All Movie Guide)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Hibernatus (1969)
The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His descendants take care of him: to spare him the cultural shock they behave so to make believe it's 1905 and they are his cousins, uncle... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Le Tatoué (1968)
This engaging comedy concerns the tattoo on the back of a military nobleman and the wily art dealer who covets the work of art. The Count has a Modigliani tattoo, and when Mazeray sees it, he wishes to add it to his art collection. The Count only wishes to retire to a life of good wine and fine food, but the maniacal Mazeray will stop at nothing to obtain the Modigliani, even if it means skinning the Count alive. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Little Bather (1968)
Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial CEO of a French company which designs and produces sail yachts, and fires in yet another tantrum his designer André Castagnier, not realizing that man is his only chance to land a vital contract with the Italian magnate Marcello Cacciaperotti... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Gendarme Gets Married (1968)
A veteran police officer becomes the chief when he passes a test given to all the members of the police force. The power of authority soon goes to his head as he treats his former chief with all the pompous rancor of a once-sniveling underling exacting revenge on his old boss. The comedy continues when the new chief meets his match when he marries and finds his wife to be far more demanding that anyone he could ever imagine. (All Movie Guide)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Oscar (1967)
Bertrand (Louis De Funes) is a victim of blackmail when a man asks for his daughter's hand in marriage in this madcap comedy of errors. The suitor offers money he has embezzled in exchange for permission to wed the young woman. The trouble is that the woman is not really Bertrand's daughter but a woman who had only borrowed her name. Bertrand agrees to let Oscar the chauffeur marry the woman without revealing that she is not really his own daughter. (All Movie Guide)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Fantomas Against Scotland Yard (1967)
Fantomas wants to collect money from scottish rich' for letting them live. The French inspector (Louis de Funes) comes to a scottish castle to protect the owner, and to catch Fantomas. There is a lot of funny trouble in the castle, espacially at one big evening party. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Big Vacation (1967)
Bosquier (Louis De Funes) is the director of a private boarding school in this routine situation comedy. He and his wife (Claude Gesnac) try to run the institution with a tyrannical hand, but the tighter the grip, the more control he loses over the students and the school. Soon he is chasing his wayward son and the daughter of a wealthy British aristocrat when the two run away together. (allmovie.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Don
An allied bomberplane is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew (Terry Thomas as a flight captain) land there by parachute. With the help of some French civilians (Louis de Funès in the role of a conductor and Bourvil as a house painter) they try to escape over the demarcation line into the southern part of France, still not occupied by the Germans. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Big Restaurant (1966)
Top-notch french restaurant owner Monsieur Septime is involved into crime when one of his famous guests disappears. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Gendarme in New York (1965)
Louis De Funes once again stars as the cop in this situation comedy sequel to Le Gendarme De Saint Tropez. De Funes is unaware his daughter Nicole (Genevieve Grad) is a stowaway on his trip to the international police convention in New York City. He chases his daughter all over the core of the Big Apple in a series of situation comedy capers. (All Movie Guide)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Sucker (1965)
In this Frenco-Italian gangster parody, a shop keeper on his way to an Italian holiday suffers a crash which totals his car. The culprit can only compensate his ruined trip by driving an American friends car from Napels to Bordeaux, but as it happens to be filled with such contraband as stolen money, jewelry and drugs, the involuntary and unwitting companions in crime soon attract all but recreational attention from the "milieu". (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Fantomas Strikes Back (1965)
In the second installment of the parodic Fantomas series, the title arch criminal and master of disguise kidnaps prominent scientist Prof. Marchand in order to develop a new powerful weapon to threaten the world. Fantomas is also planning to kidnap another scientist, Prof. Lefebvre. Journalist Fandor (Jean Marais, who also plays Fantomas and Prof. Lefebvre) decides to set a trap for the elusive villain. (All Movie Guide)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Fantômas (1964)
Criminal mastermind Fantômas, a man of a thousand faces, is unhappy with Fandor, a journalist whose written a fictive interview of him. He kidnaps Fandor, threatens to kill him, but first goes about ruining the journalist's reputation by committing a sensational crime in Fandor's guise. Hot on the trail is police Commissaire Juve, so Fantômas commits a crime looking like him. Soon, our intrepid heroes, Fandor and Juve, with the help of Fandor's girlfriend Hélène, are on the mastermind's trail, but who's in control? (IMDB)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Faites sauter la banque! (1964)
French comedian Louis de Funes stars as Garnier, a shopkeeper who gets taken advantage of by a local banker. He decides to retaliate by planning a bank robbery. Rather than going about it in a more conventional manner, Garnier begins digging a tunnel from his store, intending to reach the bank vault across the street. (allmovie.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
A Funny Boss (1964)
Marcel (De Funes) and Francis (Biraud) are busy people. Marcel owns a café and spend all his nights running from meetings to meetings with members from the high society... at least, that's what he say to his barman! Francis leaves his home, loving wife and adorable daughter, frequently to attend meetings and demonstration with customers. His boss trusts him so much that his agenda is always full... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Gendarme of St. Tropez (1964)
The ambitious police officer Cruchot is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with persistent nude swimmers, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling them her father was a millionaire and owned a yacht in the harbor. He gets drawn into it when he tries to cover for her when a friend 'lends' the car of her assumed father. It turns out that the real owners of the yacht aren't exactly what they pretend to be either... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Des Pissenlits par la racine (1964)
Jockey Jack has a bill open with a gangster just released from jail. He somehow manages to parry the gangster's knife attack backstage at a theatre and the latter ends up dead being put into a double bass case. A day later the gangster mysteriously has disappeared, but it turns out that he was carrying a bet ticket for a horse race now worth over a million. A turbulent run for the money begins. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Carom Shots (1963)
An overly ambitious young man hopes to rise to the top of the advertising business. When he feels his progress is being impeded, he conspires to murder his way up the corporate ladder. He uses the bodies of his victims as rungs to climb to the top in this macabre comedy of errors. (Allmovie)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Pouic-Pouic (1963)
For the birthday of her husband, Cynthia Monestier think found the perfect gift: an oil concession on the banks of the Orinoco. However, her husband quickly discovers that she was duped by a swindler. To recover from this bad "investment", he hopes his daughter will succeed in convincing the rich Antoine, who is very interested in it, to buy the "fabulous" concession. (Wikipédia)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Le Crime ne paie pas (1962)
After viewing an unusual film about murder and the irony of fate, a man deliberately steps in front of a slow-moving vehicle, planning to use the minor accident which should result as an alibi for his own wife's murder which he has already engineered. However, what actually occurs is a very different scenario about the "art" of murder. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Nous irons à Deauville (1962)
Moreau and Dubois, two friends decide to take a few days holiday in Deauville with their wives and the niece of one of them. However, the stay does not go as planned: a complicated journey, a home more than uncomfortable and uninhabitable villa come to torment the lives of two friends. (Allocine)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Gentleman from Epsom (1962)
Three screenwriters pooled their talents for the French racetrack drama Duke of the Derby. Jean Gabin plays a handicapper who's been living high on the hog (or horse) for years. While playing the ponies at Britain's Epson Downs, Gabin finally outsmarts himself. The rest of the story concerns his feverish efforts to recoup his former glory. (AllMovie)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
A series of sketches depicting the consequences of breaking one or more of the ten commandments.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Captain Fracasse (1961)
Based on a novel by Theophile Gautier, this costume drama by Pierre Gaspard-Huit is set in 17th-century France and centers around De Sigognac (Jean Marais), a nobleman fallen on hard times. The once-wealthy and still-titled gentleman is currently working with an itinerant acting troupe where he comes across Isabelle (Genevieve Grad) a comely maid who tugs at his heart strings. He falls in love with her, but she is unwilling to make a commitment. (allmovie.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
La Belle Américaine (1961)
Marcel, a simple-minded factory worker, is tricked into buying a high-priced American convertable car by a widow determined not to let it fall into the hands of her late husband's secretary/secret lover. Once in pocession of the car, Marcel only encounters one bad luck episode after another with the excessive gasoline consumtion, his wife trying to sell it to make ammends meet, getting into traffic jams, accidently riding into a car wash with the top down, and more. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Dans l
Paul fishes out of the water the body of his greatest enemy. To avoid accusations that he is a killer, taking steps that will clear his good name. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Totò, Eva e il pennello proibito (1959)
Totò, a painter, is summoned to Madrid by Eva and Raoul to run a copy of the Maja desnuda but is believed to play a camicia. Tentano thus defrauding a rich American who believes Montiel critic is convinced to buy a quadro. Dopo Totò series of mishaps and Montiel is damage produzuione counterfeits, but they end up in jail. (filmaffinity)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Overtaxed (1959)
Since the IRS has ordered new taxes, all traders in the village are tormented. Only Torquato Pezzella, a wealthy merchant of rain does not give in to despair general. To escape the contributions it has offered a tax advisor, the very respectable Curto Hector, who is in reality an ignorant on the subject. Still, Pezzella that has so far managed to avoid the taxes through the valuable advice of his new partner.... (letterboxd.com)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Taxi, Roulotte et Corrida (1958)
Louis is a hard working but crazy Paris taxi driver. Today he's finishing work for the summer holiday: his family is going to Spain with his sister-in-law and her family; they're going in the taxi and towing a caravan. The customs check at the border is pretty thorough, and the two men have some trouble smuggling. Next to them in the customs hall is a beautiful blonde, who is smuggling a priceless stolen diamond into Spain. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Ni vu, ni connu (1958)
In a small French village, everything would be quiet if the local wildlife cop was not being ridiculed by a smart poacher. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Comme un cheveu sur la soupe (1957)
Misunderstood composer, Pierre Cousin, who in addition to the grief of love for his ex-girlfriend Wanda, wants to die. Five times, using different means, he attempts suicide. For nothing. He had the idea then to go to professional killers, who cons money will delete it. But in the meantime, he saves from drowning Carolina and enjoy life again, especially as his action earned him a flattering publicity. This is when shadow looming thugs, eager to honor their contract. (Wikipedia)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Four Bags Full (1956)
Two men, a painter and a poor guy have to cross over Paris by night during world war II and nazi occupation to delivery black market meat. As they walk along dark parisian streets they encounter various characters and adventures until they are arrested by German police. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Si Paris nous était conté (1956)
A witty journey through the history of Paris told to a group of students by Sacha Guitry, from its foundation at the time of Caesar to 1955. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Les Hussards (1955)
During the Italian campaigns of the French Revolutionary Wars Brigadier Le Gouce and private Jean-Louis forfeit their horses. Afraid of a severe punishment both lie to Captain Georges. They just make up a story about them having been the target of a selective ambush. Little later their regiment is annihilated by an Austrian attack. Only the two humbuggers are lucky enough to survive. Napoleon has them celebrated as heroes and thus they get into the books of history. (Wikpedia)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Napoléon (1955)
Another cameo for Orson Welles as Hudson Lowe in this all star production of episodic glances at Napoleon's life, performed by Daniel Gelin as the young and Raymond Pellegrin as the old. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Impossible Mr. Pipelet (1955)
Maurice Martin handles firmly porter's lodge of which he holds with his wife, the amiable Germaine. Their daughter, Jacqueline, hardworking and wise, would give them any satisfaction if not a romance between her and George stood Richet, the son of the owners. They do not want any price of this marriage, nor the Martin. After a falling transient, the lovebirds disappear. Fathers erected the first one against the other, despair and mothers wail. (Wikipedia)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Sheep Has Five Legs (1954)
A publicity-minded French mayor reunites quintuplets and their earthy father, all six played by Fernandel.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Mam
Denise de Flavigny is nicknamed Nitouche by Célestin, the organist of the Convent of Swallows. Denise discovered that Célestin led a double life: he composed the night of operettas for his mistress, a young singer named Corinne.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Papa, maman, la bonne et moi (1954)
Parents do not realize that their easygoing son (Robert Lamoureux) is in love with their new maid.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Le blé en herbe (1954)
Based on the novel by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. Friends since infancy, Philippe and Vinea have always regarded themselves as brother and sister. But as adolescence segues into puberty, the two youngsters fall in love. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
La Vie d
Albert and Alain Ménard-Lacoste are twin brothers. The first one succeeded in his life: he became a rich and respectable man, feared by his entourage and leading an infernal life to his family...
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Les Dents longues (1953)
Upstart and talented young journalist Louis Commander multiplies the intrigues and betrayals to achieve his ends. (Allocine)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Boniface somnambule (1951)
Victor Boniface's life is not exactly a rest cure. Just imagine : Victor is both a store detective and a ... shoplifter (only when he walks in his sleep, mind you)! And falling in love while sleepwalking is no bed of roses either, as the good-natured man simply forgets everything after waking up. Fortunately love wins the game in the end. Does that mean that life will become as easy as pie ? Certainly not : the little Bonifaces will be sleepwalkers just like their daddy! (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Knock (1951)
Saint-Maurice, an ordinary peaceful village, lived healthily so much so that the local doctor's practice was scant. But that was before Dr. Parpalaid retired and was replaced by a charlatan by the name of Knock. A real genius this one, for he soon managed to persuade everyone that they were ill. And not only didn't they resent him but they even loved their physician, who made a fortune and brought prosperity to the village by turning it into a big hospital. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info