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The Dinner Game (1998) (Le Dîner de Cons)

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Thierry Lhermitte Thierry Lhermitte
Pierre Brochant
Jacques Villeret Jacques Villeret
François Pignon
Francis Huster Francis Huster
Juste Leblanc
Daniel Prévost Daniel Prévost
Lucien Cheval
Alexandra Vandernoot Alexandra Vandernoot
Christine Brochant
Catherine Frot Catherine Frot
Marlène Sasseur
Benoît Bellal Benoît Bellal
Host 1
Jacques Bleu Jacques Bleu
Host 3

Written by
Francis Veber Francis Veber
(written by)


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7 years, 5 months ago at Jun 8 11:30
Very enjoyable French farce in which a hapless tax inspector who likes to build world landmarks from matchsticks is unwittingly invited to a “dinner for idiots” by a rather mean businessman. In this classic story, Brochant, the businessman, stands to win a significant bet by bringing the most idiotic guest, and believes that Pignon will earn him the prize.
Unfortunately, things do not g... read more

A good movie

5 years, 4 months ago at Jun 21 7:32
First of all, it is interesting to point out that the original title literal translation is not ‘the Dinner game’ or ‘Dinner of Schmucks’ but in fact ‘The Dinner of Cunts’. I always found it pretty nice that the French were never too skirmish to put a naked lady of some really foul language on their movie posters. Anyway, when I lived in France, this movie was a huge success when it w... read more
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Description: Every wednesday night a few guys have a meal together. There is a game coupled with the meal: each one of them has to bring an "idiot". The game consists in making the idiots talk about there ideas and passions so that the hosts can have a good laugh. At the end they will choose the "idiot of the evening". One of the hosts has invited his idiot home so they could go to the dinner together, but unfortunately he gets a severe pain in his back due to an accident that day and can't go to the "meal of idiots". Even worse is the fact that the idiot tries to help him all the time, and naturally does everyt ... (more)
Release date: 15 April 1998
UPC: 025192070624
Tags: Comedy (13), France (6), French (6), 1998 (5), 1990s (4), Cult (2), Humor (2), Francis Veber (2), Humour (2), Must See (2), Idiots (2), Spiritual Cinema (2), Based On Play (2), Sort (2), SnP (2), Fun (2), Satire (1), Comédie De Moeurs (1), Foreign Language (1), 501 Must-See (1)
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