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Father and Guns (2009)

De père en flic (original title)
PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 9 January 2010 (USA)
They are father and son. They are both cops. And they are about to work together as a team. Trouble is... neither can stand the sight of the other. Jacques and Marc have been paired up in ... See full summary »

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Émile Gaudreault
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Côté ... Jacques Laroche
Louis-José Houde ... Marc Laroche
Rémy Girard ... Charles Bérubé
Caroline Dhavernas ... Geneviève
Robin Aubert ... Gilbert B ouchard
Patrick Drolet ... Tim Bérubé
Luc Senay ... Père Mamours - Simon
Pierre Collin ... Père Mamours - Antoine
Normand D'Amour ... Père Rockeur - Roberto
Patrice Coquereau ... Père Moi - Langis
Joachim Tanguay Joachim Tanguay ... Fils Mou - Junior
Jonathan Gagnon Jonathan Gagnon ... Fils Mamours - Benoît
Frédéric Paquet Frédéric Paquet ... Fils Froc - Maxime
Clermont Jolicoeur Clermont Jolicoeur ... Fils Punk - Jules
Sébastien Huberdeau ... Simard
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Storyline

They are father and son. They are both cops. And they are about to work together as a team. Trouble is... neither can stand the sight of the other. Jacques and Marc have been paired up in order to save the life of a brother officer who has been kidnapped by a biker gang. The success of their mission hinges on a lawyer in crisis. Charles Bérubé may be the bikers' legal representative, but his conscience is giving him such a bad time that he looks ready to betray his clients to the forces of law and order. Jacques and Marc go undercover to get up close and personal with their target. Will they gain Bérubé's trust? Will they coax him into baring his troubled conscience and all the information it contains? The film combines the strengths of a great, classic comedy cop thriller with a hilarious study of a dysfunctional, father-son relationship. Written by Sydney Levine

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Country:

Canada

Language:

French

Release Date:

9 January 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Father and Guns See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinémaginaire Inc. See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In this movie, Marc 'Louis-José Houde'qv 's friend is named Jeff. This could be a reference to Bon Cop Bad Cop (2006), in which Louis-José Houde had a small role as Jeff the pathologist. Coincidently, both films are police/comedy flicks. See more »

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Remade as Père fils thérapie! (2016) See more »

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Funny and entertaining...
22 July 2009 | by cecodereSee all my reviews

This movie has a good dose of humor and is quite funny to watch. It is based on a story of both a father and a son who are both cops and have a difficult time understanding each other as they are totally different, but must still work with each other. It is entertaining and light, and is quite funny because of its inside jokes and clichés of father-son relationships. And even though some of the jokes might not be understood for those who do not live in the province of Quebec, most jokes will be understood by everyone. I would give it 7.5 out of 10 if it was possible, as it is entertaining even though it will never become a great classic movie!


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