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A.k.a.
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Year
1967
Runtime
115 min.
Director
Jacques Tati
Genre
Comedy
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
10,097
Checks
4,509
Favs
620
Dislikes
79
Favs/checks
13.8% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. ThomasFTB's avatar

    ThomasFTB

    More tedious than funny 5 years 2 months ago
  2. greenhorg's avatar

    greenhorg

    I haven't encountered a more misleading movie title since L'avventura. 6 years ago
  3. Rene Narciso's avatar

    Rene Narciso

    I loved this movie, I think it's a masterpiece, but I sorta understand how it may be disappointing to some.

    I think it really helps if you don't think of it as a comedy. There are plenty of funny bits, but it's not a movie to make you laugh.

    It's actually closer to a musical. Some huge, elaborated, complex musical, with magnificent sets, but the song and dance numbers are replaced by the chaos of modern urban life itself.

    We get both the malignant aspects of modernity (the first part of the movie) and the benign (the second part).

    Oh yeah, and this movie needs to be seen in a huge movie theater screen, not at home.
    4 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #6 in TimeOut's 100 Best French Films
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  2. This movie ranks #8 in The 100 Greatest Comedies of All Time (BBC Culture)
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  3. This movie ranks #41 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  4. This movie ranks #47 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  5. This movie ranks #64 in Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films
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  6. This movie ranks #71 in Cahiers du cinéma 100
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  7. This movie ranks #116 in The Criterion Collection
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  8. This movie ranks #193 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  9. This movie ranks #243 in Film Comedy
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  10. This movie ranks #251 in 366 Weird Movies (Certified Weird)
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  11. This movie ranks #252 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  12. This movie ranks #356 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  13. This movie ranks #405 in Cahiers du cinéma - Yearly top 10s
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  14. This movie ranks #458 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  15. This movie ranks #556 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  16. This movie ranks #680 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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  17. This movie ranks #680 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  18. This movie ranks #707 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  19. This movie ranks #726 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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