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The 400 Blows (1959)

Not Rated
99 min | Crime, Drama

A young boy, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.
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Writers
François Truffaut (scenario) (adaptation) (as F. Truffaut) | Marcel Moussy (adaptation) (as M. Moussy) (dialogue)
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Opening weekend
$11,206
Gross (US & Canada)
$509
Gross (World)
$127,244
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Release date
Nov 16, 1959 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Jean-Pierre Léaud
Antoine Doinel Antoine Doinel   See fewer
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Claire Maurier
Gilberte Doinel - la mère d'Antoine Gilberte Doinel - la mère d'Antoine   See fewer
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Albert Rémy
Julien Doinel Julien Doinel   See fewer
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Guy Decomble
'Petite Feuille', the French teacher 'Petite Feuille', the French teacher   See fewer
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Georges Flamant
Mr. Bigey Mr. Bigey   See fewer
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Daniel Couturier
Betrand Mauricet Betrand Mauricet   See fewer
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François Nocher
Un enfant / Child Un enfant / Child   See fewer
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Richard Kanayan
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Renaud Fontanarosa
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Michel Girard
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Serge Moati
Un enfant / Child (as Henry Moati) Un enfant / Child (as Henry Moati)   See fewer
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Bernard Abbou
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Jean-François Bergouignan
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Michel Lesignor
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Luc Andrieux
Le professeur de gym Le professeur de gym   See fewer
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Robert Beauvais
Director of the school Director of the school   See fewer
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Bouchon
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Yvonne Claudie
Mme Bigey Mme Bigey   See fewer
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Marius Laurey
L'inspecteur Cabanel L'inspecteur Cabanel   See fewer
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Claude Mansard
Examining Magistrate Examining Magistrate   See fewer
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Jacques Monod
Commissioner Commissioner   See fewer
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Pierre Repp
The English Teacher The English Teacher   See fewer
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Henri Virlojeux
Night watchman (as Henri Virlogeux) Night watchman (as Henri Virlogeux)   See fewer
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Jean-Claude Brialy
Man in Street Man in Street   See fewer
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Jeanne Moreau
Woman with Dog (as Mademoiselle Jeanne Moreau) Woman with Dog (as Mademoiselle Jeanne Moreau)   See fewer
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Philippe de Broca
Man in Funfair (uncredited) Man in Funfair (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacques Demy
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Douchet
The Lover (uncredited) The Lover (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marianne Girard
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Simone Jolivet
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Laure Paillette
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François Truffaut
Man in Funfair (uncredited) Man in Funfair (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 92,562 votes