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Cloportes (1965)

95 min | Comedy, Crime

Three petty criminals get a tip for a great coup with lots of money in it. Unfortunately they lack the starting funds to buy the required welding torch. So they persuade their successful colleague Alphonse to join their team. But the well ...See moreThree petty criminals get a tip for a great coup with lots of money in it. Unfortunately they lack the starting funds to buy the required welding torch. So they persuade their successful colleague Alphonse to join their team. But the well thought-out coup fails, and Alphonse is the only one of them who ends up in jail for several years. When he's released, he's out for revenge. Written by Tom Zoerner See less
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Writers
Alphonse Boudard (novel "La métamorphose des cloportes") | Albert Simonin (adaptation) | Michel Audiard (dialogue)
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Updated Sep 8, 1965

Release date
Apr 18, 1966 (United States)

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49 cast members
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Lino Ventura
Alphonse Maréchal dit Le Malin Alphonse Maréchal dit Le Malin   See fewer
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Charles Aznavour
Edmond dit Le Naïf Edmond dit Le Naïf   See fewer
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Irina Demick
Catherine Verdier Catherine Verdier   See fewer
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Maurice Biraud
Arthur dit Le Mou Arthur dit Le Mou   See fewer
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Georges Géret
Joseph Rouquemoute dit Le Rouquin Joseph Rouquemoute dit Le Rouquin   See fewer
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Pierre Brasseur
Demuldère dit Tonton le Brocanteur Demuldère dit Tonton le Brocanteur   See fewer
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Françoise Rosay
Gertrude Gertrude   See fewer
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Annie Fratellini
Léone Rouqemoute Léone Rouqemoute   See fewer
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Norman Bart
Un visiteur de la galerie Un visiteur de la galerie   See fewer
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Dorothée Blanck
Une fille à l'hôtel particulier (as Dorothée Blank) Une fille à l'hôtel particulier (as Dorothée Blank)   See fewer
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Jean-Pierre Caussade
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Marcel Charvey
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François Dalou
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Michel Dacquin
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Carlos Silva
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Marie-Hélène Dasté
Madame Clancul Madame Clancul   See fewer
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Michel Duplaix
Un maître d'hôtel Un maître d'hôtel   See fewer
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Michel Garland
Un visiteur de la galerie Un visiteur de la galerie   See fewer
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Jacques Marchand
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François Mirante
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Donald O'Brien
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Renée Passeur
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André Thorent
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Patricia Scott
Elisabeth Elisabeth   See fewer
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François Valorbe
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Daniel Ceccaldi
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Georges Chamarat
Edmond Clancul Edmond Clancul   See fewer
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Jacques Anquetil
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Marc Arian
Le domestique de Tonton (uncredited) Le domestique de Tonton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arlette Balkis
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Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited) Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcel Bernier
Un ami d'Alphonse (uncredited) Un ami d'Alphonse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Carmet
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Albert Daumergue
Un extra (uncredited) Un extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marius Gaidon
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Guy Henry
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John F. Kennedy
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Nikita Khrushchev
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King Constantine II
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Roger Lecuyer
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Laure Paillette
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Paul Pavel
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Pope John XXIII
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Pope Paul VI
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Queen Anne-Marie
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Émile Riandreys
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André Rouyer
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Dominique Zardi
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6.7 / 10 | 494 votes