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The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (1973)

G
100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police.
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Writers
Gérard Oury (screenplay) (story adaption) (dialogue) | Danièle Thompson (screenplay) (story adaption) (dialogue) | Josy Eisenberg (collaborating writer) (dialogue) (story) | Roberto De Leonardis
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Théobald Meurisse (as Théo Meurisse)
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Budget
FRF18,000,000
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Release date
Jul 17, 1974 (United States)

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64 cast members
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Louis de Funès
Victor Pivert Victor Pivert   See fewer
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Suzy Delair
Germaine Pivert Germaine Pivert   See fewer
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Marcel Dalio
Rabbi Jacob (as Dalio) Rabbi Jacob (as Dalio)   See fewer
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Claude Giraud
Mohamed Larbi Slimane / Rabbi Zeiligman Mohamed Larbi Slimane / Rabbi Zeiligman   See fewer
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Renzo Montagnani
Le colonel Farès Le colonel Farès   See fewer
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Janet Brandt
Tzipé Schmoll, la grand-mère Tzipé Schmoll, la grand-mère   See fewer
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André Falcon
Le ministre Le ministre   See fewer
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Xavier Gélin
Alexandre, le fils du général Alexandre, le fils du général   See fewer
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Henri Guybet
Salomon, le chauffeur de Pivert Salomon, le chauffeur de Pivert   See fewer
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Popeck
Moishe Schmoll (as Jean Herbert) Moishe Schmoll (as Jean Herbert)   See fewer
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Miou-Miou
Antoinette Pivert Antoinette Pivert   See fewer
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Denise Provence
Esther Schmoll Esther Schmoll   See fewer
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Jacques François
Le général Le général   See fewer
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Claude Piéplu
Le commissaire divisionnaire Andreani Le commissaire divisionnaire Andreani   See fewer
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Georges Adet
Le vieux Lévi Le vieux Lévi   See fewer
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Cherif Adnane
Un homme de main de Farès Un homme de main de Farès   See fewer
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Paul Bisciglia
Le pompiste (as Paolo Bisciglia) Le pompiste (as Paolo Bisciglia)   See fewer
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Philippe Brigaud
L'adjoint du ministre L'adjoint du ministre   See fewer
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Gérard Darmon
Un homme de main de Farès Un homme de main de Farès   See fewer
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Michel Duplaix
Un Policier à Orly Un Policier à Orly   See fewer
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Robert Duranton
Un CRS à Orly Un CRS à Orly   See fewer
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Malek Kateb
Aziz, un homme de main de Farès (as Malek Eddine) Aziz, un homme de main de Farès (as Malek Eddine)   See fewer
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Michel Fortin
Un policier motard Un policier motard   See fewer
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El Kebir
Un homme de main de Farès (as Abder El Kebir) Un homme de main de Farès (as Abder El Kebir)   See fewer
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Pierre Koulak
Omar, un homme de main de Farès Omar, un homme de main de Farès   See fewer
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Alix Mahieux
La patiente chez le dentiste La patiente chez le dentiste   See fewer
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Maria Gabriella Maione
Olivia, la secrétaire du dentiste Olivia, la secrétaire du dentiste   See fewer
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Catherine Marshall
La femme mannequin La femme mannequin   See fewer
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Jean-Jacques Moreau
Le motard de la police Le motard de la police   See fewer
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André Penvern
Un adjoint d'Andréani Un adjoint d'Andréani   See fewer
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Denise Péronne
La générale (as Denise Peronne) La générale (as Denise Peronne)   See fewer
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Cary Rick
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Roger Riffard
Un adjoint d'Andréani (as Roger Riffart) Un adjoint d'Andréani (as Roger Riffart)   See fewer
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Michel Robin
Le curé des Invalides Le curé des Invalides   See fewer
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Lionel Spielman
David Schmoll David Schmoll   See fewer
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André Valardy
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Dominique Zardi
Le cuisinier de "L'Etoile de Kiev" Le cuisinier de "L'Etoile de Kiev"   See fewer
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Ari Aricardi
Un homme rue des Rosiers (uncredited) Un homme rue des Rosiers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Georges Ass
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Baaron
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Charles Bayard
Un invité au mariage (uncredited) Un invité au mariage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christine Boisson
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Guy Bonnafoux
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Robert Chevrigny
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Jérôme Deschamps
Un ami d'Alexandre (uncredited) Un ami d'Alexandre (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Favart
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Marcel Gassouk
Le boucher (uncredited) Le boucher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Le Béal
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Olivier Lejeune
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Francis Lemaire
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Paul Mercey
L'automobiliste vindicatif (uncredited) L'automobiliste vindicatif (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clément Michu
Le gendarme devant l'église (uncredited) Le gendarme devant l'église (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frédéric Norbert
Le livreur de fleurs (uncredited) Le livreur de fleurs (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacques Pisias
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Vincent Ropion
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Annick Roux
L'hôtesse au sol (uncredited) L'hôtesse au sol (uncredited)   See fewer
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Zvee Scooler
Le rabbin New-yorkais (uncredited) Le rabbin New-yorkais (uncredited)   See fewer
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Raymonde Vattier
La marquise (uncredited) La marquise (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 10,763 votes