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Alain Chabat

Alain Chabat

French actor and director
November 24, 1958 (64 years old)

Little Nicholas

V.O.: Le Petit Nicolas: Qu'est-ce qu'on attend pour être heureux?
Fr. 2022. Animation by Amandine Fredon, Benjamin Massoubre.
Runtime: 82 min.

Smoking Causes Coughing

V.O.: Fumer fait tousser
Fr. 2022. Fantasy comedy by Quentin Dupieux with Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demoustier, Oulaya Amamra. After a team-building retreat, five avengers confront an emperor of Evil, who wants to destroy the Earth.
Runtime: 80 min.

Incredible But True

V.O.: Incroyable mais vrai
Fr. 2022. Comedy by Quentin Dupieux with Léa Drucker, Alain Chabat, Benoît Magimel. A fifty-year-old man and his wife are buying a new house, even though the real estate agent has warned them that what's in the basement will change their lives.
Runtime: 73 min.

Kaamelott - First Installment

V.O.: Kaamelott - Premier volet
Fr. 2021. Fantasy comedy by Alexandre Astier with Alexandre Astier, Lionnel Astier, Franck Pitiot. In the fifth century AD, King Arthur returns from exile to regain control of the Kingdom of Logres, ruled by the tyrannical Lancelot-du-Lac.
Runtime: 120 min.


V.O.: #JeSuisLà
Fr. 2020. Dramatic comedy by Éric Lartigau with Alain Chabat, Doona Bae, Blanche Gardin. A Basque chef entrusts his restaurant to his two sons and heads to Seoul on a whim to find a young woman he met on online.
Runtime: 94 min.


V.O.: Play - Le film de notre vie
Fr. 2019. Sentimental comedy by Anthony Marciano with Max Boublil, Alice Isaaz, Noémie Lvovsky. Before making an important decision, an actor rewatches one by one the VHS tapes and digital videos he has recorded since his 13th birthday.
Runtime: 108 min.

Noël & Cie

V.O.: Santa & Cie
Fr. 2017. Fantasy comedy by Alain Chabat with Alain Chabat, Pio Marmaï, Golshifteh Farahani. A busy Parisian couple helps Santa Claus find a solution for the exhausted elves in his toy factory.
Runtime: 100 min.

Astérix - The Mansions of the Gods

V.O.: Astérix - Le domaine des dieux
Fr. 2014. Animation by Louis Clichy, Alexandre Astier. To be finished with the indomitable Gauls, Caesar undertook to assimilate them, by building a residential complex near their village for the citizens of Rome.
Runtime: 85 min.


V.O.: Réalité
Fr. 2014. Satire by Quentin Dupieux with Alain Chabat, Jonathan Lambert, Kyla Kenedy. In Hollywood, the shooting of an arthouse film is intertwined with the horror drama project of a novice filmmaker.
Runtime: 87 min.

The Brats

V.O.: Les Gamins
Fr. 2012. Sentimental comedy by Anthony Marciano with Max Boublil, Alain Chabat, Mélanie Bernier. An aspiring musician is led on a wild ride by his future father-in-law, a fifty-year-old who has left his wife to live out his teenage dreams.
Runtime: 95 min.
Fr. 2012. Adventures by Alain Chabat with Alain Chabat, Jamel Debbouze, Fred Testot. In a Latin American country, a vain French journalist guided by a dishonest veterinarian discovers a mythical animal that leads him on a series of adventures.
Runtime: 105 min.
Runtime: 102 min.
Fr. 2011. Comedy by Yann Samuell with Vincent Brès, Théo Bertrand, Tristan Vichard. In 1960 in the South of France, the boys of two neighbouring villages are at war with each other, perpetuating an old tradition.
Runtime: 105 min.
Runtime: 85 min.

The Whistler

V.O.: Le Siffleur
Fr. 2009. Comedy by Philippe Lefebvre with François Berléand, Thierry Lhermitte, Sami Bouajila. In Cannes, a timid shopkeeper invents a tough twin brother in order to help the owners of his favorite restaurant, who are being extorted by two small-time crooks.
Runtime: 88 min.

Little Nicolas

V.O.: Le Petit Nicolas
Fr. 2008. Comedy by Laurent Tirard with Maxime Godart, Valérie Lemercier, Kad Merad. Mistakenly believing that his mother is pregnant and that his parents want to abandon him in the forest, a mischievous kid plans to kill the unborn baby with the help of his classmates.
Runtime: 92 min.
Fr. 2006. Fantasy comedy by Michel Gondry with Gael Garcia Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alain Chabat. A young French-Mexican illustrator who tends to confuse dreams and reality tries to seduce his new neighbor.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 2006. Sentimental comedy by Éric Lartigau with Alain Chabat, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Bernadette Lafont. Pressured to get married by his family, a lifelong bachelor hires a young woman to pretend to be his fianc
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 2005. Dramatic comedy by Maurice Barthélemy with Alain Chabat, Martin Combes, Yaël Abecassis. On the road while on vacation, a father and his young son pretend to have fun despite the drama they have experienced.
Runtime: 80 min.

... And They Lived Happily Ever After

V.O.: Ils se marièrent et eurent beaucoup d'enfants
Fr. 2004. Dramatic comedy by Yvan Attal with Yvan Attal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alain Chabat. A young woman who was cheated on by her husband begins to dream of another life after meeting a handsome stranger.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 2003. Mores comedy by Merzak Allouache with Gad Elmaleh, Roschdy Zem, Alain Chabat. In Paris, the various tribulations of a na
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 2003. Satire by Alain Chabat with Alain Chabat, Maurice Barthélemy, Marina Foïs. In the prehistoric era, a tribe must solve humanity's first crime while hiding the shampoo formula from a rival clan.
Runtime: 99 min.
Fr. 2001. Fantasy comedy by Alain Chabat with Jamel Debbouze, Gérard Depardieu, Christian Clavier. Three Gauls come to the aid of an Egyptian architect who must build a lavish palace for Caesar in three months.
Runtime: 107 min.
Fr. 1997. Fantasy comedy by Alain Chabat with Alain Chabat, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Caroline Cellier.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 1997. Crime drama by Alain Corneau with Alain Chabat, Patrick Timsit, Agnès Jaoui. After the suicide of his partner, a police officer deals with his dubious informer.
Runtime: 108 min.
Fr. 1996. Sentimental comedy by Dominique Farrugia with Julie Gayet, Serge Hazanavicius, Alain Chabat.
Runtime: 91 min.
Runtime: 93 min.

French Twist

V.O.: Gazon maudit
Fr. 1994. Sentimental comedy by Josiane Balasko with Josiane Balasko, Victoria Abril, Alain Chabat.
Runtime: 103 min.

6 Days 6 Nights

V.O.: À la folie
Fr. 1994. Psychological drama by Diane Kurys with Anne Parillaud, Béatrice Dalle, Patrick Aurignac. A young painter, who recently moved in with her lover, welcomes her sister whose presence ends up reopening old wounds.
Runtime: 96 min.
Fr. 1993. Sketches by Yann Piquer, Alain Robak, Manuel Flèche, Anita Assal, John Hudson with Gustave Parking, Smaïn, Patrick Bouchitey. A beautiful young girl tells a shy man some disturbing stories.
Runtime: 81 min.
Fr. 1991. Sketches by Hervé Palud, Alessandro Capone, Mathias Ledoux, Stéphane Clavier, Thierry Lhermitte with Thierry Lhermitte, Jacques Villeret, Micha Bayard. A psychiatrist recounts the misadventures of some of his clients.
Runtime: 95 min.
Fr. 1990. Horror by Alain Robak with Emmanuelle Escourrou, Christian Sinniger, Jean-François Gallotte. The mistress of a circus director is pregnant with a talking baby who is hungry and thirsty for blood.
Runtime: 88 min.

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