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Kad Merad

Kad Merad

French actor
March 27, 1964 (59 years old)
Fr. 2023. Comedy by Dany Boon with Dany Boon, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kad Merad. Tired of hosting his half-brother, who has spent his life in a Mexican Club Med, a Parisian begs a female friend to pretend to be his childhood sweetheart.
Runtime: 109 min.

Year of the Shark

V.O.: L'Année du requin
Fr. 2022. Horror comedy by Ludovic Boukherma, Zoran Boukherma with Marina Foïs, Kad Merad, Jean-Pascal Zadi. While a surfer has disappeared, a shark prowls the harbor of a small coastal town in southwest France.
Runtime: 87 min.

The Big Hit

V.O.: Un Triomphe
Fr. 2020. Dramatic comedy by Emmanuel Courcol with Kad Merad, David Ayala, Lamine Cissokho. A prison drama workshop leader sets out to stage Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” with his students.
Runtime: 106 min.
Fr. 2018. Comedy by François Desagnat with Kad Merad, Pauline Étienne, François Deblock. A father of three daughters, who has set his sights on his sons-in-law, causes his youngest daughter to break up with a doctor he hates, so that she can get back together with her ex, whom he adores.
Runtime: 100 min.

Looking for Teddy

V.O.: Le Doudou
Fr. 2018. Comedy by Julien Hervé, Philippe Mechelen with Kad Merad, Malik Bentalha, Guy Marchand. At Roissy airport, a man determined to find his daughter's stuffed animal enlists the help of an employee who sees a golden opportunity to win a handsome jackpot with ease.
Runtime: 82 min.

Orchestra Class

V.O.: La Mélodie
Fr. 2017. Dramatic comedy by Rachid Hami with Kad Merad, Samir Guesmi, Alfred Renely. In a Parisian suburb, a depressed violin teacher gradually becomes attached to his unruly students.
Runtime: 102 min.
Fr. 2017. Comedy by Michèle Laroque with Michèle Laroque, Kad Merad, Françoise Fabian. Ditched at Christmas by her teenage daughter and her husband, a rich and idle woman from Nice, who has found no comfort in her best friend, consults a psychiatrist with whom she falls in love.
Runtime: 95 min.

We Were Young

V.O.: On voulait tout casser
Fr. 2015. Dramatic comedy by Philippe Guillard with Kad Merad, Charles Berling, Benoît Magimel. On the verge of starting his round-the-world sailing trip, a fifty-year-old man with a terminal_ illness agrees to take one last trip with his four best friends.
Runtime: 91 min.
Fr. 2014. Comedy by Dany Boon with Dany Boon, Kad Merad, Alice Pol. While trying to help a hypochondriac patient, a doctor unwittingly throws him into the arms of his sister, who mistook him for a revolutionary leader from a Balkan country.
Runtime: 107 min.

Nicholas on Holiday

V.O.: Les Vacances du Petit Nicolas
Fr. 2014. Comedy by Laurent Tirard with Mathéo Boisselier, Valérie Lemercier, Kad Merad. While on vacation at the seaside, a kid convinced that his parents want to force him to marry a strange little girl does everything possible to make the project fail.
Runtime: 97 min.
Fr. 2014. Comedy by Olivier Baroux with Kad Merad, Alice Taglioni.
Runtime: 93 min.
Runtime: 100 min.
Fr. 2014. Comedy by Dominique Farrugia with Kad Merad, Franck Dubosc, Alexandra Lamy. After falling down a flight of stairs, a restaurateur and a gynecologist find themselves back in their teenage years, where they take the opportunity to change the course of their destinies.
Runtime: 98 min.

It Happened in Saint-Tropez

V.O.: Des gens qui s'embrassent
Fr. 2013. Comedy by Danièle Thompson with Kad Merad, Monica Bellucci, Éric Elmosnino. An unexpected event exacerbates the simmering conflicts between two brothers who have nothing in common.
Runtime: 100 min.

The Big Bad Wolf

V.O.: Le Grand méchant loup
Fr. 2012. Comedy by Nicolas Charlet, Bruno Lavaine with Benoît Poelvoorde, Kad Merad, Fred Testot. Reunited with their hospitalized mother, three brothers in their forties question their married and romantic life.
Runtime: 107 min.
Fr. 2012. Satire by Xavier Giannoli with Kad Merad, Cécile de France, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing. From one day to the next, a forty-year-old single man with no history becomes a celebrity on social networks and in the media.
Runtime: 113 min.
Fr. 2012. Comedy by Kad Merad, Olivier Baroux with Kad Merad, Olivier Baroux.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 2011. Dramatic comedy by Kad Merad with Kad Merad, Michèle Laroque, Gaspard Meier-Chaurand. A corporate executive asks an unemployed accountant to step in as father to the twelve-year-old son she has raised alone.
Runtime: 100 min.

War of the Buttons

V.O.: La Nouvelle Guerre des boutons
Fr. 2011. Comedy by Christophe Barratier with Jean Texier, Thomas Goldberg, Clément Godefroy. In 1944 in occupied France, the children of two neighbouring villages fight a war in which the stake is taking the buttons off their opponent
Runtime: 100 min.

The Well-Digger's Daughter

V.O.: La Fille du puisatier
Fr. 2011. Sentimental drama by Daniel Auteuil with Daniel Auteuil, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Kad Merad. In the 1940s, a widowed well-digger chases away his eldest daughter, who is pregnant with the child of an airman missing at the front, and whose wealthy family refuses to recognize the unborn child.
Runtime: 107 min.

22 Bullets

V.O.: L'Immortel
Fr. 2010. Crime drama by Richard Berry with Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Marina Foïs. Having survived an assassination attempt, a former mafia boss from Marseille tries to identify and eliminate those who wanted him dead.
Runtime: 117 min.

The Italian

V.O.: L'Italien
Fr. 2010. Comedy by Olivier Baroux with Kad Merad, Valérie Benguigui, Roland Giraud. The ordeal of a son of North African immigrants living in Nice under the false identity of an Italian bon vivant becomes more difficult when his father forces him to observe Ramadan.
Runtime: 102 min.
Fr. 2009. Comedy by Olivier Baroux with Kad Merad, Lionel Abelanski, Valérie Benguigui. In order to free himself from a debt to a Mafioso, a safari organizer accompanies a group of French tourists to Mozambique.
Runtime: 106 min.
Fr. 2009. Comedy by Frédéric Berthe with Kad Merad, Mélanie Doutey, Manu Payet. A French shoe salesman arrives in Miami to prevent his ex-fianc
Runtime: n/d

My Unlucky Stars

V.O.: Mes stars et moi
Fr. 2008. Comedy by Laetitia Colombani with Kad Merad, Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Béart. An intrusive admirer draws the wrath of three actresses.
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.

Welcome to the Sticks

V.O.: Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis
Fr. 2008. Comedy by Dany Boon with Dany Boon, Kad Merad, Zoé Felix. A postal service executive dreaming of being promoted to a Côte d'Azur office is instead transferred to a small town in Pas-de-Calais.
Runtime: 106 min.
Fr. 2008. Dramatic comedy by Christophe Barratier with Gérard Jugnot, Clovis Cornillac, Nora Arnezeder. In 1936, in Paris, three unemployed men reopen their music hall that had been closed by a local boss and put on a show in which a young singer with an exceptional voice shines.
Runtime: 120 min.
Fr. 2007. Sentimental comedy by Olivier Baroux with Jean-Paul Rouve, Mélanie Doutey, Kad Merad. Faced with his girlfriend's desire to move in with him, a writer, convinced that cohabitation kills love, makes her believe that his editor is depressed and that he must take him in.
Runtime: 84 min.

Could This Be Love?

V.O.: Je crois que je l'aime
Fr. 2007. Sentimental comedy by Pierre Jolivet with Sandrine Bonnaire, Vincent Lindon, François Berléand. In love with an artist, the CEO of a company asks a detective to investigate her in order to improve his chances of winning her over.
Runtime: 90 min.

Stick Together

V.O.: 3 Amis
Fr. 2007. Comedy by Michel Boujenah with Mathilde Seigner, Pascal Elbé, Kad Merad. From quarrels to reconciliations, the unbreakable bond between three childhood friends.
Runtime: 93 min.
Fr. 2007. Comedy by Olivier Doran with Kad Merad, Bruno Solo, Valérie Benguigui. While hiking in the mountains, a group of friends is chased by cops after one of them, on bail, decided to run away.
Runtime: 86 min.
Fr. 2006. Dramatic comedy by Renaud Bertrand with Jacques Gamblin, Kad Merad, Anne Brochet. An unemployed foreman with no degree returns to school with an former colleague and his teenage son.

Don't Worry, I'm Fine

V.O.: Je vais bien, ne t'en fais pas
Fr. 2006. Psychological drama by Philippe Lioret with Mélanie Laurent, Kad Merad, Julien Boisselier. A 19-year-old student desperately tries to find her twin brother who has disappeared without leaving an address.
Runtime: 100 min.
Fr. 2006. Satire by Éric Lartigau with Kad Merad, Olivier Baroux, Marina Foïs. Two civilians who win a contest are invited to stay in a European orbital station.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 2006. Comedy by Michel Leclerc with Elsa Zylberstein, Kad Merad, Claude Brasseur. The marital balance of a couple where the wife works and the husband does nothing is upset when the latter invents a very popular gadget.
Runtime: 88 min.
Fr. 2006. Psychological drama by Carine Tardieu with Karin Viard, Chloé Coulloud, Kad Merad. In order to help her mother recover from chronic depression, a teenage girl tries to find her childhood sweetheart.
Runtime: 93 min.

The Choir

V.O.: Les Choristes
Fr. 2004. Dramatic comedy by Christophe Barratier with Gérard Jugnot, François Berléand, Jean-Baptiste Maunier. In 1949, a music teacher appointed as a supervisor in a boarding school tries to win over difficult students by forming a choir with them.
Runtime: 95 min.
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