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HOUBA! On the Trail of the Marsupilami (2012)

Sur la piste du Marsupilami (original title)
When reporter Dan Geraldo (Alain Chabat) arrives in Palombia to hunt for a scoop, he never suspects that he is about to make an incredible discovery... With his resourceful local guide ... See full summary »

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Alain Chabat

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Alain Chabat (scenario & adaptation), Jeremy Doner (scenario & adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamel Debbouze ... Pablito Camaron
Alain Chabat ... Dan Geraldo
Fred Testot Fred Testot ... Hermoso vieux / Hermoso jeune
Lambert Wilson ... Général Pochero
Géraldine Nakache ... Pétunia
Liya Kebede ... Reine Paya
Patrick Timsit Patrick Timsit ... Caporal
Aïssa Maïga ... Clarisse Iris
Dalip Singh ... Bolo (as The Great Khali)
Jacques Weber ... Papa Dan
Jade Nuckcheddy ... Cassandra
Erika Carlsson Erika Carlsson ... Femme touriste
Julian Sedgwick Julian Sedgwick ... Edward, le touriste
Bruno Agustin Cid Sanchez Bruno Agustin Cid Sanchez ... Enfant Pablito
Fausto Leon Alandia Fausto Leon Alandia ... Enfant Pablito
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Storyline

When reporter Dan Geraldo (Alain Chabat) arrives in Palombia to hunt for a scoop, he never suspects that he is about to make an incredible discovery... With his resourceful local guide Pablito (Jamel Debbouze), Dan has one surprise after another during a thrilling adventure that allows him to bring the world some spectacular news: the Marsupilami, a mythical and mischievous animal, really does exist! You too will believe in furry tails! Written by Anonymous

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Country:

France | Belgium | Mexico

Language:

French

Release Date:

4 April 2012 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Auf den Spuren des Marsupilami See more »

Filming Locations:

Jalcomulco, Veracruz, Mexico See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,389,454
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A fun movie for the whole family
22 April 2012 | by catherine-vernatSee all my reviews

We went to watch this movie with our two kids and it was really fun!

If you like the comic books from Franquin, this movie relates very nicely to the humour that you find in them. Alain Chabat always manages to appeal to the small ones as well as to the oldest ones.

The marsupilami looks really cute with its family and the situations are very funny with the actors over doing it sometimes, which obviously make the kids laugh like crazy at the cinema. For the adults, there are some references to certain movies and situation that are quite known in French journalism.

If you want to have a good time with your family and not think too much this movie is made for you. Do not expect something very profound, but what you have seen in the trailer is what you will see on screen. So, enjoy an afternoon watching a real comic book on screen!


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