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Veber, Francis

Works: 214 works in 955 publications in 14 languages and 6,557 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Film remakes  Spy films  Fiction  Biography  Buddy films  Parody films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Adapter, Film editor, Performer, Author of introduction, Conceptor, Restager, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, fmd, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Francis Veber
Publications by Francis Veber
Most widely held works by Francis Veber
La cage aux folles by Édouard Molinaro( visu )
58 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married
Dinner for schmucks by Francis Veber( visu )
132 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Laugh-out-loud farce about a self-centered publisher who participates in a weekly ritual with his friends: to invite the stupidest person they can find to dinner. Lhermitte has found a doozy, civil servant Villeret but the well-meaning oaf intrudes on his life in unexpected ways
Le placard Closet by Francis Veber( visu )
85 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 808 libraries worldwide
Francois Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that Francois is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in Francois Pignon's life-- and other people's too - is drastic!
La doublure by Francis Veber( visu )
38 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 744 libraries worldwide
When French tycoon Pierre Levasseur is spied with his supermodel mistress Elena, the pictures end up on the front page of a Paris daily. Telling his powerful wife Christine that there must have been a mistake, he declares Elena was actually with the other fellow in the photo. Trying to keep one step ahead of his dubious wife, Pierre engineers it so a naive car-park valet, François Pignon, appears to be Elena's boyfriend, moving her into his flat and his life. As Pierre's web of deceit widens, so do the possibilities of discovery and with them disaster after hilarious disaster
The toy by Richard Donner( visu )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 503 libraries worldwide
U.S. Bates' son is visiting him for a week, and is chauffeured to the family department store after hours to pick out anything he wants. This time, Eric has a more elaborate toy in mind, Jack Brown, the janitor at the department store
La Chêvre The goat by Francis Veber( visu )
39 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 354 libraries worldwide
A dedicated private eye searches for a businessman's daughter in Mexico, but the case is complicated by the amateur sleuthing of the client's accountant
Les Compères by Francis Veber( visu )
42 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 338 libraries worldwide
When her teenage son runs away and her husband refuses to hunt for him, a frantic mother calls on two old lovers to help. This odd couple makes an hilarious search on the Riviera, bickering and competing as they defeat gangsters and motorcycle toughs to rescue the boy
My father, the hero by Steve Miner( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and German and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Andre, a Frenchman divorced from his American wife takes his teenage daughter, Nicole, on vacation with him. She's desperate to appear as a woman and not a girl, so in order to impress a local boy, she makes up more and more ridiculous stories, starting with Andre being her boyfriend. Andre is desperate to make Nicole happy and so plays along with her crazy games, and the stories they make up get increasingly bizarre
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire = The tall blond man with one black shoe by Yves Robert( visu )
7 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in French and held by 158 libraries worldwide
When an unsuspecting violinist, the tall blond man, is misidentified by the head of a spy network to his assistant as the target of their investigation and a superspy himself, a series of wacky misunderstandings and silly situations ensues. As the assistant, his henchman fall all over each other in their misguided attempts to discover the alleged superspy₂s vital secrets, his best friend happens by and only further complicates things
Three fugitives by Francis Veber( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 138 libraries worldwide
"Funnyman Martin Short plays an inept, klutzy bank robber who, on his first heist, grabs Nick Nolte as a hostage. Nolte plays a notorious ex-con who is trying to go straight, so naturally no one believes he's innocent nor Short guilty, forcing the mismatched pair to become reluctant partners in crime"--Container
The Tall blond man with one black shoe Le Grand blond avec one chaussure noire by Yves Robert( visu )
30 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 101 libraries worldwide
A symphony violinist is blissfully unaware that he is the focus of a plot by the head of a secret service organization to trap an overly-ambitious subordinate hungry for his job. The trap works but not in the ways intended
Tais toi! Shut up! by Francis Veber( visu )
41 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 89 libraries worldwide
After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby (Jean Reno), a brooding outlaw, encounters Quentin (Gerard Depardieu), a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him and botches his solo escape, forcing them to make a break for it together
The man with one red shoe ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Why does Richard Drew, eccentric violinist and American bachelor, step off a plane in Washington, DC wearing one red shoe? The CIA wants to know, and their investigation is just the beginning of this rollicking undercover comedy
Out on a limb ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 64 libraries worldwide
In the midst of negotiating a multi-million dollar deal, hotshot Manhattan stockbrocker Bill Campbell receives a call for help from his young sister, who's convinced her stepfather is up to no good
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 63 libraries worldwide
The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
Les fugitifs by Francis Veber( visu )
32 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 53 libraries worldwide
A bank robber (Depardieu) is released from prison, only to find himself caught in another robbery situation as he is trying to open an account at a bank
Le dîner de cons : comédie en deux actes by Francis Veber( Book )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Le scénario de film que Francis Veber a tiré de sa pièce. Pierre organise un fois par semaine un dîner de cons. Ce soir, il a trouvé un champion du monde, François. La soirée va devenir imprévisible
Coup de tête by Jean-Jacques Annaud( visu )
22 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Joueur amateur au Club de Trincamp, François perrin est accusé d'un viol qu'il n'a pas commis. Jusqu'au jour où il marque involontairement le but de la victoire. Soudain, il se retrouve porté en triomphe par ceux qui l'ont traîné dans la vengeance sera terrible
L'emmerdeur by Édouard Molinaro( visu )
20 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in French and No Linguistic Content and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"Un tueur engagé pour accomplir une mission se voit contraint, dans un hôtel, de sauver la vie d'un commis voyageur aux tendances suicidaires. Celui-ci, reconnaissant et en mal d'amitié, va rapidement devenir un vrai pot de colle, faisant tourner la mission du tueur à la catastrophe
A Pain in the a-- ( visu )
2 editions published in 1984 in French and English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
When a hired killer crosses paths with a suicidal shirt salesman, the resulting calamity makes for one of the funniest, most original films you'll ever see
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Francis Veber francia filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró
Francis Veber Frans filmregisseur
Francis Veber französischer Journalist, Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Produzent
Francis Veber regista francese
Francis Veber ship
Fransis Veber
Veber, Francis, 1937-
Veber, Francis Paul 1937-
Франсис Вебер
Франсіс Вебер
Ֆրանսիս Վեբեր
פרנסיס ובר
فرانسیس وبر فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان فرانسوی
베베르, 프랑시스 1937-
French (413)
English (76)
Spanish (43)
German (24)
Italian (10)
Russian (9)
Multiple languages (6)
Catalan (3)
Dutch (2)
Swiss German (1)
Polish (1)
Turkish (1)
Slovenian (1)
Czech (1)
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