Four dimwitted brothers try to impress their criminal mother by robbing a bank.

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Philippe Haïm
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Judor ... Joe (as Eric)
Ramzy Bedia ... Averell (as Ramzy)
Saïd Serrari Saïd Serrari ... Jack
Romain Berger ... William
Til Schweiger ... Lucky Luke
Javivi ... El Tarlo
Marthe Villalonga ... Ma Dalton
Jean Benguigui ... Le Chef de Village
Arsène Mosca Arsène Mosca ... Le Grand Bandit
Constantine Attia Constantine Attia ... Le Gros Bandit
Sylvie Joly Sylvie Joly ... Ma Billy
Ginette Garcin ... Ma James
Marie-Pierre Casey Marie-Pierre Casey ... Ma Cassidy
Ismael Fritschi Ismael Fritschi ... Le Patron du Saloon
Jean Dujardin ... Le Cow-Boy Vanneur
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Four dimwitted brothers try to impress their criminal mother by robbing a bank.

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Genres:

Comedy | Western

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Composer Alexandre Azaria was inspired by Alan Silvestri's scores for Back to the Future Part III (1990) and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) to such an extend that in several scenes the music sounds almost exactly the same (the scores were possibly used as a temp track on an early edit). See more »

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Spoofs The Magnificent Seven (1960) See more »

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Battle Without Honor or Humanity
Performed by Tomoyasu Hotei
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Flawed but fun!
27 June 2008 | by vawlkee_2000See all my reviews

A lot of people seem to like to trash this film, granted it ain't "Gone With the Wind", but it's not "The Terror of Tiny Town" either.

Judor and Bedia as Joe and Averell are okay - obviously they have their act down very well - so well in fact, that it can be very tedious at times, very.......Their constant mugging, while entertaining generally, gets in the way of the rest of the film's pacing at times.

I grew up from the late 60's on with Lucky Luke comics, so I'm more than familiar with they humor involved.

The film is reminiscent of "The Three Stooges" in it's scope, pity they weren't around to do it! Can you imagine Moe as Joe, Curly as Averell and Larry and Shemp as the other brothers. WOW!

When I show the DVD to friends I mention that if they like the Stooges, they'll like this film.

Complaints about the lack of Lucky Luke's air time is valid, but, of course, this is a film about the Daltons and Luke is just along to keep it interesting.

The fiesta at El Tarlo's is wonderfully done and reminiscent of "Three Amigos" but a lot more surreal in nature..

I recommend it as a nice diversion.


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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

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France | Germany | Spain

Language:

French

Release Date:

8 December 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Lucky Luke and the Daltons See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,823,762
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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