Thierry Lhermitte

​Thierry Lhermitte (born 24 November 1952) is a French actor, director, writer and producer, best known for his comedic roles. He was a founder of the comedy troupe Le Splendid in the 1970s, along with, among others, Christian Clavier, Gérard Jugnot, and Michel Blanc. The group adapted a number of its stage hits for the cinema, and scored major successes with films such as Les Bronzés (1978), Les Bronzés font du ski (1979), Le Père Noël est une ordure (1982) and Un indien dans la ville (1994). In 1981, he received the Prix Jean Gabin. He was made Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur in 2001. He was made Officier of the Ordre national du Mérite in 2005. Source: Article "Thierry Lhermitte" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

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An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)

An American man unwittingly gets involved with werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Waller
CAST:  Tom Everett Scott  •  Julie Delpy  •  Vince Vieluf  •  Julie Bowen

An American man unwittingly gets involved with werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Waller
CAST:  Tom Everett Scott  •  Julie Delpy  •  Vince Vieluf  •  Julie Bowen

The Dinner Game (1998)

For Pierre Brochant and his friends, Wednesday is “Idiots' Day”. The idea is simple: each person has to bring along an idiot. The one who brings the most spectacular idiot wins the prize. Tonight, Brochant is ecstatic. He has found a gem. The ultimate idiot, “A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Veber
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Jacques Villeret  •  Francis Huster  •  Daniel Prévost

For Pierre Brochant and his friends, Wednesday is “Idiots' Day”. The idea is simple: each person has to bring along an idiot. The one who brings the most spectacular idiot wins the prize. Tonight, Brochant is ecstatic. He has found a gem. The ultimate idiot, “A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Veber
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Jacques Villeret  •  Francis Huster  •  Daniel Prévost

Le Divorce (2003)

While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Naomi Watts  •  Melvil Poupaud  •  Catherine Samie

While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Naomi Watts  •  Melvil Poupaud  •  Catherine Samie

My New Partner (1984)

My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the start of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Zidi
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Régine  •  Grace de Capitani

My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the start of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Zidi
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Régine  •  Grace de Capitani

The Closet (2001)

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A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Veber
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Michèle Laroque

A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Veber
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Michèle Laroque

And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... (2002)

A jazz singer and a British jewel thief are brought together by their mutual desire to forget the past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Lelouch
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Arthur St. Claire  •  Patricia Kaas  •  Alessandra Martines

A jazz singer and a British jewel thief are brought together by their mutual desire to forget the past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Lelouch
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Arthur St. Claire  •  Patricia Kaas  •  Alessandra Martines

Going Places (1974)

Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeoisie holds dear, whether it’s cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Jeanne Moreau

Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeoisie holds dear, whether it’s cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Jeanne Moreau

Little Indian, Big City (1994)

Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young jungle boy yearns to see ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hervé Palud
CAST:  Patrick Timsit  •  Ludwig Briand  •  Miou-Miou  •  Thierry Lhermitte

Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young jungle boy yearns to see ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hervé Palud
CAST:  Patrick Timsit  •  Ludwig Briand  •  Miou-Miou  •  Thierry Lhermitte

The Jackpot! (1991)

To his family, François Voisin is nothing more than a humdrum civil servant. In truth, for the past twenty years he has been working as a secret agent. All goes well until circumstances put his secret in danger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Zidi
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Miou-Miou  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Michel Boujenah

To his family, François Voisin is nothing more than a humdrum civil servant. In truth, for the past twenty years he has been working as a secret agent. All goes well until circumstances put his secret in danger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Zidi
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Miou-Miou  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Michel Boujenah

F as in Fairbanks (1976)

André Fragman, nicknamed "Fairbanks" after his childhood idol by his film projectionist father, returns home from military service. He meets and falls in love with Marie, an aspiring actress who is rehearsing for a stage production of 'Alice in Wonderland'. All ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Dugowson
CAST:  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Piccoli  •  John Berry

André Fragman, nicknamed "Fairbanks" after his childhood idol by his film projectionist father, returns home from military service. He meets and falls in love with Marie, an aspiring actress who is rehearsing for a stage production of 'Alice in Wonderland'. All ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Dugowson
CAST:  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Piccoli  •  John Berry

Le zèbre (1992)

Hippolyte, the titular oddball, is a far from typical country lawyer. He has been happily married to the woman of his dreams for 15 years, but has an incurable penchant for practical (or rather impractical) jokes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Poiret
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Caroline Cellier  •  Christian Pereira  •  Annie Grégorio

Hippolyte, the titular oddball, is a far from typical country lawyer. He has been happily married to the woman of his dreams for 15 years, but has an incurable penchant for practical (or rather impractical) jokes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Poiret
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Caroline Cellier  •  Christian Pereira  •  Annie Grégorio

Gramps Is in the Resistance (1983)

It is 1943 in Paris. Like so many others, the Bourbelle family's home has been taken over by the Germans and they now live in their cellar. Little do they know that the son, Guy-Hubert Bourdelle, is far from being the cowardly hairdresser he pretends. He is in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Poiré
CAST:  Christian Clavier  •  Roland Giraud  •  Gérard Jugnot  •  Martin Lamotte

It is 1943 in Paris. Like so many others, the Bourbelle family's home has been taken over by the Germans and they now live in their cellar. Little do they know that the son, Guy-Hubert Bourdelle, is far from being the cowardly hairdresser he pretends. He is in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Poiré
CAST:  Christian Clavier  •  Roland Giraud  •  Gérard Jugnot  •  Martin Lamotte

The Prince of the Pacific (2000)

French war ship is arriving to Polynesian shore during at 1918 - and adventures begin...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Corneau
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Patrick Timsit  •  Anituavau Landé  •  François Berléand

French war ship is arriving to Polynesian shore during at 1918 - and adventures begin...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Corneau
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Patrick Timsit  •  Anituavau Landé  •  François Berléand

Second life (2000)

Vansan is 30 years old, but he never learned to make decisions. Whatever it is. Should he marry his girlfriend, should he start a business with his friend, what color should he buy shoes for? Life for him is an eternal dilemma. But one day, fate made a choice for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Braoudé
CAST:  Patrick Braoudé  •  Maria de Medeiros  •  Isabelle Candelier  •  Daniel Russo

Vansan is 30 years old, but he never learned to make decisions. Whatever it is. Should he marry his girlfriend, should he start a business with his friend, what color should he buy shoes for? Life for him is an eternal dilemma. But one day, fate made a choice for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Braoudé
CAST:  Patrick Braoudé  •  Maria de Medeiros  •  Isabelle Candelier  •  Daniel Russo

Spoiled Children (1977)

Successful writer/director Bernard Rougerie is at a creative dead end and decides to isolate himself from his wife in order to complete the script for his next film. Bernard moves into an apartment building whose tenants are in the midst of a revolt against their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Christine Pascal  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Michel Aumont  •  Gérard Jugnot

Successful writer/director Bernard Rougerie is at a creative dead end and decides to isolate himself from his wife in order to complete the script for his next film. Bernard moves into an apartment building whose tenants are in the midst of a revolt against their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Christine Pascal  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Michel Aumont  •  Gérard Jugnot

Gigola (2010)

George, a charismatic and adventurous young woman, born from an old, catholic family, falls in love, in her teens, with a female teacher named Sybil. Devastated by her lover's eventual suicide, some years later, George embarks on an exciting and reckless journey to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laure Charpentier
CAST:  Lou Doillon  •  Marie Kremer  •  Eduardo Noriega  •  Thierry Lhermitte

George, a charismatic and adventurous young woman, born from an old, catholic family, falls in love, in her teens, with a female teacher named Sybil. Devastated by her lover's eventual suicide, some years later, George embarks on an exciting and reckless journey to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laure Charpentier
CAST:  Lou Doillon  •  Marie Kremer  •  Eduardo Noriega  •  Thierry Lhermitte

Quatre garçons pleins d'avenir (1997)

The premise of four young men out to celebrate the end of their school exams has great promise as comedy material, a promise that is far from realized in this banal, unevenly paced, run-of-the-mill attempt at a supposedly funny story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Lilienfeld
CAST:  Olivier Brocheriou  •  Stéphan Guérin-Tillié  •  Olivier Sitruk  •  Éric Berger

The premise of four young men out to celebrate the end of their school exams has great promise as comedy material, a promise that is far from realized in this banal, unevenly paced, run-of-the-mill attempt at a supposedly funny story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Lilienfeld
CAST:  Olivier Brocheriou  •  Stéphan Guérin-Tillié  •  Olivier Sitruk  •  Éric Berger

The Year 01 (1973)

The film narrates a utopian abandonment, consensual and festive of the market economy and high productivity. The population decides on a number of resolutions beginning with "We stop everything" and the second "After a total downtime will be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon
CAST:  Véronique Alain  •  Josiane Balasko  •  Professeur Choron  •  Romain Bouteille

The film narrates a utopian abandonment, consensual and festive of the market economy and high productivity. The population decides on a number of resolutions beginning with "We stop everything" and the second "After a total downtime will be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon
CAST:  Véronique Alain  •  Josiane Balasko  •  Professeur Choron  •  Romain Bouteille

The French Minister (2013)

Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: legitimacy, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Raphaël Personnaz  •  Niels Arestrup  •  Anaïs Demoustier

Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: legitimacy, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Raphaël Personnaz  •  Niels Arestrup  •  Anaïs Demoustier

13 m² (2007)

Jose is looking for a way out of his small time banlieue deals. When he overhears a conversation between his girlfriend and his step-brother,he might just have found a very lucrative way.Together with his two best friends,he decides to attack an armored vehicle, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barthélémy Grossmann
CAST:  Barthélémy Grossmann  •  Lucien Jean-Baptiste  •  Youssef Hajdi  •  Thierry Lhermitte

Jose is looking for a way out of his small time banlieue deals. When he overhears a conversation between his girlfriend and his step-brother,he might just have found a very lucrative way.Together with his two best friends,he decides to attack an armored vehicle, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barthélémy Grossmann
CAST:  Barthélémy Grossmann  •  Lucien Jean-Baptiste  •  Youssef Hajdi  •  Thierry Lhermitte
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