History Film / TheDinnerGame

25th Jul '16 9:05:30 AM longWriter
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* StopHelpingMe: Brochand to Pignon, after he's managed to fall on him.


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* UnwantedAssistance: Brochand thinks this of Pignon, after he's managed to fall on him.
24th Apr '16 1:44:41 AM Faberlich
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A 1998 French comedy by Francis Veber, '''''Le dîner de cons''''' (''The Dinner Game'') was a financial and critical success in France and in the United Kingdom. Based on Veber's long-running play of the same name, the movie won Best Scenario, Best Actor and Best 2nd Actor at the French Cesar Awards. It remains a cult movie in France and one of the late Jacques Villeret's most beloved roles.

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A 1998 French comedy by Francis Veber, '''''Le dîner de cons''''' (''The Dinner Game'') was a financial and critical success in France and in the United Kingdom. Based on Veber's long-running play of the same name, the movie won Best Scenario, Best Actor and Best 2nd Actor at the French Cesar Césars Awards. It remains a cult movie in France and one of the late Jacques Villeret's most beloved roles.
11th Aug '15 10:28:38 PM Medinoc
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* FalseReassurance: When Brochand tells a friend on the phone that Pignon "looks like a real winner". Pignon sees it as proof that he's going to get a book deal. Brochand knows his friends thinks about the dinner.

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* FalseReassurance: When Brochand tells a friend on the phone that Pignon "looks like a real winner".winner" ("''Il a une belle tête de vainqueur"''). Pignon sees it as proof that he's going to get a book deal. Brochand knows his friends thinks about the dinner.dinner.
** This phrase has undergone MemeticMutation in France, where it's now used for saying someone looks dumb/uneducated/redneck/etc.
27th Feb '14 4:28:02 AM Medinoc
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* CrackOhMyBack: Brochand hurts his back playing golf, and spends most of the film nursing his back injury.

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* CrackOhMyBack: Brochand hurts his back playing golf, and spends most of the film nursing his back injury. Said injury is what prevents him from taking Pignon to the dinner in the fist place.
26th Dec '13 7:00:34 PM DavidLev
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* JerkAss: Pierre Brochand, all the way
26th Dec '13 6:56:16 PM DavidLev
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** Also, Marlene Sasseur
27th Mar '13 2:52:31 AM Deusirae76
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A 1998 French comedy by Francis Veber, ''Le dîner de cons'' (''The Dinner Game'') was a financial and critical success in France and in the United Kingdom. Based on Veber's long-running play of the same name, the movie won Best Scenario, Best Actor and Best 2nd Actor at the French Cesar Awards. It remains a cult movie in France and one of the late Jacques Villeret's most beloved roles.

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A 1998 French comedy by Francis Veber, ''Le '''''Le dîner de cons'' cons''''' (''The Dinner Game'') was a financial and critical success in France and in the United Kingdom. Based on Veber's long-running play of the same name, the movie won Best Scenario, Best Actor and Best 2nd Actor at the French Cesar Awards. It remains a cult movie in France and one of the late Jacques Villeret's most beloved roles.
17th Dec '12 8:13:02 PM Jinkelheimer
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* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: main character Brochand takes part in the dinners, [[spoiler: stole his best friend's wife, cheated on her for two years, and now refuses to acknowledge his mistress' existence]]

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* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: main character Brochand takes part in the dinners, [[spoiler: stole his best friend's wife, cheated on her for two years, and now refuses to acknowledge his mistress' existence]]existence]]. This is lampshaded in the end by Brochand, who, while [[spoiler:trying to commit suicide]], moans about how everyone hates him and that even an idiot like Pignon will hate "meanie Brochand".
17th Dec '12 8:05:40 PM Jinkelheimer
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* AnAesop: Don't brush off people as 'dumb'.



* CrackOhMyBack: Brochand hurts his back playing golf.

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* CrackOhMyBack: Brochand hurts his back playing golf.golf, and spends most of the film nursing his back injury.


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* HereWeGoAgain: After the moral of the story and Pignon managing to fix everything in the span of several minutes, he manages to piss off Brochand's wife ''again'' by accidentally implying Brochand was feeding him lines.
16th Dec '12 1:29:58 PM AlvyFoster
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* LethallyStupid: Pignon may be well-intentionned, all he does until the end is making Brochand's life worse and worse.
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