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** When Michel Clément does not want to make a speech in front of his friends after his appointment, one of them says "Nous avons les moyens de vous faire parler" with a German accent, like Francis Blanche in ''Film/BabetteGoesToWar'' (''Babette s'en va-t-en guerre'').



* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Roger Morzini kills the plastic surgeon who gave him a new face just after the operation.


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* WeHaveWaysOfMakingYouTalk: When Michel Clément does not want to make a speech in front of his friends after his appointment, one of them says "Nous avons les moyens de vous faire parler" with a German accent.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Roger Morzini kills the plastic surgeon who gave him a new face just after the operation.

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* PhoneTraceRace: Michel tells Morzini the exact amount of time that the police needs to trace the call, so Morzini can make phone calls safely.


''Inspector Blunder'' (''Inspecteur la Bavure'') is a 1980 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Creator/GerardDepardieu and Coluche.

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''Inspector Blunder'' (''Inspecteur la Bavure'') is a 1980 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, Creator/ClaudeZidi, starring Creator/GerardDepardieu and Coluche.


* LesCopsSportif: Michel Clément and his father are policemen. Gendarmes appear in the scene of the reconstruction of the rape of a girl.


* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Morzini cares about his mother.

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Morzini cares about his mother.


* BigDamnHeroes: Michel Clément comes to deliver Marie-Anne Prossant just when Morzini is going to cut one of her fingers.

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* BigDamnHeroes: Michel Clément comes to deliver free Marie-Anne Prossant just when Morzini is going to cut one of her fingers.



* CowboyCop: [[spoiler:Surprisingly, Michel becomes one in the last part of the film: he uses illegal means (like kidnapping the kidnapper's mother) to deliver Marie-Anne Prossant.]]
* DamselInDistress: Marie-Anne Prossant is kidnapped by Morzini and Michel Clément has to deliver her with the help of his friends.

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* CowboyCop: [[spoiler:Surprisingly, Michel becomes one in the last part of the film: he uses illegal means (like kidnapping the kidnapper's mother) to deliver free Marie-Anne Prossant.]]
* DamselInDistress: Marie-Anne Prossant is kidnapped by Morzini and Michel Clément has to deliver free her with the help of his friends.



* HumiliationConga: For Morzini. His mother is kidnapped. Michel Clément destroys the castle where he was hiding and delivers Marie-Anne Prossant. Morzini is unable to do anything against it.

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* HumiliationConga: For Morzini. His mother is kidnapped. Michel Clément destroys the castle where he was hiding and delivers frees Marie-Anne Prossant. Morzini is unable to do anything against it.



* RescueRomance: Marie-Anne Prossant falls in love with Michel Clément after he delivers her from Morzini.
* RescueSex: Just after delivering Marie-Anne Prossant, Michel Clément brings her to a hotel and they have sex.

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* RescueRomance: Marie-Anne Prossant falls in love with Michel Clément after he delivers frees her from Morzini.
* RescueSex: Just after delivering freeing Marie-Anne Prossant, Michel Clément brings her to a hotel and they have sex.



* SmoochOfVictory: Marie-Anne Prossant gives one to Michel Clément after he delivers her from Morzini.

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* SmoochOfVictory: Marie-Anne Prossant gives one to Michel Clément after he delivers frees her from Morzini.



* TookALevelInBadass: Michel Clément becomes really determined and efficient when he realizes Morzini fooled him. He sets up a plan to deliver Marie-Anne Prossant. It works. [[spoiler:He even gets the girl and the ransom.]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: Michel Clément becomes really determined and efficient when he realizes Morzini fooled him. He sets up a plan to deliver free Marie-Anne Prossant. It works. [[spoiler:He even gets the girl and the ransom.]]

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* DitchTheBodyguards: Marie-Anne Prossant does not want to be protected by the police. She loses Michel Clément and his colleague at the first opportunity.

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* HumiliationConga: For Morzini. His mother is kidnapped. Michel Clément destroys the castle where he was hiding and delivers Marie-Anne Prossant. Morzini is unable to do anything against it.


* FakedKidnapping: [[spoiler:In the end, Michel Clément and Marie-Anne Prossant make Louis Prossant think her daughter is still kidnapped, so that they can get the ransom.]]

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* FakedKidnapping: [[spoiler:In the end, Michel Clément and Marie-Anne Prossant make Louis Prossant think her daughter is still kidnapped, held hostage, so that they can get the ransom.]]


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* LawmanGoneBad: [[spoiler:In the end, Michel Clément makes Marie-Anne Prossant's father believe she is still held hostage to get the ransom and get away with her.]]


* HotScoop: Marie-Anne Prossant (Dominique Lavanant), who Michel is in love with.

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* HotScoop: Marie-Anne Prossant (Dominique Lavanant), who Michel %%%%%%%%%%%%
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* LastMinuteHookup: [[spoiler:Michel Clément charms Marie-Anne Prossant in the very end of the film.]]

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* HotScoop: Marie-Anne Prossant (Dominique Lavanant), who Michel is in love with.


* HotScoop: Marie-Anne Prossant, who Michel is in love with.


* TalkingToTheDead: Michel and her mother go to his father's grave to talk with him. In the end, her mother goes back to the grave and start talking. Someone answers, but it is not her deceased husband, but her son, hidden in the grave.

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* TalkingToTheDead: Michel and her mother go to his father's grave to talk with him. In Just before the end, climax, her mother goes back to the grave and start talking. Someone answers, but it is not her deceased husband, but her son, hidden in the grave.

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