Best Christian Clavier movies

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Best Christian Clavier movies
We present our ranking of the best Christian Clavier movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Christian Clavier.

TOP 27:
The Thirst for Gold
The Thirst for Gold
Original Title: La Soif de l'or
Christian Clavier as: Urbain
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1993
Urbain and his grandmother are stingy. They buy gold with all their money, and hide it inside the bricks of a wall at their country house. Jackes, his chauffer, and his lover (who casualy is the Urbain's wife) don't know this fact and think they have the money hidden somewhere. When Urbain and his grandmother decide to transport the gold (with the house!) to Switzerland, in order to pay less tax, a crazy chase begins.

TOP 26:
The Thirst for Gold
The Thirst for Gold
Original Title: La Soif de l'or
Christian Clavier as: Urbain
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1993
Urbain and his grandmother are stingy. They buy gold with all their money, and hide it inside the bricks of a wall at their country house. Jackes, his chauffer, and his lover (who casualy is the Urbain's wife) don't know this fact and think they have the money hidden somewhere. When Urbain and his grandmother decide to transport the gold (with the house!) to Switzerland, in order to pay less tax, a crazy chase begins.


TOP 25:
Serial Teachers
Serial Teachers
Original Title: Les Profs
Christian Clavier as: Cutiro / Serge Tirocul
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2013
With only 12 percent of its pupils obtaining their baccalaureate, Jules Ferry High School is the worst school in France. The Inspector of Schools has already exhausted all the conventional means to raise standards at the school and he has no choice but to take the advice of his deputy. It is a case of having to fight fire with fire: the worst pupils must be taught by the worst teachers...
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gaia Weiss movies?

TOP 24:
Serial Teachers
Serial Teachers
Original Title: Les Profs
Christian Clavier as: Cutiro / Serge Tirocul
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2013
With only 12 percent of its pupils obtaining their baccalaureate, Jules Ferry High School is the worst school in France. The Inspector of Schools has already exhausted all the conventional means to raise standards at the school and he has no choice but to take the advice of his deputy. It is a case of having to fight fire with fire: the worst pupils must be taught by the worst teachers...

TOP 23:
Ibiza
Ibiza
Christian Clavier as: Philippe
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2019
A mature podiatrist, his girlfriend and her teenage children travel Ibiza to live a crazy holidays.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gillian Jacobs movies?


TOP 22:
Twist Again in Moscow
Twist Again in Moscow
Original Title: Twist again à Moscou
Christian Clavier as: Iouri
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1986
Igor, who manages a fancy hotel and is on the take, has to juggle several problems at once. He has a two-hour window to get his ill-got gain out of the hotel, he must misdirect and obstruct the inquiries of a Party auditor who suspects that all is not above board, and he must keep out of sight and out of trouble his interloping and troublesome young brother-in-law, who arrives unannounced with barrels of rotten herring.

TOP 21:
You Don't Choose Your Family
You Don't Choose Your Family
Original Title: On ne choisit pas sa famille
Christian Clavier as: César
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Release: 2011
César Borgnoli, an unsuccessful car salesman from Italy, lives well beyond his means. In order to get out of his financial disaster, he agrees to a deal: he pretends to be the husband of his sister's girlfriend Kim so she can legally adopt a little girl from Thailand. Caesar believes this to be a great idea and is looking forward to his trip to Thailand. After all, he is going to be able to mix business with pleasure--so he thinks. He didn't expect the local police, the Chinese Triads and the director of the orphanage to chip in, who want to make sure that little Mai is going to end up in a nice family.

TOP 20:
Serial (Bad) Weddings 2
Serial (Bad) Weddings 2
Original Title: Qu'est-ce qu'on a encore fait au bon Dieu?
Christian Clavier as: Claude Verneuil
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2019
Claude and Marie Verneuil face a new crisis. The four spouses of their daughters, David, Rachid, Chao and Charles decided to leave France for various reasons. Here they are imagining their lives elsewhere.


TOP 19:
The Visitors II: The Corridors of Time
The Visitors II: The Corridors of Time
Original Title: Les visiteurs : Les couloirs du temps
Christian Clavier as: Jacquouille la Fripouille / Jacques-Henri Jacquard / Prosper le Purineur / Jacouillet
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1998
The sequel to The Visitors reunites us with those lovable ruffians from the French Medieval ages who - through magic - are transported into the present, with often drastic consequences. Godefroy de Montmirail travels to today to recover the missing family jewels and a sacred relic, guarantor of his wife-to-be's fertility. The confrontation between Godefroy's repellent servant Jack the Crack and his descendent, the effete Jacquart, present-day owner of the chateau, further complicates the matter.

TOP 18:
The Corsican File
The Corsican File
Original Title: L'Enquête corse
Christian Clavier as: Jack Palmer
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2004
Jack Palmer is a Paris-based detective with a huge ego. Ange Leoni is a rebel native of Corsica whose location can't be pinned down by even the most dogged of detectives. Approached by an obscure, small-time attorney and charged with the seemingly simple task of locating the missing Leoni, gifted gumshoe Palmer accepts the job under the assumption that it will be the easiest money of his professional career. But this superstar sleuth is about to find out just how mistaken he was...

TOP 17:
Asterix & Obelix Take on Caesar
Asterix & Obelix Take on Caesar
Original Title: Astérix & Obélix contre César
Christian Clavier as: Astérix
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 1999
Set in 50 B.C., Asterix and Obelix are living in a small but well-protected village in Gaul, where a magic potion concocted by Druids turns the townsfolk into mighty soldiers. When Roman troops carve a path through Gaul to reach the English Channel, Caesar and his aide de camp Detritus discover the secret elixir and capture the Druid leader who knows its formula, and Asterix and Obelix are sent off to rescue them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Laetitia Casta movies?


TOP 16:
Dead Tired
Dead Tired
Original Title: Grosse fatigue
Christian Clavier as: lui-même
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1994
Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around him, and he gradually loses his grip. Taking the advice of a psychiatrist, Blanc retreats to the countryside with his friend, Carole Bouquet (Carole Bouquet), but Blanc still has not managed to escape all of his problems.

TOP 15:

Guardian Angels

Guardian Angels
Original Title: Les Anges gardiens
Christian Clavier as: Père Hervé Tarain / His guardian angel
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1995
A sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob.

TOP 14:

Operation Corned Beef

Operation Corned Beef
Original Title: L'Opération Corned Beef
Christian Clavier as: Jean-Jacques Granianski
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1991
The unsanctioned efforts of a covert unit to gather evidence about illegal arms shipments with the unwitting help of an embassy employee.

TOP 13:

Babysitting 2

Babysitting 2
Christian Clavier as: Alain
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2015
Franck and his girlfriend Sonya, plus some of their friends go on holiday in Brazil. Franck, his friends, two girls and Sonya's grandmother leave to visit a cave, but everything goes wrong and their crazy adventures begin.


TOP 12:

My Best Pals

My Best Pals
Original Title: Mes meilleurs copains
Christian Clavier as: Jean-Michel Tuilier
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1989
They are the best friends of the world. Five friends who shared everything: may 68, hippies years, the rock and their love for Bernadette. This Bernadette has left them to become a rock-star, and is back 15 years later for a weekend. Jean-Marie Poire describes with this movie the portrait of a generation with lots of humor served by excelent actors.

TOP 11:

French Fried Vacation

French Fried Vacation
Original Title: Les Bronzés
Christian Clavier as: Dr Jérôme Tarayre
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1978
Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ornella Muti movies?

TOP 10:

Serial (Bad) Weddings

Serial (Bad) Weddings
Original Title: Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu
Christian Clavier as: Claude Verneuil
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2014
A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.

TOP 9:

Papy fait de la résistance

Papy fait de la résistance
Christian Clavier as: Michel Taupin
Genre: Comedy, War
Release: 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 truth the Germans’ most feared opponent: le super-résistant!

TOP 8:

C'est pas parce qu'on a rien à dire qu'il faut fermer sa gueule !

C'est pas parce qu'on a rien à dire qu'il faut fermer sa gueule !
Christian Clavier as: Le policier homosexuel
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1975


TOP 7:

Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion

Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion
Original Title: Astérix - Le Secret de la Potion Magique
Christian Clavier as: Astérix (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2018
Following a fall during mistletoe picking, Druid Getafix decides that it is time to secure the future of the village. Accompanied by Asterix and Obelix, he undertakes to travel the Gallic world in search of a talented young druid to transmit the Secret of the Magic Potion.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Florence Foresti movies?

TOP 6:

The Visitors

The Visitors
Original Title: Les Visiteurs
Christian Clavier as: Jacquouille la Fripouille / Jacquard
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1993
This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century visitors try adapting to the wildly confusing modern world. To avoid being stuck here for good, however, they soon begin an all-out cosmic assault on their former castle -- now a luxury hotel -- in their quest to return to the past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jean Reno movies?

TOP 5:

French Fried Vacation 2

French Fried Vacation 2
Original Title: Les Bronzés font du ski
Christian Clavier as: Jérôme
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1979
In this sequel to Les Bronzes (1978) summer has passed, but that doesn't mean the fun has to end for Bernard, Nathalie, Gigi, Jerome, Popeye, Jean-Claude, and Christiane.

TOP 4:

Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra

Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra
Original Title: Astérix & Obélix Mission Cléopâtre
Christian Clavier as: Astérix
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure
Release: 2002
The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since all her architects are either busy otherwise or too conservative in style, this ambivalent honor falls to Edifis. He is to build the palace and be covered in gold or, if not, his fate is to be eaten by crocodiles. Edifis calls upon an old friend to help him out: The fabulous Druid Getafix from Gaul, who brews a fantastic potion that gives supernatural strength. In order to help and protect the old Druid, Asterix and Obelix accompany him on his journey to Egypt. When Julius Caesar gets wind of the project succeeding, he has the building site attacked by his troops in order to win the bet and not lose face. But just like the local pirates, he hasn't counted on Asterix and Obelix.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom Kenny movies?

TOP 3:

Santa Claus Is a Stinker

Santa Claus Is a Stinker
Original Title: Le Père Noël est une ordure
Christian Clavier as: Katia (Jean-Jacques)
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1985
Two neurotics, working for a suicide hotline on the night of Christmas Eve, get caught up in a catastrophe when a pregnant woman, her abusive boyfriend, and a transvestite visit their office.


TOP 2:

Santa Claus Is a Stinker

Santa Claus Is a Stinker
Original Title: Le Père Noël est une ordure
Christian Clavier as: Katia
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1982
Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, she takes refuge at "SOS Distress", run by two neurotics, Thérèse and Pierre.

TOP 1:

A Bag of Marbles

A Bag of Marbles
Original Title: Un sac de billes
Christian Clavier as: Docteur Rosen
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2017
In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.


If you like the best Christian Clavier movies, then you will also like the best Gaia Weiss movies, where many of their films coincide.