La Chèvre (The Goat) (Knock on Wood)
La Chèvre (The Goat) (Knock on Wood) (1981)

One the best, most serious detectives in France (Gérard Depardieu) is teamed up with a luckless stumble-bum (Pierre Richard) and sent off to Central America to search for the klutzy daughter of a powerful magnate in this fast-paced and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 9, 1981
DVD Release Date: March 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One-joke slapstick farce about a klutz who becomes useful during a kidnap investigation.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Veber's breakthrough, thanks to the inspired teaming of Richard and Depardieu -- and a brilliantly simple concept that doesn't stand up to (or ask for) very much scrutiny.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A funny French film filled with plenty of slapstick comedy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
Jesse Ortega
You know it's absolutely amazing how much Luke and Owen Wilson resemble, in their current states, Gerard Depardieu in this movie. Luke has the large face… More