French Kiss

Synopsis: Kate and Charlie have a perfect life planned out before them: buying a house, marriage, kids, the whole works. Kate's fear of flying keeps her in Canada while Charlie goes to Paris for a medical convention. While there Charlie is smitten by the lovely Juliette. He calls off the wedding with Kate and she nervously boards a plane to get him back. She ends up sitting next to the petty French thief Luc Teyssier. He hides a stolen necklace and smuggled grape vine in her bag to get it through customs. Her bag is stolen, the necklace apparently lost, and Kate and Luc head to Cannes -- Luc to find the necklace and Kate get Charlie back. Along the way, Kate and Luc begin having feelings for each other -- which change the course of their lives.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Lawrence Kasdan
Production: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min

Welcome to Air Canada

nonstop service,

Toronto to Paris.

Our flying time today

is an estimated

Please check that your

seat belt is fastened

and that your chair back

is in the upright position.

We'll be taking off shortly.



Are you prepared to have

a pleasant flight?


Tell me, Kate, what

are you thinking about?

Twisted steel.

Ball of fire.

A naked baby screaming

for his mother.

Kate, what happened

to your little stone cottage?

Picture it now.


Oh, my god!

And don't forget

your takeoff mantra.

What are the words you chant

softly in your head?

We're going down!

We're going down!




I Love Paris In the springtime

I Love...

Hello? Hello?

I really think you gave me

the wrong mantra.

I don't love Paris,

I don't like the French,

and I don't want

to go on this trip.

Oh... god, no!

Kate, you can do this.

I can't do this!

I don't belong

on this airplane!

Let me out of here!

I don't want to die!

Kate, your full refund.

Thank you.

You can get the money back

on my ticket.

Money's not the issue, Kate.

I wanted you to come

with me to exper... What?

Is that them?

I don't want to see

my family tonight.

You never do.

Have you noticed how,

since we're engaged,

they don't knock anymore?

They love you.

My family gives me

an unsigned birthday card.

Kate, come with me.

I'll give you

a shot of Stoli,

and we'll be there

before you know it.

How can you not want

to go to Paris?

You're a history teacher.

Shame on you.

Charlie, the French,

you know they hate us.

They smoke.

They have a whole relationship

to dairy products, which

I don't understand.

Kate, something's wrong

with the cable!

Is the box set on three?

A week in Paris with

the man you love?

Suture demonstrations.

Midnight strolls?

Medicare meetings.

The Eiffel Tower.

The Eiffel Tower...

I'd love to see

the Eiffel Tower.

OK, Then.


I'm not supposed

to leave the country

until my immigration interview.

I'm taking that.

No, no. No, you're not.

Make something up.

Tell them your cousin Bridget

fell in the Seine.

They'll find out

I have no cousin Bridget

and deport me.

Like the one time

I smoked pot...

I didn't want to,

I had a horrible time,

and Ronny Templeton's

little brother

called the police,

and we got arrested.

The one time I ever

did anything illegal.

Bure drops it in...

They put cheese on both pizzas.

Herb, this is you,

you didn't check.

Take it back.

You know Kate hates cheese.

I'll pick it off.

Here's a list of stuff I want.

Forget it. Kate's not going.

I'm not going. Why not?

Is it the French thing?

No, it's the flying thing.

It's not the French thing

or the flying thing.

I'm not supposed to travel

until my Canadian

citizenship clears.

Hon, we got to move it.

Oh, Kate, I almost forgot,

the Merediths

have put their house

on the market.

Why are we looking at

a house we can't afford?

Charlie, there's something

I have to tell you.

Since I turned 21,

I've been putting money

aside every week

into a savings account,

which I then rolled into

high-yield term deposits

with interest rates

close to 14 %.

What are you talking about?

I've made us a nest egg.

How many eggs?

Why didn't you

tell me this before?

I wanted it to be a surprise.

It's a surprise.

It's a big surprise.

So, with a little help

from your parents,

we could probably afford this.

My whole life is passing

before my eyes,

and we don't even

have children yet.



Come to Paris with me.

Hi. Right on time.

Saved me from the news.

Bonsoir, chrie.

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Adam Brooks

Adam Brooks (born September 3, 1956) is a Canadian film director, screenwriter, and actor.[ more…

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