3 Hommes et un Couffin (Three Men and a Cradle) (1985)

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Three bachelor roommates are forced to learn the responsibilities of fatherhood when a young infant -- who may be the child of any one of them -- is abandoned on their doorstep. This French comedy would later be remade into the American hit Three Men and a Baby.

Rating: PG
Genre: Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Coline Serreau
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 9, 2005
Runtime:
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Critic Reviews for 3 Hommes et un Couffin (Three Men and a Cradle)

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (7)

A perfectly pleasant little piffle.

Full Review… | July 25, 2014
Los Angeles Times
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A simple equation, perhaps, but when it comes to comedy, simpler is frequently funnier.

Full Review… | July 25, 2014
Orlando Sentinel
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Serreau's direction is bright and confident, avoiding the saccharine pitfalls of the material.

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
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Noisy, and not short of unison waddling walks.

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Serreau is too self-consciously serious to embrace her stereotypes, thus to find new fun in them, and too academic to create characters that have comic lives of their own.

Full Review… | May 28, 2003
New York Times
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No one with the slightest knowledge of human nature will be able to find a single moment of this film to believe. It is all formula, every last miserable frame of it.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Audience Reviews for 3 Hommes et un Couffin (Three Men and a Cradle)

½

I tried to watch this but I couldn't make it all the way through.

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