Hothead (1979)

A film by Jean-Jacques Annaud

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1979-02-14
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 125 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 29min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: SFP
  • Production Country: France
  • Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
star 7.1/10
From 125 Ratings


François, a miserable football player, becomes a town hero after bringing victory in an extremely important game. He uses his fame for revenge on the team star for the previous mockeries.

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  • Patrick Dewaere

    as François Perrin
  • France Dougnac

    as Stéphanie Lefèvre
  • Dorothée Jemma

    as Marie
  • Maurice Barrier

    as Berri, boss of the 'Penalty'
  • Robert Dalban

    as Jeanjean
  • Mario David

    as Rumin, healer
  • Hubert Deschamps

    as Prison director
  • Dora Doll

    as Head nun
  • François Dyrek

    as Driver of the first truck
  • Patrick Floersheim

    as Berthier
  • Michel Fortin

    as Langlumey, coach
  • Jacques Frantz

    as Driver of the second truck
  • Gérard Hernandez

    as Bercot, police inspector
  • Claude Legros

    as Poilane, waiter
  • Corinne Marchand

    as Mrs. Sivardière
  • Paul Le Person

    as Lozerand, furniture dealer
  • Michel Aumont

    as Bertrand Brochard, auto dealer
  • Jean Bouise

    as President Sivardière
  • Pascal Benezech

    as Brochard's apprentice
  • Janine Darcey

    as Mrs. Lambert, secretary
  • Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu

    as Lucien
  • Jacqueline Doyen

    as Mrs. Lozerand
  • Jean-Michel Kindt

    as Crémieux, junior
  • Jean-Paul Muel

    as Inspector Mangin
  • Francine Roussel

    as Funny religious woman
  • Sophie Sam

    as Mrs. Berri, cafe patron
  • Marie-Thérèse Saussure

    as Mrs. Mauricet, old lady
  • Éric Lipmann

    as Mayor
  • Jacques Monnet

    as Boss of the hotel
  • Dominique Denis

    as Supporter with the bugle
  • Jean-Pierre Leclerc

    as Soccer player
  • François Germain

    as Bookmaker supporter
  • Alain Paris

    as Soccer player
  • Tapsking

    as Supporter
  • Claude Van Degrysse

    as Soccer player
  • François Viaur

    as Patient in the bus
  • Roland Regnier

    as Soccer player
  • Bernard Cazassus

    as Prison guard (uncredited)
  • Corinne Corson

    as Mrs. Langlumey (uncredited)
  • Jacques Cyngiser

    as Vincent (uncredited)
  • Daniel Darnault

    as Police checkpoint officer (uncredited)
  • Jean-Pierre Darroussin

    as Photographer (uncredited)
  • Rico López

    as Chaumard (uncredited)
  • Marianne Lors

    as Mrs. Berthier (uncredited)
  • Jacques Mathou

    as Toilet customer (uncredited)
  • Muriel Montossé

    as Mrs. Bercot (uncredited)
  • Jocelyne Quentin

    as Supporter (uncredited)
  • Elisabeth Rambert

    as Robust Nun (uncredited)
  • Catherine Samie

    as Mrs. Brochard (uncredited)
Production Alain Poiré Producer
Camera Claude Agostini Director of Photography
Directing Jean-Jacques Annaud Director
Sound Pierre Bachelet Original Music Composer
Editing Noëlle Boisson Editor
Writing Francis Veber Writer
Writing Alain Godard Idea
Production Mamade Casting
Art Jean-Claude Josquin Production Design
Art Alain Maunoury Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Corinne Jorry Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Régine Havan Makeup Artist
Sound François Soler Sound
Sound Maurice Gilbert Sound
Sound Claude Villand Sound