Father and Guns

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Father and Guns
De père en flic
Directed byÉmile Gaudreault
Produced byDaniel Louis
Denise Robert
Written byÉmile Gaudreault
Ian Lauzon
StarringMichel Côté
Louis-José Houde
Rémy Girard
Caroline Dhavernas
Robin Aubert
Patrick Drolet
Music byFM Le Sieur
Distributed byAlliance Vivafilm
Release date
  • July 8, 2009 (2009-07-08)
Running time
107 minutes
LanguageFrench and English
BudgetCAD $6 million

Father and Guns (French: De père en flic) is a Canadian comedy film originating from Quebec that was released in 2009. Directed by Émile Gaudreault, the film stars Michel Côté and Louis-José Houde as Jacques and Marc Laroche, feuding father and son police officers who are forced to reevaluate their relationship when they're paired up on an undercover assignment in a father-son adventure therapy camp.

The film's cast also includes Caroline Dhavernas, Rémy Girard, Robin Aubert and Patrick Drolet.

The film took in over $11 million at the box office, becoming the highest-grossing French language film in Canadian history.[1] A sequel film, Father and Guns 2 (De père en flic 2), was released in 2017.[2]


The film was named the winner of the Golden Reel Award, for highest-grossing Canadian film of the year, at the 30th Genie Awards. Girard and Drolet also garnered Best Supporting Actor nominations, and Gaudreault and Ian Lauzon were nominated for Best Original Screenplay.


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