Father and Guns

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De père en flic
Directed by Émile Gaudreault
Produced by Daniel Louis
Denise Robert
Written by Émile Gaudreault
Ian Lauzon
Starring Michel Côté
Louis-José Houde
Rémy Girard
Caroline Dhavernas
Robin Aubert
Patrick Drolet
Music by FM Le Sieur
Distributed by Alliance Vivafilm
Release date
  • July 8, 2009 (2009-07-08)
Running time
107 minutes
Country Canada
Language French and English
Budget CAD $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, Louis-José Houde 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]


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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