Father and Guns
|Father and Guns|
|De père en flic|
|Directed by||Émile Gaudreault|
|Produced by||Daniel Louis|
|Written by||Émile Gaudreault|
|Music by||FM Le Sieur|
|Distributed by||Alliance Vivafilm|
|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 took in over $11 million at the box office, becoming the highest-grossing French language film in Canadian history. A sequel film, Father and Guns 2 (De père en flic 2), was released in 2017.
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.
- "Quebec's box-office champ: Émile Gaudreault". Xtra!, November 27, 2009.
- "De père en flic 2: Michel Côté, Louis-José Houde have a family reunion". Montreal Gazette, July 13, 2017.
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