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Six Films that Influenced The Intouchables

“The Intouchables” writer-director team Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache chose six classic American films that influenced their French bromance. The comedy stars Francois Cluzet and Omar Sy. While watching the movie, I had that nagging feeling that Cluzet reminded me of someone familiar. Speaking to Toledano and Nakache I discovered that wasn’t a coincidence: He’s the French Dustin Hoffman, and the creators have a fetish for that actor who’s in three of their six favorites.

6 Film That Influenced 'The Intouchables'

From “Crimes and Misdemeanors” to “Tootsie,” the French filmmakers behind “The Intouchables” choose six influential American movies.