A Monster in Paris (3D)

A Monster in Paris (3D)
An oversized bug is caught up in a most unexpected adventure in this French-made animated comedy. Set in 1910, a Parisian man does deliveries by day and is a scientist at night, determined to brainstorm an important new invention. With the help of his friend, he attempts an experiment in a greenhouse that has an unexpected side effect: a tiny flea turns into a giant bug. The enormous flea gets loose and it's not long before word is out that a monstrous bug is haunting Paris. However the big flea is not only gentle and friendly, he's also a gifted guitar player, and decked out in a suit and a hat, he's soon impressing everyone. This film is releasing in both 2D and 3D, this is the 3D version.

95 minutes.
Parental Guidance (Violence).
Adventure, Animated, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical.
What big eyes you have!
What big eyes you have!


Voices of Bob Balaban, Adam Goldberg, Matthew Géczy, Jay Harrington, Danny Huston
Bibo Bergeron
ScreenplayBibo Bergeron, Stéphane Kazandjian
MusicMathieu Chedid
EditingPascal Chevé Nicolas Stretta
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2011
Produced byFrance 3 Cinema, Europa Corp., Bibo Films, Walking the Dog, uFilm

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAnimated, adventure
SexBrief, isolated, casual intimacy
ViolenceLow impact, unrealistic, fairly frequent
Drug abuseNone
CommentsAn animated adventure set in Paris in the early 1900s. An oversized bug helps to bring love and friendship and expels those desiring wealth and popularity.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance Suggested
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Times
Jordan Mintzer quote iconShort and sweet and filled with catchy song-and-dance numbers from real-life French musicians.
Rottentomatoes critics
17 critics
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What the People say

4013 Netizens quote iconBeautiful film. Tres bonne!

Average .. 63%



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