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Could it be Don't Die Too hard! Original titled La tour Montparnasse infernale From the Description on IMDB - "Eric and Ramzy are working as window washers at the Montparnasse skyscraper in Paris. Thinking that he has a date set up with beautiful executive Marie-Joelle (who in reality hates his guts), Ramzy stays at work late while Eric hangs around with ...
This sounds like The Princess Bride, (1987). Cary Elwes looks something like Jean Marais, and his character defeats Mandy Patinkin in a sword-fight, Andre the Gaint in hand-to-hand combat, and Wallace Shawn in a battle of wits. (The battle of wits is the poisoned-wine scene.)
Could be Cent mille dollars au soleil (1964) aka ''Greed in the Sun''. Rocco (Jean-Paul Belmondo) and his female accomplice, Angèle (Anne-Maire Coffinet) hijack a truck from a trucking company in the Saharan desert. The head of the trucking company, Castigliano (Gert Frobe, Goldfinger) hires Rocco’s friend, Hervé (Lino Ventura) and a newly ...
Possibly La crise from 1992? The plot summary on IMDB indicates that this is a film about a lawyer who becomes unemployed and single on the same day. There are a couple other similarities with what you've mentioned above as well.
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