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Tootsie (Would I Lie to You?) (1982)

Tootsie
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Dustin Hoffman Dustin Hoffman
Michael Dorsey / Dorothy Michaels
Teri Garr Teri Garr
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Sydney Pollack Sydney Pollack
George Fields
George Gaynes George Gaynes
John Van Horn


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Larry Gelbart Larry Gelbart
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Murray Schisgal Murray Schisgal
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classic comedy

9 years, 11 months ago at Apr 27 16:43
A classic comedy, it pioneered a new style in mainstream cinema: lots of subplots, pop allusions, dramatic complications, subversive implications, a happy ending, and marvelous performances by Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, and my favorite, Teri Garr, who isn’t as popular as she could be.

I never get tired of watching this film.

The Graduate Grown Up In A Dress

8 years, 11 months ago at May 3 9:36
Outside of When Harry Met Sally, this movie ranks as one that could easily represent the epitomy of the modern romantic comedy.
A good script, with each of the central actors approaching their roles with quality efforts, despite the lightness of the subject matter. This movie has the heart, laughs, chemistry & even a touch of satiric social commetary that matches the rest of the film's th... read more

An average movie

3 years, 4 months ago at Nov 24 15:35
I already saw this movie but since it was a while back, I thought I might as well check it out again. To be honest, I always had some rather mixed feelings about this flick. Indeed, it is supposed to be a massive 80’s classic but I always thought it was fairly entertaining but not much more than that, I’m afraid. Basically, even though it is definitely better than ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’, the con... read more
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Michael Dorsey is desperate; he can't find a job. That is, until he gets a female role in a soap opera and becomes very famous. Of course, nobody knows that this new television star is a man... But, after a while, he falls in love with the leading actress of the series, and here is the big problem: how can he express his feelings, since she thinks that Michael is a woman?
Release date: 17 December 1982
UPC: 043396037472
Tags: Comedy (28), Romance (15), 1982 (12), 1980s (9), Cross Dressing (9), Marriage Proposal (7), Character Name In Title (7), Drag (7), Single Mother (6), New York City (6), Drama (6), Restaurant (6), Farce (6), Serenade (5), Television (5), Waiter (5), Nanny (5), Singing (5), Gender Disguise (4), Surprise Party (4)
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