02:04 — Box office hit about a sleazy New York City actor who learns a lesson when he resorts to posing as a woman to get hired for a soap opera. Also feature (more…)
01:45 — Box office hit about a sleazy New York City actor who learns a lesson when he resorts to posing as a woman to get hired for a soap opera. Also feature (more…)
After the extended opening in which Michael (Dustin Hoffman) has no luck getting any parts, we join the actor and his playwright roommate Jeff (Bill M (more…)
Michael (Dustin Hoffman), standing up erstwhile girlfriend Sandy (Teri Garr), and known to his fellow soap opera cast members only as Dorothy, arrives (more…)
Ten Academy Award nominations went to Tootsie (1982) in which an unemployed actor (Dustin Hoffman) masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.
Angry that he wasn't sent to audition for the Eugene O'Neill play, Michael (Dustin Hoffman) rushes to see his agent George (director Sydney Pollack), (more…)
Moments after Michael's (Dustin Hoffman) first appearance in drag, he auditions for the soap, meeting director Ron (Dabney Coleman), producer Rita (Do (more…)
Having won the soap opera part, by posing as actress Dorothy Michaels, Michael (Dustin Hoffman) in a famous make-up sequence, with roommate Jeff (Bill (more…)
01:21 — Trailer for Tootsie.
When theatrical mastermind Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman) finds himself blacklisted by just about every producer in the acting (more…)
- Released: 1982
- Rating: PG
- Review: A sitcom ode to the Hoffman ego. Like Hoffman in drag, it doesn't look at itself very closely; it might crack the mirror. Rather than confront what it sets up, it takes the one joke and runs--till it runs out of steam. Paging Billy Wilder.
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