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The Tiger Makes Out (1967)

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A mailman looks for a woman to kidnap as a personal act of insurrection.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ben Harris
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Gloria Fiske
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Jerry
John Harkins ...
Leo
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Mrs. Kelly
Roland Wood ...
Mr. Kelly
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Beverly
Sudie Bond ...
Miss Lane
David Burns ...
Mr. Ratner
Jack Fletcher ...
Pawnbroker
Bibi Osterwald ...
Mrs. Ratner
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Registrar
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Lady On Bus
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Receptionist
Kim August ...
Toni
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Ben Harris, an embittered, middle-aged New York City postal worker living in a Greenwich Village basement, becomes obsessed with the idea of kidnapping and enslaving the first beautiful young woman he can get his hands on. When he tries to carry out his plan, he doesn't count on suburban homemaker Gloria getting in the way. Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>

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It's all about a Greenwich Village cat on the make ... ... who ends up with Gloria, the housewife, by mistake!

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16 March 1970 (Denmark)  »

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Der Tiger schlägt zurück  »

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Dustin Hoffman was paid $200 for one day's work on this, his first feature film. See more »

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The Tiger Makes Out
Music by Shorty Rogers
Lyrics by Diane Hildebrand
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had potential
28 June 2002 | by (denver) – See all my reviews

I didn't really care for this. Had they gotten rid of the comedy/slapstick and focused on the dramatic/philosophical aspects of the script, this might have been worthwhile.

The more the film went on, the less I liked the protagonist/mailman. He does have interesting things to say, but he's also a hypocritical, insecure jerk.

3/10


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