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Flawless (1999)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  24 November 1999 (USA)
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An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.

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Walt Koontz, a homophobic guy, ends up with paralyzed vocal cords because of an unfortunate stroke. His therapy includes receiving singing lessons from a neighbor who is not only openly flamboyant but also a pre-op transgenderist. Both of them are equally prejudiced; Koontz against homosexuals and the neighbor against close-minded straight people. Written by Rob Reser - The Movie Kid - <moviekid@filmspot.com>

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Rated R for pervasive language and strong violence | See all certifications »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,590,155 (USA) (26 November 1999)

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$4,485,485 (USA) (3 March 2000)
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Trivia

The line 'I'm more of a man than you'll ever be, and more of a woman that you'll ever get' is tribute to "Rent". Wilson Jermaine Heredia (Cha-Cha) played a gay drag queen called Angel in the original cast. See more »

Quotes

Rusty Zimmerman: God Bless you and Fuck Off.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, DeNiro and Hoffman sing the "Name Song" together while staying in character. See more »

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Stouthearted Men
from film New Moon (1940)
Written by Sigmund Romberg & Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Nelson Eddy
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Hoffman was perfect. He must've researched Divine.
6 November 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Thank you Phillip Hoffman. You brought aspects of Divine back to life. Although I viewed Flawless a few yrs. back, you took my breath away as of course did Robert DeNiro. Am so looking forward to seeing Capote, although who knows if it'll ever reach the Netherlands. I'd love to know about your method acting education as that is/was my true calling. Your transcendent talent speaks to so many. Your intellect as well. I did get to see Ripley in which you easily rose above all other performances. Would love to know if & when Capote will be shown in Amsterdam. Thank you again for the inspiration you give to so many. What role is next for you?


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