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The Big Tease (1999)

 -  Comedy  -  28 January 2000 (USA)
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Flamboyant Glasgow hairdresser, Crawford Mackinzie, gets a letter from the World Hairdresser International Federation inviting him to its prestigious annual contest in L.A. Filmmaker Martin... See full summary »

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Crawford Mackenzie
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BBC Interviewer
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Candy
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Monique
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Eamonn
Isabella Aitken ...
Mrs. Beasie Mackenzie
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Gareth Trundle
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Senga Magoogan
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Elegant Woman
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Himself
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Himself
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Herself
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Himself
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Betty Fuego
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Flamboyant Glasgow hairdresser, Crawford Mackinzie, gets a letter from the World Hairdresser International Federation inviting him to its prestigious annual contest in L.A. Filmmaker Martin Samuels is making a fly-on-the-wall documentary about Crawford; he and the crew go too. After maxing out his credit card at the Century Plaza Hotel, Crawford discovers he's been invited to participate in the audience, not the contest; he tries every angle imaginable to get in the competition: he phones fellow Scot Sean Connery, he gets a union card, he asks the reigning champion for help, and he connects with Connery's publicist, who's having a bad hair day. Will he succeed, for the little people? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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He saw. He combed. He conquered.

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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28 January 2000 (USA)  »

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Je M'Appelle Crawford  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$29,010 (USA) (28 January 2000)

Gross:

$185,577 (USA) (31 March 2000)
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Frances Fisher was originally to read for the part of Monique, a role that went to Mary McCormack. Instead Fisher opted to play Candy, the publicist. See more »

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Crawford rents a car that was apparently stolen from a Korean cook named Chokko. When Crawford visits Chokko's house, the camera pans and reveals a sign above the doorway on the ground floor displaying what seems to be 'Asian' characters. However, it's neither Korean nor any other Asian language. The characters are entirely fictitious. See more »

Quotes

Crawford Mackenzie: Sorry, Candy. I adore you, I really do. It's just that I prefer my women with a penis.
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References The Omen (1976) See more »

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Car Wreck
Written by Wes Cunningham
Performed by Wes Cunningham
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Ferguson surprises in this well-written and edited funfest
25 February 2002 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

If one were to judge the comedic or acting abilities of Craig Ferguson by his work on "The Drew Carey Show", he could easily be overlooked, passed over, or lumped in with the stereotypically smarmy and scenery-chewing English supporting character types like Christopher Hewitt (tv's Mr. Belvedere), and Daniel Davis (Butler Niles on "The Nanny).

Don't be misled. Ferguson, who is HORRIBLE on Drew Carey, is every bit as wonderful in this smart, well acted, clever and sweet mockumentary which is surprisingly not a Christpher Guest production, and luckily with no Eugene Levy in sight!

This film is a surprise, it's a sleeper, and probably did 0 box office in the US, but, give yourself a treat. Rent it, preferably with a roomful of good humored friends. An instant party!


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