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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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Je M'Appelle Crawford  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$185,577 (USA) (31 March 2000)
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It took the casting director about 5 weeks to fill all 70 roles in the film. See more »

Goofs

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: [Crawford is showing off a new outfit] Just something I threw together. I call it... Braveheart meets Liberace-Bravache!
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References Fame (1982) See more »

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Shashkin
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Arranged by Omar Faruk Tekbilek
Performed by Omar Faruk Tekbilek
Courtesy of Celestial Harmonies
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Great movie!!!
26 April 2003 | by (Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

I love this movie so much. It has such a funny plot line and the writing is so good (Craig Ferguson, the star, wrote it). This is one of the best faux documentary movies I've ever seen. I think it also has a sweet little story about fulfilling your dreams and I love the ending. I'm also a big fan of Craig Ferguson's other work, like Saving Grace. If you liked this, I would reccomend that as well.


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