An eccentric, unconventional woman whose naive aspirations to rise from her job as a security guard to full-fledged private eye lead her into a tangled PL: mess.

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Emily Watson stars as Trixie, an eccentric woman who aspires to quit her job as a security guard and become a private detective. However, comedy intervenes and the mess begins... Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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The only crime she couldn't solve was the murder of the English language


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Rated R for some language, sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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$41,620 (USA) (30 June 2000)

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ESP 16,198,370 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Drummond Avery (Nick Nolte) is a state senator of an undisclosed state. The term of office and district represented are unknown. See more »

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The Senator in this movie was a "state" senator not federal. Therefore he did not need to be 30 years old and his terms did not have to be 6 years. So there was no goof. See more »

Quotes

Trixie: You gotta grab the bull by the tail and look it in the eye.
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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

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The Late Late Show
Written by Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Performed by Nathan Lane
Published by Chappell & Co. (ASCAP)
o/b/o/ Stratford Music Corporation
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This movie hurt to watch....but it was worth it man.
17 June 2002 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Ok - I have to admit....this movie was painful. Just painful to sit there and take all those mixed metaphors like punches to the head. BUT...I stumbled across this movie on a Sunday afternoon. Never heard of it..no expectations, etc. And actually had a good time watching it. My wife hated it (so she says) but we both laughed and kept rolling our eyes at each other throughout the movie. It was like reading a trashy novel...the characters were total stereotypes (the young, good looking womanizer (trying to have a heart of gold), the drunk, corrupt senator (always grabbing ass, etc) and of course the favorite - the bumbling, almost moronic detective making it all happen -kind of like a female Inspector Clouseau only with less physical humor and more verbal humor. Some of the words that came out of her mouth were really funny - like "I woke up unconscious" and my personal favorite, "Do you think I have a ace up my hole?" I wouldn't go out of your way to see this movie but if you come across it one afternoon....see how long you can stand it :)


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