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) (2 July 2000)

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$285,618 (USA) (10 September 2000)
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Trivia

Stephen Lang enjoyed working with costar Brittany Murphy so much, he later tried out and was cast as Sheriff Brent Marken in Cherry Falls (2000). Scheduling conflicts prevented him from playing the role and the part eventually went to veteran actor Michael Biehn. Lang later admitted the only reason he wanted to be in the film was because he would have gotten to work with Murphy again. See more »

Goofs

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: It's brains, not bullets.
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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

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Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op.82 - 2nd Movement: Romance
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by Lorraine McAslan and John Blakely
Published by Novello & Co., Ltd. (PRS)
Courtesy of ASV, Limited, London
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I love this film, and have watched it twice.
17 November 2003 | by (89118) – See all my reviews

The Trixie character is very original and inviting. Her story is amazing and touching. The verbal battle between Trixie and the Senator is complex beauty. Every performance is great by the the well casted. I found Trixie to be a warm and very interesting movie.


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