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Trixie (2000)

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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Opening Weekend USA:

$41,620, 2 July 2000, Limited Release

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$285,618, 10 September 2000
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All of Senator Avery's (Nick Nolte) lines, except for sparse words or lines in response to conversation, are real quotes from politicians. 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: What a load of lame duck! Do who hear yourself when you speak?! Do you hear what you are saying?!
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Referenced in The Brittany Murphy Story (2014) See more »

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Perky Bossa
Written and Performed by Rick Frystak
Published by Rickdolph Music (BMI)
Courtesy of InTone Music
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Murder mystery is lighter than air
10 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

Emily Watson is a charmer: she's completely naive and innocent, but then again she's not so naive, and maybe not so innocent. She seems to understand nothing, but then she's the only one who understands it all.

Watson's tour-de-force is in playing Trixie completely straight, malapropisms and all. Yeah, the twisted idioms get tired after a while, at least until a funnier one shows up.

Definitely for art house movie lovers and not the megaplex.


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