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Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)

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Cletis Tout is a comedy about mistaken identities, a hit man who sees everything in terms of the movies and a twenty year old diamond heist.

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Cletis Tout is a comedy about mistaken identities, a hit man who sees everything in terms of the movies and a twenty year old diamond heist.

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Getting the alias was half the battle. Surviving it is the other.

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Rated R for language, some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

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21 December 2001 (Spain)  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)

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$64,867 (USA) (26 July 2002)

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$252,227 (USA) (11 October 2002)
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Sarah Michelle Gellar was offered the Portia de Rossi role, but turned it down. See more »

Goofs

During the father-daughter train ride to hide the box (set in the 1970s), the two locomotives shown are in CSX paint. The railroad CSX was not formed until July 1, 1986 as a renaming of the Seaboard System Railroad and Chessie System into one entity. CSX never had passenger service. See more »

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Rowdy Virago: You two cheesedicks couldn't improvise a fart after eating a three bean salad.
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References Sunset Blvd. (1950) See more »

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A Worthwhile Diversion
8 June 2002 | by (Rawlins, Wyoming) – See all my reviews

Not that this would stick in your head, but...it's an enjoyable caper movie. We get to see TIm Allen playing against type, Christian Slater doing his eyebrow thing), Richard Dreyfuss as a wizened mentor (sort of a criminal Yoda), and Portia DeRossi looking gorgeous.

The story is mostly told in flashback form, as a bound Christian Slater relates his tale to hitman Allen. It's predictable at times, but worth a look, especially on video. I understand it hasn't had a wide theatrical release in the US yet, and that makes a certain amount of sense. It's just not violent or flashy enough for the average US filmgoer. Oh well. Everyone's missing out on a good natured, likable film.

Best line, from Allen to Slater: "Has anyone ever told you you sound EXACTLY like Jack Nicholson?"


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