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Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)

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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diamond | heist | independent film | See All (3) »

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

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Comedy | Crime

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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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Baklövészet  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

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$64,867 (USA) (28 July 2002)

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$252,227 (USA) (13 October 2002)
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Trivia

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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Features The Great Escape (1963) See more »

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And why does everybody hate him?
30 July 2002 | by (Wheeling, IL) – See all my reviews

Tim Allen plays a hit-man who loves movies and kills time before killing Slater by listening to Slater tell his story. The catch, although I doubt Slater believes it, is that if Allen enjoys the story enough, he might let Slater go.

This is a fun, light-hearted crime movie. Not the greatest movie of all time, I can easily think of many films worse that the critics loved. This film on the other hand is distinguised by virtue of getting one of the worst ratings on Rotten Tomatoes I have ever seen. Coupled with an extremely small distribution, this film has zero chance of ever making one cent, but if you get the chance, check it out.


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