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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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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21 December 2001 (Spain)  »

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Baklövészet  »

Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$252,227 (USA) (11 October 2002)
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Trivia

Final film of Kay Tremblay. See more »

Goofs

When Finch and Micah are making their new identification papers, there is a shot where the corner of laptop that Finch is using to make the ID's is visible. The green screen on the laptop screen is visible - no post-production was done to the computer screen in that shot. See more »

Quotes

Rowdy Virago: You two cheesedicks couldn't improvise a fart after eating a three bean salad.
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References Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) See more »

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Worth seeing again and again!
6 August 2002 | by (Alexandria, VA) – See all my reviews

After seeing last falls "Happy Accidents" many times, I doubted if I would ever see another movie that made me feel the same way. I just saw "Cletis Tout" yesterday, and plan on seeing it again many times. I can't get over how imaginative the plot line, acting, and script was for this movie. Ensemble casts are the way to go in the future. Tim Allen (who is cast against type here) is a movie loving hit man who takes both old movies, and his profession extremely seriously, but alas does have a heart, as we see at the end. Christian Slater, who has to be the most underrated actor in Hollywood gets to show the world he can indeed act, and with vigor indeed. Richard Dreyfus and Portia DeRossi (who I sadly have learned is gay...darn it!) are given less to do, but handle their parts well. The real gem here is the plot, and Tim Allen's handling of his part, WOW...I hope this guy takes more roles of this type..He shine's. To any and all readers of this review...GO SEE THIS MOVIE!!!!!!


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