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The Tuxedo (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  27 September 2002 (USA)
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A hapless chauffer must take a comatosed secret agent's place using his special gadget-laden tuxedo.

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Storyline

Jimmy Tong is just a lowly chauffeur for millionaire Clark Devlin, until Devlin has an accident that puts him in the hospital. Tong is sent back to fetch some things for Devlin and unknowingly tries on Devlin's tuxedo and finds that it gives extraordinary powers to anyone that dons the suit. This discovery thrusts Tong into world of international intrigue and espionage and pairs him with an inexperienced partner. Written by Tim Salazar

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Class. Action. Suit. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for action violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,051,028 (USA) (27 September 2002)

Gross:

$288,760 (Japan) (14 March 2003)
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Trivia

The first time Jimmy takes Clark Devlin to the hospital, he meets a woman who keeps asking for "Dr. Angelo" When Jimmy visits Clark, the same woman can be heard over the loudspeaker asking for Dr. Angelo. See more »

Goofs

In the fight scene on top of the tower at the docks, there is one brief shot in which Del Blaine is standing at the railing with her back to the camera while Jimmy fights behind her with a rope round his neck. During this shot, it can clearly be seen that the background is actually a plain black studio curtain rather than the night sky. See more »

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Winton Chalmers: Life's a bitch.
Del Blaine: He didn't drown, if that makes life any less bitchy.
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Outtakes are shown during the first part of the end credits. See more »


Soundtracks

El Mambo
Written & Performed by Bravetti & Castelli
Courtesy of Dimelo! Latin Dance Records
By Arrangement with Latin Music Entertainment, Inc.
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Very Silly, But Fun & Fast-Moving
8 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you enjoyed Jim Carrey's "The Mask," you might enjoy this Jackie Chan film. It has a similar storyline but instead of a mask, it's a suit someone puts on and receives some supernatural powers.

It's all extremely silly but with a lot of slapstick and outrageous scenes, you are going to get some great laugh-out-loud scenes and some really stupid not-funny stuff....especially in a Chan movie. Jackie is an amazing man, with the stunts he can do at his age.

Meanwhile, Jennifer Love Hewitt is easy on the eyes, especially showing us her body, but her character in here is pretty lame. The whole movie is pretty brainless but if you don't care and just want some laughs and be entertained, this serves its purpose. It's certainly a fast-moving 99 minutes and there's nothing wrong with that.


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