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The Tuxedo (2002)

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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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

27 September 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

T.U.X.  »

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$50,189,179 (USA) (6 December 2002)
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Trivia

James Brown was 69 years old at the time of filming. See more »

Goofs

When Del and Steena are in the firing range, Steena is using a Colt CAR-4 (with .223 ammo). Moments later she puts down an MP5K. See more »

Quotes

Del Blaine: Oh my God!
Jimmy Tong: Oh your God what?
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes are shown during the first part of the end credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Screw Up
Written by Robert Howes
Performed by Overseer
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Not as funny as I expected
27 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

Disappointingly, this film was a step down for both Jackie Chan and Jennifer-Love, whom I actually idolize. Chan was trying to be funny while being 'manipulated' by the tux, but turned out to be corny (at least for me). I'm not sure if he's already too old for the job, but if he goes on with his upcoming movies like that, his name will just fade away from the movie industry, and the likes of Jet Li will very much make a better replacement for him.

The movie also proved that Love-Hewitt wasn't a comedienne after all. She's no match to Reese Witherspoon when it comes to actress versatility (the latter can do both funny and sad movies). She should just stick to drama or other pretty-girl films.


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