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The Master of Disguise (2002)

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An Italian waiter fights off a criminal mastermind with his inherited powers of disguise.
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A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped Fabbrizio's former arch-enemy, Devlin Bowman, a criminal mastermind in an attempt to steal the world's most precious treasures from around the world. And it's up to Pistachio to track down Bowman and save his family before Bowman kills them! Written by Anthony Pereyra (hypersonic91@yahoo.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


He can get into any disguise... getting out is another story. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language and some crude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

2 August 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Meister der Verwandlung  »

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Box Office


$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,554,650 (USA) (2 August 2002)


$40,363,530 (USA) (22 November 2002)

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


To date, Dana Carvey's last starring role in a film until the Adam Sandler comedy Jack and Jill (2011). See more »


When Pistachio does a back flip onto the platform where Jennifer is chained, in some shots, one can clearly see the wires connected to his belt. See more »


[From trailer]
Devlin Bowman: I think it's time for you to go.
Pistachio Disguisey: [Making talking gesture with hand] This is what you're doing...
[Closes hand]
Pistachio Disguisey: this is what I want you to do.
Devlin Bowman: Did you just tell me to shut up?
Pistachio Disguisey: Yes.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits there is a book which contains three striped pages. The left pages show the cast and crew credits, the right pages figures and costumes. These stripes are turned over during the credits. See more »


Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #30.8 (2003) See more »


Don't Stop (Doin' It)
Written by Louis Biancaniello, Anastacia (as Anastacia L. Newkirk) and Sam Watters (as Samuel Watters)
Performed by Anastacia
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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28 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sitting through this movie is completely worthless because everything that appears to be funny is in the trailer. I went expecting to see Dana Carvey go crazy with all kinds of disguises, but he is in costume for only the last 20 minutes or so, and basically every single one of the disguises is in the trailer. Don't waste your time, watch something else.

Elements of the plot that attempt to keep the movie going for the first hour are immature and crude. It isn't suitable for young kids and adults have nothing to laugh at. Nothing is clever or creative. The movie is a sad jumble of wasted film. Unfortunate the Carvey submitted himself to such a production.

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