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The Master of Disguise (2002)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 2 August 2002 (USA)
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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)

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

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Comedy | Family

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

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2 August 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Meister der Verwandlung  »

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Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler turned down the role of Pistachio Disguisey (though Sandler remained as a producer). Dana Carvey then decided to take on the role. See more »

Goofs

After the fight in the restaurant, Jennifer is standing by the table with nothing in her hands. As they turn to leave she suddenly holds an envelope. See more »

Quotes

Trent: What kind of crap are you filling his head with?
Pistachio Disguisey: Uh, the nice-ness?
Trent: "The nice-ness?" You are trying to horn in in my action, aren't cha?
Pistachio Disguisey: [Imitates Trent] You are trying to horn in in my action, aren't cha?
Trent: What?
[Looks away and back]
Trent: Are you mocking me?
Pistachio Disguisey: [Imitates Trent] What?
[Looks away and back]
Pistachio Disguisey: Are you mocking me?
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Crazy Credits

During the final credits, there are scenes from a wedding between Pistachio Disguisey and Jennifer, as well as Dana Carvey hamming it up in several disguises, some 'bloopers', and Dana acting out scenes from other movies/shows. See more »

Connections

References The Mask (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Walking On Sunshine
Written by Kimberley Rew
Performed by Katrina & The Waves
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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10 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough that I got to watch this film on a road trip in someone else's car, as opposed to wasting 90 minutes of my own time (as well as a couple bucks). If you are forced to watch this film, that is probably the only time you should waste watching it. It tries to be funny, but fails miserably. I believe one review I read of it said that it disguised its funny moments better than the main character disguised himself. Sadly, that's the complete truth. Adults, you will find nothing here that's amusing, unless you're really into totally lame, flat jokes. Kids, you will neither find anything amusing in the movie, as the actors are not funny enough to entice any one of any age. The direction was also poor, and the crude humor was (as is in most movies) pointless and dumb. I felt embarrassed just watching it. Skip this movie, and you will miss nothing.


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