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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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1,000 Faces... And Not A Single Clue. See more »

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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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$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$24,194 (South Africa) (7 March 2003)
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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 »

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When Pistachio gets out of the cherry pie, he is covered in cherries and cherry juice, yet when he runs away from the guards, he leaves no cherry juice footprints. See more »

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Grandfather Disguisey: Did you ask Jeeves?
Pistachio Disguisey: Yes but no such luck.
Grandfather Disguisey: When you were on the roof... did you hear something like this?
[Slaps Pistachio]
Pistachio Disguisey: Yes exactly that. But without the pain on my face. We have a clue!
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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 »

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Spoofs The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Irresistible
Written by Anders Bagge , Pam Sheyne (as Pamela Shayne) and Arnthor Birgisson
Performed by Jessica Simpson
Courtesy of Columbia 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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