A mysterious serial killer is shocking the underworld. Scotland Yard is investigating the case. Clues lead the detectives to Blackwhite Castle.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oliver Kalkofe ...
Bastian Pastewka ...
Very Long / Rosenverkäufer
Tanja Wenzel ...
Miss Pennymarket
Olli Dittrich ...
Dieter Dubinsky
Thomas Heinze ...
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Doris Dubinsky
Thomas Fritsch ...
Earl of Cockwood
Christoph Maria Herbst ...
Wolfgang Völz ...
Sir John
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Der taube Jack
Lars Rudolph ...
Smeerlap
Eva Ebner ...
Miss Drycunt
Oliver Welke ...
Dr. Brinkman
André Meyer ...
Pommi
Daniel Steiner ...
Fritti
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A mysterious serial killer is shocking the underworld. Scotland Yard is investigating the case. Clues lead the detectives to Blackwhite Castle.

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Er kommt (He's coming) See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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20 May 2004 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

The Trixxer  »

Box Office

Budget:

€4,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,685,427 (Germany) (21 May 2004)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Oliver Hirschbiegel visited the director and the editor of this film during the cutting process (he was cutting his film Downfall (2004) in the editing room next door) and was shown some scenes - especially those of Butler Alfons Hatler. See more »

Goofs

When the box in the harbor opens and the girl-group "No Angels" runs out of the box screaming, one member (Nadja Benaissa) can still be seen in the right-hand corner of the screen, trying to hide behind a pole. Her knee was hurt, so she couldn't run like the other girls. See more »

Quotes

Butler Alfons Hatler: [After the wixxer poisoned himself] Bah! Rogues killing themselves, only because their plans to rule the world went down the drain - I can't accept that!
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Crazy Credits

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Featured in German Grusel - Die Edgar Wallace-Serie (2011) See more »

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The Wizard
Music and Lyrics by Carl Smyth
© 1999 by EMI Music Publishing Limited
By courtesy of EMI Music Publishing Germany GmbH & Co. KG
Performed by Right Said Fred feat. Doris Dubinsky
By courtesy of Ministry Of Sound
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Very stylish
28 May 2004 | by (Düsseldorf Germany) – See all my reviews

I did enjoy this film a lot. It's a very stylish parody of many different films and types of film, including The Matrix, The Silence of the Lambs, westerns, film noir - especially the Edgar Wallace black-and-white films.

I liked the gags - even some of the more puerile ones - and there were a few twists and turns in the plot, too. I'd even consider going to see it a second time.

The acting was well done, the scenes were well set up and the casting was great, too. I was quite impressed with the opening credits. The only criticism I have is that the out-takes during the end credits weren't as funny as those in Jackie Chan films.


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