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Tiptoes (2003)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  January 2004 (USA)
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Two brothers - a dwarf (Rolfe) and one normal-sized (Steve). When Steve's girlfriend Carol becomes pregnant, the pair are fearful that the baby will inherit the dwarfism gene. Matters are ... See full summary »

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Carol
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Lucy
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Kitty Katz
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Bobby Barry
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Jerry Robin Jr.
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Storyline

Two brothers - a dwarf (Rolfe) and one normal-sized (Steve). When Steve's girlfriend Carol becomes pregnant, the pair are fearful that the baby will inherit the dwarfism gene. Matters are complicated still further when she finds herself falling in love with Rolfe. Written by Earl Baker

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dwarf | little people | twin | baby | artist | See more »

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It's the Little Things in Life that Matter.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Director Matthew Bright was fired after he turned in his cut, and the whole film was then re-edited. Peter Dinklage has said the original director's cut, which screened in Austin, TX, was "gorgeous", but the people who fired Bright "ruined the movie". See more »

Goofs

At the Saharan hotel, when Lucy adjusts Maurice's back her round suitcase displays a 'love yourself' label reading right-side-up. In the next shot the label is missing. And then, when Lucy goes to pour another drink, the label is shown again reading upside-down. See more »

Quotes

Carol: So you had a circle jerk with a bunch of little people? I would love to see that!
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Connections

Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.12 (2012) See more »

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Music and Lyrics by Curt Sobel and Gary Schreiner
Mixed by Michael Golub
Performed by John Margolis
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"Snow White" in reverse
10 December 2003 | by (Glasgow, Scotland) – See all my reviews

Some great physical acting from Gary Oldman and an excellent cast of dwarves cannot lift this formulaic inversion of the "Snow White" story. What is clearly a PC motivated movie also suffers from risible plotting, horrificly inappropriate dialogue about dwarves circle jerking, and offensive racism against Palestinians and Blacks who are portrayed respectively as dwarf-beating brutes or men who cannot control their animal urges. The overall effect of this hotpotch of worthy motives, dreadful writing, and journeyman directing is that the viewer feels like they are watching a train wreck in slow motion. In fact this movie is so bad it's destined to become a cult classic as one of the worst movies of all time. And before you think it I don't have "a problem with little people" and I "don't need a shrink"!


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