Tiptoes (2003)

R  |   |  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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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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It's the Little Things in Life that Matter.


Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »





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Kisördögök  »

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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 »


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 »


Carol: So you had a circle jerk with a bunch of little people? I would love to see that!
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Referenced in Dinner for Five: Episode #3.8 (2004) See more »


Music and Lyrics by Curt Sobel and Gary Schreiner
Recorded by Peter Dowdall
Mixed by Michael Golub
Performed by Taylor McLam
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How did they ever get funding for this?
7 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is quite possibly the worst film I have ever seen. The writing is both bizarre and predictable. The film has very little flow and except for Peter Dinklage all of the performances are stiff. I sincerely hope that Bill Weiner never picks up a pen again. I really do not understand how such big names could have been involved in what is effectively an after school special. There are a few scenes that qualify as funny in a campy sort of way, but the overall effect is that of sentimental schlock. I find myself deeply ambivalent about the characters; they were simply too idiotic and immature to connect with effectively. I regret not turning this film off half-way through; it represents an hour and a half of my life that I will never get back.

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