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Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (1999)

Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England ... See full summary »

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Lawrence Jordan (as Larry Jordan)

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Eddie Izzard

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Eddie Izzard
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Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England and of Western empires, and the need for a European dream. Along the way, he dramatizes Dr. Heimlich's search for a maneuver, the naming of Engelbert Humperdinck, Scooby and Shaggy as archetypes, Neil Armstrong on the moon, society's tolerance of mass murderers, how we sing anthems and carols, Hollywood adapting British films, JFK's trip to Berlin, thoughts on puberty, and how to work schoolbook-French phrases into Parisian conversation. Closeups catch the glint in his eye and his carefully-applied make-up. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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English | French | German | Spanish

Release Date:

13 June 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Эдди Иззард: Убийственный наряд See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA

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Ella Communications Ltd. See more »
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Color
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Trivia

Eddie Izzard says subsumed when he means subdued. See more »

Quotes

Eddie: Squirrels always eat nuts with two hands, always two hands, "arararar", and occasionally, they stop and
[gasps, starts, then pauses and looks around, wide-eyed]
Eddie: go, oh, uh, ah, as if they're going, "Did I leave the gas on? No! No, I'm a fucking squirrel!" And occasionally they go, "Fucking nuts! Fed up with them always... I long for a grapefruit." Yeah. So, that's very much like the army.
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References Speed (1994) See more »

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Alcatraz Jazz
Performed by T. Risse
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A truly intelligent comedian!
15 December 2000 | by ophelia_1969See all my reviews

This was one of the funniest stand-up shows I'd ever seen. Eddie Izzard is a comedian, but one a whole other level. His humor is much more sophisticated and intelligent than that of other young stand-ups today. With the use of a few foul words, like describing Hitler as a "Mass Murdering Fuck-Head", he covers everything from Theology and religious history to Star Wars and his childhood. I found this to be much more more entertaining that say Martin Lawrence or Andrew Dice Clay. However, since his comedy is that of an intelligent nature, those with minimum intelligent should stick to "must-see tv" and game shows. I highly recommend this to the true intellects of the world!

I give this ****!


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