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The Tuxedo (2002)

A hapless chauffeur must take a comatose secret agent's place using his special gadget-laden tuxedo.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jimmy Tong
... Del Blaine
... Clark Devlin
... Steena
... Dietrich Banning
... Dr. Simms
... Cheryl
... Mitch
... Rogers
... Kells
... Vic
Scott Wickware ... CSA Agent Wallace
... CSA Agent Joel
... CSA Agent Randa
Scott Yaphe ... CSA Agent Gabe
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Storyline

Jimmy Tong is just a lowly chauffeur for millionaire Clark Devlin, until Devlin has an accident that puts him in the hospital. Tong is sent back to fetch some things for Devlin and unknowingly tries on Devlin's tuxedo and finds that it gives extraordinary powers to anyone that dons the suit. This discovery thrusts Tong into world of international intrigue and espionage and pairs him with an inexperienced partner. Written by Tim Salazar

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He's Not Looking For Trouble... He's Wearing It. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for action violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 September 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

T.U.X.  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,051,028, 29 September 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$50,547,998

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$104,391,623
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Trivia

When Jimmy goes through Mr. Devlin's address book looking for "Walter Strider", he finds phone numbers for Claudia Schiffer, Norman Schwarzkopf, Stephen Sondheim, and George M. Steinbrenner III. All of the numbers have special characters inserted to ensure that they are not real numbers that people might try to call. See more »

Goofs

In the fight scene on top of the tower at the docks, there is one brief shot in which Del Blaine is standing at the railing with her back to the camera while Jimmy fights behind her with a rope round his neck. During this shot, it can clearly be seen that the background is actually a plain black studio curtain rather than the night sky. See more »

Quotes

Clark Devlin: Never touch my tuxedo.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes are shown during the first part of the end credits. See more »

Connections

References Spider-Man (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Exploration of Space
Written by Stefan Bossems, Claus Terhoeven & Andre Wevers
Performed by Cosmic Gate
Courtesy of Radikal Records, Inc.
Under license from Radikal Records & EMI Electrola
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Not as funny as I expected
27 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

Disappointingly, this film was a step down for both Jackie Chan and Jennifer-Love, whom I actually idolize. Chan was trying to be funny while being 'manipulated' by the tux, but turned out to be corny (at least for me). I'm not sure if he's already too old for the job, but if he goes on with his upcoming movies like that, his name will just fade away from the movie industry, and the likes of Jet Li will very much make a better replacement for him.

The movie also proved that Love-Hewitt wasn't a comedienne after all. She's no match to Reese Witherspoon when it comes to actress versatility (the latter can do both funny and sad movies). She should just stick to drama or other pretty-girl films.


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