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Rewind Archive"Tootsie" was a huge hit at the box office, Grossed $177.2m in the US alone.
Rewind ArchiveBill Murray agreed to omit his name from the opening credits to prevent audiences expecting a "Bill Murray" movie along the lines of Meatballs or Caddyshack.
Thanks to John Edward KilduffThis movie was memorably spoofed on an episode of Steven Spielberg's early-90s cartoon "Tiny Toon Adventures". The episode was "Thirteensomething", written by Sherri Stoner, and it involved the character of Babs Bunny trying to pass herself off as human on a soap opera. Several lines from "Tootsie" are even directly quoted.
Rewind ArchiveDirector Cameo: Sydney Pollack as Michael's agent, George Fields.
Rewind ArchiveDustin Hoffman is credited twice:
Dustin Hoffman .... Michael Dorsey
Dustin Hoffman .... Dorothy Michaels
Rewind ArchiveOther Taglines:
Desperate, he took a female role and became a star. If only he could tell the woman he loves.
What do you get when you cross a hopelessly straight starving actor with a dynamite red sequined dress? You get America's hottest new actress.
Can you keep a secret? In the next 72 hours, this desperate, unemployed actor will secretly audition for the lead of a soap opera. And become America's hottest new actress.
This Is a Hell of a Way To Make a Living.
There's often fake stuff floating round, y'know? -Like the 'ghost boy' that can allegedly be seen in "Three Men And A Baby".
But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Tootsie".
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1982 Columbia Pictures
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