Tootsie Synopsis
Out-of-work actor Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman) becomes soap-opera star Dorothy Michaels.
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100

Variety

By Todd McCarthy
Remarkably funny and entirely convincing, film pulls off the rare accomplishment of being an in-drag comedy which also emerges with...
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100

Boston Globe

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Tootsie, the story of a man who liberates himself by masquerading as a woman, is the funniest, most revealing comedy since "Annie Hall."...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This movie gets you coming and going.
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100

Time

By Richard Schickel
This year's miracle is called Tootsie. It is not just the best comedy of the year; it is popular art on the way to becoming cultural...
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80

Empire

As hilarious as it is touching and tasteful at the same time, Tootsie will offend no one and uplift anyone who watches it.
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63

TV Guide

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Rather than confront what it sets up, it takes the one joke and runs - till it runs out of steam.
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60

Chicago Reader

By Dave Kehr
There are several solid laughs and some excellent supporting performances. But this is a film to be wary of.
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Tootsie review

By jodyandcobee
could it be, one of the greatest?...

TOOTSIE

By lugubriousthespian
In an era of mind-numbingly BAD comedies, it is again SO refreshing to visit the characters & complications that inhabit Sydney Pollack's marvelous 1982 film Tootsie. Starring Dustin Hoffman in a...

My review of Tootsie?

By jwelch5742
This movie was very good. Wonderful Performance for Jessica Lange....

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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Touching romantic comedy with a twist.
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