Tootsie (1982)

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1982-12-17
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 1434 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Sydney Pollack
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When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.

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  • Dustin Hoffman

    as Michael Dorsey / Dorothy Michaels
  • Jessica Lange

    as Julie Nichols
  • Teri Garr

    as Sandy
  • Dabney Coleman

    as Ron Carlisle
  • Charles Durning

    as Les Nichols
  • Bill Murray

    as Jeff Slater
  • Sydney Pollack

    as George Fields
  • George Gaynes

    as John Van Horn
  • Geena Davis

    as April
  • Doris Belack

    as Rita
  • Ellen Foley

    as Jacqui
  • Peter Gatto

    as Rick
  • Lynne Thigpen

    as Jo
  • Ronald L. Schwary

    as Phil Weintraub
  • Debra Mooney

    as Mrs. Mallory
  • Amy Lawrence

    as Amy
  • Kenny Sinclair

    as Boy
  • Susan Merson

    as Page
  • Robert D. Wilson

    as Stage Hand
  • James Carruthers

    as Middle-Aged Man
  • Estelle Getty

    as Middle-Aged Woman
  • Christine Ebersole

    as Linda
  • Bernie Pollack

    as Actor #1
  • Sam Stoneburner

    as Actor #2
  • Marjorie Lovett

    as Salesgirl
  • Barbara Spiegel

    as Billie
  • Suzanne von Schaack

    as Party girl
  • Anne Shropshire

    as Mrs. Crawley
  • Murray Schisgal

    as Party guest
  • Richard Whiting

    as Priest
  • Jim Jansen

    as Stage Manager #2
  • Tom Mardirosian

    as Stage Manager
  • Gavin Reed

    as Director
  • Annie Korzen

    as Autograph Hound
  • Ibbits Warriner

    as Autograph Hound
  • Lois de Banzie

    as Autograph Hound
  • Stephen Prutting

    as Autograph Hound
  • Tobin Bell

    as Waiter (uncredited)
  • Phillip Borsos

    as (uncredited)
  • Jim Dratfield

    as Acting Student (uncredited)
  • John Kapelos

    as Actor at Party (uncredited)
  • Joyce Worsley

    as Shocked Bystander as Dorothy Grabs a Cab (uncredited)
  • Andy Warhol

    as Himself (uncredited)
  • Pamela Lincoln

    as Secretary
  • Michael M. Ryan

    as Middle-Aged Man
Sound Rick Alexander Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Ruth Morley Costume Design
Production Lynn Stalmaster Casting
Crew Robert Garland Additional Writing
Directing Sydney Pollack Director
Production Sydney Pollack Producer
Editing William Steinkamp Editor
Production Gerald R. Molen Unit Production Manager
Costume & Make-Up Bernie Pollack Costume Supervisor
Production Ronald L. Schwary Producer
Crew Barry Levinson Additional Writing
Directing David McGiffert Assistant Director
Camera Owen Roizman Director of Photography
Directing Joseph P. Reidy Assistant Director
Editing Fredric Steinkamp Editor
Art Peter S. Larkin Production Design
Editing Jill Savitt Assistant Editor
Sound Tod A. Maitland Boom Operator
Writing Larry Gelbart Screenplay
Writing Larry Gelbart Story
Sound Dave Grusin Original Music Composer
Production Dick Richards Producer
Crew Wayne Fitzgerald Title Graphics
Crew Elaine May Additional Writing
Writing Don McGuire Story
Editing Don Brochu Assistant Editor
Production Charles Evans Executive Producer
Crew Robert Kaufman Additional Writing
Production Sylvia Fay Casting
Camera Brian Hamill Still Photographer
Writing Murray Schisgal Screenplay
Sound Les Fresholtz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Arthur Piantadosi Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Thomas C. Tonery Set Decoration
Directing Renee Bodner Script Supervisor
Crew Patrick Hogan Driver
Sound Else Blangsted Music Editor
Sound Les Lazarowitz Sound Mixer
Art Jimmy Raitt Property Master
Editing Nancy Weizer Assistant Editor