PG | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.
The poster just inside the door in Michael's apartment depicts an orchid (Dactylorhiza maculata). The poster belongs to a series of Swedish school posters produced in the first half of the twentieth century showing Swedish flora. It was painted by ... ...
Thank you, Gordon. Well, I cannot tell you all how deeply moved I am. I never in my wildest dreams imagined that I would be the object of so much genuine affection. It makes it all the more difficult for me to say what I'm now going to say. Yes. I ...
When Jessica Lange throws a drink in Dustin Hoffman's face, the drink can be seen splattered over the back of the man standing behind Hoffman. In the next scene, Hoffman walks up to this man and uses the back of the man's suit jacket to dry off his face. The jacket is now clearly dry.
Dustin Hoffman is credited twice: Dustin Hoffman .... Michael Dorsey Dustin Hoffman .... Dorothy Michaels
"Tootsie" was cut in the UK to remove one line of dialogue with the F word to receive a 'PG'. At that time there was no '12'certificate so uncut it would have got a '15'. For video it was classified '15' uncut. Since then the video has not be re-submitted for re-classification as a '12' so still carries a 30 year old '15' certificate with its 2016 Criterion release.
$5,540,470 (USA) (19 December 1982)
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