R | | Comedy
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.
Director Mike Nichols had to be covered by a sound blanket during the toast scene because he was laughing too loud.
Agador! Where is Starina? She goes on in 5 minutes!
Position of the wine bottle changes in Val's hand as he talks with Armand. Then after Val sets the bottle down, we see the back label in all the two-shots of Val and Armand and the front label in the one-shots of Val.
In the November 12, 1998 ABC-TV network airing of The Birdcage (1996), approximately 13 minutes of added footage was restored to the film:
£3,673,343 (UK) (17 May 1996)