Flawless (1999)

R   |    |  Comedy, Crime, Drama


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An ultraconservative security guard suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons, with the drag queen next door.


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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman in Flawless (1999)
  • Robert De Niro and Wanda De Jesus in Flawless (1999)
  • Robert De Niro and Joel Schumacher in Flawless (1999)
  • Robert De Niro and Philip Seymour Hoffman in Flawless (1999)
  • Robert De Niro in Flawless (1999)

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7 February 2001 | blanche-2
9
| fun, poignant, with great performances
I saw this film on a plane and thoroughly enjoyed it, particularly the performance of Philip Seymour Hoffmann whom I found spectacular as a lonely, vulnerable, witty drag queen reaching out to recent stroke victim, homophobic DeNiro. The two of them were marvelous - and the end of the film had an outtake of Hoffmann and DeNiro practicing "The Name Game" that alone was worth the entire movie. There were certainly stereotypes among the minor characters but the plot was good and so was the acting. My acting teacher used to describe plays/films like "Virginia Wolff" as love stories. Using his criteria of two people coming together, sharing experiences and touching each other's hearts - Flawless certainly qualifies as an atypical love story.

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,590,155 28 November 1999

Gross USA:

$4,488,529

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,488,529

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