PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
An Italian waiter fights off a criminal mastermind with his inherited powers of disguise.
In the film, Pistachio does an imitation of Shrek for the little boy. Shrek is voiced by Mike Myers, whom Dana Carvey is well-known for starring alongside in Wayne's World (1992) and Wayne's World 2 (1993).
Once I found an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I'll never know!
Two main revealing mistakes with the Turtle Man include: in between shots the glasses he is wearing change from being regular glasses to magnified glasses, and vice versa. And at one point when Jennifer is trying to get information from the cigar roller, you can see the bald cap Pistachio is wearing as the Turtle Man starts to come loose behind his right ear.
In the opening credits there is a book which contains three striped pages. The left pages show the cast and crew credits, the right pages figures and costumes. These stripes are turned over during the credits.
In the UK, to avoid a '12A' rating, a series of headbutts were removed. This cuts seven seconds.
$12,554,650 (USA) (4 August 2002)
$40,363,530 (USA) (24 November 2002)