The Tall Guy
The Tall Guy (1990)

An American actor known only as the straight man for an obnoxious British comedian -- he's the "tall guy" who's the butt of all the jokes -- struggles to find success and romance in this inconsistent but often hilarious… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 19, 2002
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
85%
Flixster
User Score
67%


Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

This is literally one of the greatest romances ever filmed. Jeff sets it up, Emma makes it brill. Now please destroy the damned American voice-over track.

Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Mel Smith's and Jeff Goldblum's finest hour

Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

The funniest bedroom scene in history (movie history, anyway!)

More reviews for The Tall Guy

Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
It has some genuinely funny moments but it feels a bit stale overall.
Sarah Burton
Awful, awful, awful.
xGary Xx
The gimmicky casting of Jeff Goldblum in an otherwise run-of-the-mill british sex comedy is the main reason that this is at all memorable. There are some… More
Sunil Jawahir
Pretty clever. Jeff Goldblum and Emma Thompson have great chemistry.
William Goss
Mild screwball rom-com is neither that romantic, nor that comedic.