The Tall Guy
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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 comedy. The actor (Jeff Goldblum) faces numerous indiginities after he is fired from his job, ultimately landing the lead role in a musical based on the story of the Elephant Man -- called, of course, "Elephant!". The climactic staging of the piece is a merciless skewering of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "serious" musicals. Rowan Atkinson… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Gregory Weinkauf, New Times
"Mel Smith's and Jeff Goldblum's finest hour"
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"The funniest bedroom scene in history (movie history, anyway!)"
‑ Nell Minow, Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
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