The Tall Guy
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Dexter King (Jeff Goldblum) is an actor who spends his nights on-stage in London's West End as a comedic punching bag for obnoxiously self-centered comedian Ron Anderson (Rowan Atkinson). He gets hit in the head with hammers, he trips, and he stands by dumbly as Anderson gets all the laughs. His home life is little different. His roommate, Carmen (Geraldine James), is a nymphomaniac, so he's always surprised by naked men parading through the kitchen in the morning. A chance meeting with lovely nurse Kate Lemon (Emma Thompson) and a tryout for the lead in a new Andrew Lloyd Webber-ish… More
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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