The Big Tease
The Big Tease (2000)

Craig Ferguson, best known to American audiences as Mr. Wick, the conniving boss who loves to fire people on The Drew Carey Show, co-wrote and starred in this mock-documentary about Crawford Mackenzie, Scotland's leading hairdresser.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 26, 2000
DVD Release Date: July 18, 2000
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Big Tease may be predictable, but the buoyant performances keep you laughing once you give in to the silliness.

Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz

Crawford's such a good-hearted guy, you can't help but want a cut from his clippers.

Stephen Holden
New York Times


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Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

There are films that succeed in spite of themselves and there are films that remain well-meaning, slightly interesting failures. Lodged somewhere between these two related poles is The Big Tease, a slight, breezy comedy with carefree independent fi

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Robert Horton

Does a lot of little stuff right.

Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

A sampling of previous crowd-pleasers.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The Big Tease is about a flamboyant Scottish hairdresser who travels to Los Angeles to compete the World Freestyle Hairdressing Championship. Believe it or not, it's worse than it sounds.

Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

Directed by Briton Kevin Allen (Twin Town) with just the right light touch.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Crawford is engaging as what he calls 'Rocky in Curlers,' though he wears out his welcome by the end.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Some of the jokes are obvious and fall flat, but others work their sly charm on you.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Winning little comedy. Ferguson is immensely likable in the lead.
Steve K
Light hearted, very amiable fake documentary following a Scottish hairdresser's entry into a prestigious hair dressing competition in L.A. Might have been… More
Leo L
A favorite. Call me nuts, but I like this movie for its hilarity.