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R| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Following a successful prison break, two thieves, Finch (Christian Slater), who is skilled in the art of forgery and fraud, and Micah (Richard Dreyfuss), a jewel thief, set out to recover diamonds acquired in a heist some twenty years earlier. After arranging new identities they are thrust into a life-threatening situation when the Mob mistakes Finch for murdered journalist, Cletis Tout.

Cast: Christian Slater , Tim Allen , Portia de Rossi , Richard Dreyfuss , Billy Connolly , Peter MacNeil , Elias Zarou , Richard Chevolleau

Director: Chris Ver Wiel

Genres: Thriller, Comedy

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Who is Cletis Tout? (2001)

Release Date: July 26th, 2002|1 hr. 32 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a respectable B- movie -- airy, inconsequential and a little too cute at times, but fairly entertaining all the same. show more

  • 25
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    It all makes the head spin -- in the direction of the exit sign. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    There was a lot I liked in Cletis Tout, including the performances and the very audacity of details like the magic tricks and the carrier pigeons. But it seemed a shame that the writer and director, Chris Ver Wiel, took a perfectly sound story idea and complicated it into an exercise in style. Less is more. show more

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