Tootsie Poster

Release Date: 1982

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2001

PG|1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary
New York actor Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman) is a talented perfectionist who is so hard on himself and others that his agent (Sydney Pollack) can no longer find work for him. After a soap opera audition goes poorly, Michael reinvents himself as actress Dorothy Michaels and wins the part. What was supposed to be a short-lived role turns into a long-term contract, but when Michael falls for his castmate Julie (Jessica Lange), complications develop that could wreck everything.

Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Bill Murray, Sydney Pollack, George Gaynes

Director: Sydney Pollack

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Punch Productions, Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: New York City, Charming, Love, Amusing, Transformation, Girlfriend, 1980s, Deception, Love triangle

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Awards

Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Winner Make-Up Artist
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Winner Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Original Song Written for a Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Directing
Winner Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Sound
Nominated Film Editing
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Music (Original Song)
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Cinematography