The Tall Guy


1h 32m 1989

Brief Synopsis

Romantic comedy about an insecure American actor in London who, after years being a comic's straight man, is finally cast in a smash hit.

Film Details

Also Known As
Tall Guy
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Distribution Company
CINEPLEX ODEON FILMS/MIRAMAX
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

Romantic comedy about an insecure American actor in London who, after years being a comic's straight man, is finally cast in a smash hit.

Film Details

Also Known As
Tall Guy
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Distribution Company
CINEPLEX ODEON FILMS/MIRAMAX
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States September 21, 1990

Released in United States Fall September 21, 1990

Wide Release in United States October 12, 1990

Released in United States on Video April 3, 1991

Released in United States 1989

Released in United States September 11, 1989

Released in United States October 1989

Released in United States March 10, 1990

Released in United States July 13, 1990

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 23 - March 3, 1989.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 11-June 4, 1989.

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (Young Cinema) September 29 - October 8, 1989.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 11, 1989.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 12 & 13, 1989.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 10, 1990.

Shown at Wine Country Film Festival July 13, 1990.

Directorial debut for performer Mel Smith.

Completed shooting October 3, 1988.

Began shooting August 21, 1988.

Limited Release in United States September 21, 1990

Released in United States Fall September 21, 1990

Wide Release in United States October 12, 1990

Released in United States 1989 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 23 - March 3, 1989.)

Released in United States 1989 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 11-June 4, 1989.)

Released in United States 1989 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (Young Cinema) September 29 - October 8, 1989.)

Released in United States 1989 (Shown at AFI European Community Film Festival in Washington, DC June 8-26, 1989; in Los Angeles June 23-29, 1989; in Minneapolis July 1-24, 1989.)

Released in United States September 11, 1989 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 11, 1989.)

Released in United States October 1989 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 12 & 13, 1989.)

Released in United States March 10, 1990 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 10, 1990.)

Released in United States July 13, 1990 (Shown at Wine Country Film Festival July 13, 1990.)

Released in United States on Video April 3, 1991