The Big Tease (2000)

The Big Tease (2000)

The Big Tease



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

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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. When Crawford receives an invitation to Los Angeles for the World Freestyle Hairstyling Championships, he eagerly hops the first flight to America, with a camera crew in tow to record his triumphant debut in the States. Once he arrives, he learns that he was invited … More

Rating: R (for language)
Genre: Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Craig Ferguson, Sacha Gervasi
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 18, 2000


as Martin

as Dunstan

as Gareth

as Beasie Mackenzie

as himself

as Gretle

as Senga Magoogan

as Elegant Woman

as Betty Fuego

as Dianne Abbott

as Cop Driver

as Bear Suit Person

as Bunny Suit Person

as Chicken Suit Person

as Reindeer Suit Person

as Constance

as Dave London

as Skateboard Kid

as Monique's Receptioni...

as Dick Miyake

as Johnny Darjerling

as Bob Flaps

as Frank Wad

as TV Reporter

as Margaret Sim

as Mr. Patel

as Police Officer

as Hotel Receptionist

as TV Anchor

as As Herself

as As Himself

as Judge No. 2

as Judge No. 3

as Judge No. 4

as Judge No. 5

as Stig's Hair Model

as Dick Miyake's Hair M...

as Dave London's Hair M...

as Young Valhenna Woman

as Angry Hedge Man

as Ronnie the `Beefeate...

as TV Reporter
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Critic Reviews for The Big Tease

All Critics (54) | Top Critics (19)

Although it has its moments, The Big Tease doesn't fulfill its potential.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Top Critic


Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Top Critic

A sub-sitcom stretched to an interminable 85 minutes.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Village Voice
Top Critic

Likely to vanish from theaters in a blink.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
Top Critic

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

January 1, 2000
Mr. Showbiz
Top Critic

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

January 1, 2000
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for The Big Tease

Winning little comedy. Ferguson is immensely likable in the lead.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer


Light hearted, very amiable fake documentary following a Scottish hairdresser's entry into a prestigious hair dressing competition in L.A. Might have been too light for it's own good, but Ferguson is so ingratiating that he makes it a joy to watch.

Steve K

Super Reviewer


A favorite. Call me nuts, but I like this movie for its hilarity.

Leo L

Super Reviewer

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