History Film / MrsDoubtfire

10th Dec '16 6:12:14 PM dsneybuf
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A rare TwelfthNightAdventure in western media. Based on the book ''Madame Doubtfire''[[note]]called ''Alias Madame Doubtfire'' in the USA[[/note]] by Anne Fine, this was one of Robin Williams' biggest hits and finished its theatrical run 2nd behind ''Film/HomeAlone'' (another Chris Columbus film) as the highest-grossing live-action comedy of all time. The film won the Academy Award for Best Makeup and the Golden Globe for Best Comedy. It is ranked #67 on AFI's list of top 100 funniest films and #40 on Bravo's list of "100 Funniest Movies of All Time."

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A rare TwelfthNightAdventure in western media. Based on the book ''Madame Doubtfire''[[note]]called ''Alias Madame Doubtfire'' in the USA[[/note]] by Anne Fine, this was one of Robin Williams' biggest hits and finished its theatrical run 2nd behind ''Film/HomeAlone'' (another Chris Columbus film) as the highest-grossing live-action comedy of all time. The film won the Academy Award for Best Makeup and the Golden Globe for Best Comedy. It is ranked #67 on AFI's list of top 100 funniest films and #40 on Bravo's list of "100 Funniest Movies of All Time."
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5th Dec '16 7:57:23 PM gjjones
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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: "Oh no, I killed the bastard!"

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: When Mrs. Doubtfire realizes that Stu is choking from the shrimp with the cayenne pepper, she quips, "Oh no, I killed the bastard!"
3rd Nov '16 8:34:51 PM nombretomado
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A rare TwelfthNightAdventure in western media. Based on the book ''Madame Doubtfire''[[note]]called ''Alias Madame Doubtfire'' in the USA[[/note]] by Anne Fine, this was one of Robin Williams' biggest hits and finished its theatrical run 2nd behind ''HomeAlone'' (another Chris Columbus film) as the highest-grossing live-action comedy of all time. The film won the Academy Award for Best Makeup and the Golden Globe for Best Comedy. It is ranked #67 on AFI's list of top 100 funniest films and #40 on Bravo's list of "100 Funniest Movies of All Time."

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A rare TwelfthNightAdventure in western media. Based on the book ''Madame Doubtfire''[[note]]called ''Alias Madame Doubtfire'' in the USA[[/note]] by Anne Fine, this was one of Robin Williams' biggest hits and finished its theatrical run 2nd behind ''HomeAlone'' ''Film/HomeAlone'' (another Chris Columbus film) as the highest-grossing live-action comedy of all time. The film won the Academy Award for Best Makeup and the Golden Globe for Best Comedy. It is ranked #67 on AFI's list of top 100 funniest films and #40 on Bravo's list of "100 Funniest Movies of All Time."
3rd Nov '16 11:04:02 AM piraml
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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: An extremely awkward one. In the opening scene, Daniel quits his job in protest of a cartoon having a cute little bird smoking a cigarette. So we're supposed to sympathize with him because he stands up for his principles. Except it was 1993, not 1953. No children's cartoon in the world would've glamorized smoking at that time, much less any station air it. Were it not for this scene, we would've been introduced to Daniel losing (another) job, ignoring his wife's wish not to throw a party for a grounded child, and destroying the house with a wild party. It would've been hard not to side with Miranda with the irresponsible husband and father angle. But because he's opposed to kids smoking, he must be a good guy.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: An extremely awkward one. In the opening scene, Daniel quits his job in protest of a cartoon having a cute little bird smoking a cigarette. So we're supposed to sympathize with him because he stands up for his principles. Except it was 1993, not 1953. No children's cartoon in the world would've glamorized smoking at that time, much less any station air it. Were it not for this scene, we would've been introduced to Daniel losing (another) job, ignoring his wife's wish not to throw a party for a grounded child, and destroying the house with a wild party. It would've been hard not to side with Miranda with the irresponsible husband and father angle. But because he's opposed to kids smoking, he must be a good guy. (Subverted later on when Daniel has Mrs. Doubtfire insist on seating his children in the smoking section of the restaurant to avoid getting a table near Mr. Lundy.)
2nd Nov '16 6:16:17 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* FatSuit: Really, the only way Daniel (Robin Williams) could appear as "Mrs Doubtfire" around his kids was to utilize this with sort of (heavy) makeup. [See ClarkKenting, above.] Given that, ''anything'' that changed his appearance on a large enough scale would have worked; the fact that "Mrs Doubtfire" appeared to be an elderly, overweight, nanny was rather incidental to the behavior....
25th Oct '16 5:27:14 AM Outis
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A rare TwelfthNightAdventure in western media. Based on the book ''Alias Madame Doubtfire'' by Anne Fine, this was one of Robin Williams' biggest hits and finished its theatrical run 2nd behind ''HomeAlone'' (another Chris Columbus film) as the highest-grossing live-action comedy of all time. The film won the Academy Award for Best Makeup and the Golden Globe for Best Comedy. It is ranked #67 on AFI's list of top 100 funniest films and #40 on Bravo's list of "100 Funniest Movies of All Time."

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A rare TwelfthNightAdventure in western media. Based on the book ''Madame Doubtfire''[[note]]called ''Alias Madame Doubtfire'' in the USA[[/note]] by Anne Fine, this was one of Robin Williams' biggest hits and finished its theatrical run 2nd behind ''HomeAlone'' (another Chris Columbus film) as the highest-grossing live-action comedy of all time. The film won the Academy Award for Best Makeup and the Golden Globe for Best Comedy. It is ranked #67 on AFI's list of top 100 funniest films and #40 on Bravo's list of "100 Funniest Movies of All Time."
5th Oct '16 11:40:55 PM ShiroAkuma
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* The elderly bus driver who was crushing on Mrs. Doubtfire also disappears, never finding out the truth about her identity.

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* ** The elderly bus driver who was crushing on Mrs. Doubtfire also disappears, never finding out the truth about her identity.
25th Sep '16 6:46:14 AM Mdumas43073
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Daniel Hillard (Williams) is a newly unemployed actor in a rocky marriage. One day, after going behind his wife's back and throwing a wild birthday party for their son, his wife, Miranda (Field), is finally tired of his antics and asks for a divorce. Only allowed to see their three children once a week, Daniel tries to get a new job and shape up his life so that he may receive joint custody. He discovers that Miranda is looking for a nanny to take care of the kids after school. She won't allow him to babysit them, so with the aid of his make-up artist brother, Daniel disguises himself as Mrs. Doubtfire, an elderly, matronly Scottish woman. He is quickly hired by his ex-wife and uses the opportunity to secretly spend time with his children. Things get more complicated, though, as Miranda starts dating an old friend, Stu (Brosnan), and Daniel finds that his family can't bear to part with Mrs. Doubtfire.

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Daniel Hillard (Williams) is a newly unemployed actor in a rocky marriage. One day, after going behind his wife's back and throwing a wild birthday party for their son, his wife, Miranda (Field), is finally tired of his antics and asks for a divorce. Only allowed to see their three children once a week, Daniel tries to get a new job and shape up his life so that he may receive joint custody. He discovers that Miranda is looking for a nanny to take care of the kids after school. She won't allow him to babysit them, so with the aid of his make-up artist brother, Daniel disguises himself as Mrs. Euphegenia Doubtfire, an elderly, matronly Scottish woman. He is quickly hired by his ex-wife and uses the opportunity to secretly spend time with his children. Things get more complicated, though, as Miranda starts dating an old friend, Stu (Brosnan), and Daniel finds that his family can't bear to part with Mrs. Doubtfire.
24th Sep '16 8:25:51 PM JamesAustin
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A 1993 comedy directed by Creator/ChrisColumbus and starring Creator/RobinWilliams, about a man who [[WholesomeCrossdresser crossdresses]] as an elderly British woman in order to see his kids again. It co-stars Creator/SallyField, PierceBrosnan, Matthew Lawrence, and Creator/MaraWilson.

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A 1993 comedy directed by Creator/ChrisColumbus and starring Creator/RobinWilliams, about a man who [[WholesomeCrossdresser crossdresses]] as an elderly British woman in order to see his kids again. It co-stars Creator/SallyField, PierceBrosnan, Creator/PierceBrosnan, Matthew Lawrence, and Creator/MaraWilson.
18th Aug '16 2:01:38 AM Caya
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Daniel Hillard (Williams) is a newly unemployed actor in a rocky marriage. One day, after going behind his wife's back and throwing a wild birthday party for their son, his wife, Miranda (Field), finally tired of his antics and asks for a divorce. Only allowed to see their three children once a week, Daniel tries to get a new job and shape up his life so that he may receive joint custody. He discovers that Miranda is looking for a nanny to take care of the kids after school. She won't allow him to babysit them, so with the aid of his make-up artist brother, Daniel disguises himself as Mrs. Doubtfire, an elderly, matronly Scottish woman. He is quickly hired by his ex-wife and uses the opportunity to secretly spend time with his children. Things get more complicated, though, as Miranda starts dating an old friend, Stu (Brosnan), and Daniel finds that his family can't bear to part with Mrs. Doubtfire.

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Daniel Hillard (Williams) is a newly unemployed actor in a rocky marriage. One day, after going behind his wife's back and throwing a wild birthday party for their son, his wife, Miranda (Field), is finally tired of his antics and asks for a divorce. Only allowed to see their three children once a week, Daniel tries to get a new job and shape up his life so that he may receive joint custody. He discovers that Miranda is looking for a nanny to take care of the kids after school. She won't allow him to babysit them, so with the aid of his make-up artist brother, Daniel disguises himself as Mrs. Doubtfire, an elderly, matronly Scottish woman. He is quickly hired by his ex-wife and uses the opportunity to secretly spend time with his children. Things get more complicated, though, as Miranda starts dating an old friend, Stu (Brosnan), and Daniel finds that his family can't bear to part with Mrs. Doubtfire.
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