Top 3 Tootsie Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Tootsie facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Tootsie film message.

The producer says they have to broadcast a scene live because an editor just spilled juice on the tape. Earlier in the movie there's a brief shot of a guy taking a drink of juice in the taping room.
The producer says they have to broadcast a scene live because an editor just spilled juice on the tape. Earlier in the movie there's a brief shot of a guy taking a drink of juice in the taping room.
To show time progression, the jug of cheap wine gets lower and lower as Bill Murray's listeners diminish throughout the party as he talks about himself throughout the party.
To show time progression, the jug of cheap wine gets lower and lower as Bill Murray's listeners diminish throughout the party as he talks about himself throughout the party.

Tootsie Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Dustin Hoffman is listed twice in the end credits as Michael Dorsey and Dorothy Michaels
    Dustin Hoffman is listed twice in the end credits as Michael Dorsey and Dorothy Michaels
Tootsie poster
Tootsie poster

Tootsie Plot

Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Tootsie. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director Sydney Pollack
Stars Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman
IMDB score 7.4