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The Master of Disguise
  • PG
  • 1h 20m
  • 2002
Rotten1%
Common Sense Media Iconage 10+
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The Disguisey family tree just dropped a nut... Pistachio. One minute he's an old woman. The next, a turtle man. Moments later, President George W. Bush. Who is this man, this myth, this master? He'sPistachio, the Master of Disguise. Pistachio Disguisey (Dana Carvey, Wayne's World) is a mild-mannered waiter whose life is about to change. Big time. Criminal mastermind Devlin Bowman (Brent Spiner, Star Trek: Nemesis) has kidnapped Pistachio's parents and is forcing his father Fabrizzio (James Brolin, Traffic) to steal priceless treasures from around the world. It's up to Pistachio to save the day, but how? His grandfather informs him of a secret family legacy: he's descended from a long line of brilliant disguise masters. Quickly trained in the ancient art of transformation and with the help of a sexy assistant (Jennifer Esposito, Don't Say a Word), a sacred pop-up book and a magic ball of knowledge, Pistachio just may surprise everyone. The Master of Disguise from Revolution Studios is an outrageous adventure comedy that's fun for the whole family.
© 2002 Revolution Studios Distribution Company, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Critics Consensus: An ill-concieved attempt to utilize Dana Carvey's talent for mimicry, The Master of Disguise is an irritating, witless farce weighted down by sophomoric gags.
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AV Club
Keith Phipps
Rotten

A film about as funny as a seeping wound.

January 29, 2019
Time Out
Jan Fuscoe
Rotten

There follows a fusillade of farts, dud sight gags and inconsequential butt jokes.

June 21, 2017
L.A. Weekly
Dan Fienberg
Rotten

The Master of Disguise represents Adam Sandler's latest attempt to dumb down the universe.

January 29, 2019
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
A messy disappointment for Dana Carvey fans.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Master of Disguise is vulgar and dumb. Pistachio is fascinated with women who have large rear ends, and he makes suggestive jokes when a character serves appetizers ("do you have a little wiener and tiny nuts?"). He disguises himself as a cow patty. And slapping an opponent while yelling "Who's your daddy?" is a way of showing manliness and competence. Pistachio himself is a annoyingly disturbing character, an odd child-man with an inexplicable accent and an unforgivable haircut.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy, Kids, Family
  • Release Date:August 1, 2002
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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