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Der Wixxer (2004)

A mysterious serial killer is shocking the underworld. Scotland Yard is investigating the case. Clues lead the detectives to Blackwhite Castle.

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Tobi Baumann
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oliver Kalkofe Oliver Kalkofe ... Even Longer / Kreischende Frau
Bastian Pastewka ... Very Long / Rosenverkäufer
Tanja Wenzel Tanja Wenzel ... Miss Drycunt Pennymarket
Olli Dittrich Olli Dittrich ... Dieter Dubinsky
Thomas Heinze ... Rather Short / Der Wixxer neu
Anke Engelke ... Doris Dubinsky
Thomas Fritsch ... Earl of Cockwood
Christoph Maria Herbst ... Hatler
Wolfgang Völz Wolfgang Völz ... Sir John
Antoine Monot Jr. ... Der taube Jack
Lars Rudolph Lars Rudolph ... Smeerlap
Eva Ebner Eva Ebner ... Miss Drycunt
Oliver Welke Oliver Welke ... Dr. Brinkman
André Meyer André Meyer ... Pommi
Daniel Steiner ... Fritti
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Storyline

A mysterious serial killer is shocking the underworld. Scotland Yard is investigating the case. Clues lead the detectives to Blackwhite Castle.

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Nach keinem Roman von Edgar Wallace (Based on a novel not by Edgar Wallace) See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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Details

Official Sites:

official site [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

20 May 2004 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Trixxer See more »

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Budget:

€4,700,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the first casting scene at Blackwhite Castle Oliver Kalkofe can be seen playing an imprisoned woman in the background. See more »

Goofs

The Earl of Cockwood denies knowing Smeerlap's company upon which Very Long tells him that, according to the business section of "The Times", the Earl is the major shareholder of that company. This is not possible because it was established earlier (the writing on the truck) that Smeerlap's company is a GmbH (similar to a LLC) which is a kind of company that is not owned by shareholders. See more »

Quotes

Earl of Cockwood: [Imitating jury member Dieter Bohlen of "Deutschland sucht den Superstar", Germany's version of Pop Idol] First, let me tell what I liked - nothing. And now what I didn't like - the rest of it. We'll be in touch.
[shoots the singer, causing the other female captives to panic]
Earl of Cockwood: Ladies, ladies, calm down, this is only an audition!
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Crazy Credits

Some outtakes are shown during the end credits. See more »


Soundtracks

The Wizard
Music and Lyrics by Carl Smyth
© 1999 by EMI Music Publishing Limited
By courtesy of EMI Music Publishing Germany GmbH & Co. KG
Performed by Right Said Fred feat. Doris Dubinsky
By courtesy of Ministry Of Sound
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Very stylish
28 May 2004 | by nina_glyndwrSee all my reviews

I did enjoy this film a lot. It's a very stylish parody of many different films and types of film, including The Matrix, The Silence of the Lambs, westerns, film noir - especially the Edgar Wallace black-and-white films.

I liked the gags - even some of the more puerile ones - and there were a few twists and turns in the plot, too. I'd even consider going to see it a second time.

The acting was well done, the scenes were well set up and the casting was great, too. I was quite impressed with the opening credits. The only criticism I have is that the out-takes during the end credits weren't as funny as those in Jackie Chan films.


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