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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 ... 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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Box Office

Budget:

EUR4,700,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,607,165
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Newspapers shown in the title sequence reporting on the Wixxer: The Times, Daily Telegraph, International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Time, The Sun, Wild und Hund, P.M., Bussi Bär, Weekly Telegraph, The Independent, Daily Mirror, The Islington Observer, The Islington Post, Coupé, Bravo, Cosmopolitan and Super Illu. See more »

Goofs

Doris and Dieter Dubinsky are supposed to be from Bitterfeld and speak with a Saxonian accent the whole time. Bitterfeld is a town in Saxony-Anhalt where the population doesn't speak the deep Saxonian accent which is spoken in most parts of Saxony. However, it is a running gag for most comedians to speak with such an accent when portraying characters from Eastern Germany, no matter if they speak the accent in the region or not, therefore it is intentional. See more »

Quotes

Earl of Cockwood: Hate is a perfect requirement for a working marriage.
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Crazy Credits

There is an additional scene after the credits have ended. See more »

Connections

References Mission: Impossible II (2000) 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 enjoyable.
26 February 2005 | by lettielonglegsSee all my reviews

I thought I wouldn't like this , but it was surprisingly funny throughout and quite an original idea.The English names were particularly hilarious, as well as the somewhat familiar looking Butler.Obviously you won't know who all the actors unless you live in Germany,but that's not really vital information. You forget very easily that it's a foreign film as you get quite drawn into it. All in all it's one of the better spoofs that are out there now, compared to the Scary Movie trilogy whose writers seem to have run out of good ideas.It is well produced,with lighthearted humour and it makes a refreshing change from the usual Hollywood rubbish and I'm even thinking of getting it on DVD...


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