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The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)

Tom Hanks , Lori Singer , Stan Dragoti  |  PG |  DVD
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Tom Hanks, Lori Singer, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Carrie Fisher
  • Directors: Stan Dragoti
  • Writers: Francis Veber, Robert Klane, Yves Robert
  • Producers: Jack Frost Sanders, Victor Drai, William W. Wilson, Xavier Gélin
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, Full Screen, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 1.0), English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), French (Dolby Digital 1.0), Spanish (Dolby Digital 1.0)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Fox Searchlight
  • DVD Release Date: September 7, 2004
  • Run Time: 92 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0002B15X8
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #29,145 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Man with One Red Shoe" on IMDb

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  • Includes widescreen anamorphic and full-screen versions
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In this hilarious undercover comedy, violinist Richard Drew (Hanks) is mistaken for a spy after wearing one red shoe and triggers a game of rivalry between two feuding CIA bosses (Charles Durning, Dabney Coleman). Though Richard is mugged, shot at and chased, he remains unaware that he is an object of suspicion and even falls in love with the agent (Lori Singer) who's trailing him. Meanwhile, his friend's (Jim Belushi) love-starved wife (Carrie Fisher) has designs on him as well.

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14 of 17 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A somewhat unknown, but charming comedy... April 20, 2005
Format:DVD
Only the third movie of Tom Hanks' illustrious career, The Man With One Red Shoe is a hilarious comedy about a case of mistaken identity. With a star studded cast that includes not only Hanks, but also Dabney Coleman, James Belushi, and Carrie Fisher, The Man With One Red Shoe is a decent slapstick comedy that appears on cable television from time to time. Not exactly the greatest film in history, it is a fun and entertaining movie well worth the time involved...

When top level CIA operatives Cooper (Dabney Coleman) and Ross (Charles Durning) fight out a personal turf battle, Ross sends Cooper on a wild goose chase to find a fictional witness who can clear his name of some impending charges. Using planted information from a wire tap, Cooper stakes out the local airport in an effort to find the mysterious man...

Meanwhile, Richard (Tom Hanks) is wearing mismatched shoes (one of them red, thus The Man With One Red Shoe) because his friend Morris (James Belushi) played a practical joke on him. But the joke takes an odd twist when a CIA agent spies Richard's odd shoe pairing and fingers him as the target of their stakeout. In an effort to find out what the man with one red shoe knows, Cooper puts a tail on Richard, sparking a strange sequence of events which leaves the bike-riding violin player questioning his sanity.

But the snafu really turns serious when Cooper assigns top agent Maddy (Lori Singer) to the case. Maddy gets close to Richard (who easily falls in love with her). Cooper thinks he's getting closer to the information he needs when the unthinkable occurs - his top agent falls for Richard...

Tom Hanks plays the lead role to the best of his ability, playing the part of a character type he has totally mastered - the clueless, out-of-the-loop guy.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars When is this coming to anamorphic DVD? April 14, 2004
Format:VHS Tape
I love this little movie. Carrie Fisher looks even hotter than she did in that bikini thing in Jabba's lair. Very funny writing and directing. The photography is excellent and the broadcast print has aged very well. It looks more like an early 90's movie, with only the blonde seeming a bit 80's. Surprisingly, this is an ensemble cast. Hanks, though at the center of all the action, is sharing time with a lot of other talent. From beginning to end I think this film works.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Lighthearted spoof August 11, 2002
By Bectile
Format:VHS Tape
I have fond memories of this movie from my late adolescence. True, it is hard to keep track of which thugs work for which side, but in the end, who cares? The trouble Tom Hanks gets them into by innocently going about his own business is great! Jim Belushi has some great moments too, later on in the film. I laughed out loud for several gags, and can watch the movie more than once.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Stick with the original September 10, 2010
Format:DVD
Suffering the fate of most Hollywood remakes of Francis Veber scripts, 1985's dismal The Tall Man With One Red Shoe doesn't just change the color scheme from the French original The Tall Blond Man With One Black Shoe but throws out most of the jokes as well, toning down the already pretty innocuous original for the perceived prejudices of a mainstream American audience who stayed at home in droves anyway. A young Tom Hanks seems all at sea in the barely-defined lead, Lori Singer overdoes the icy professionalism to zombie-like extremes as his leading lady while a capable supporting cast (Jim Belushi, Charles Durning, Edward Herrmann, Carrie Fisher, Tom Noonan, David Ogden Stiers) have too little to do and even less of it close to funny under Stan Dragoti's leaden direction that misses what few comic opportunities remain in Robert Klane's script through lazy staging. Only Dabney Coleman's ruthlessly ambitious CIA bigwig makes much of an impression, and he's just diligently ploughing the well-furrowed field of arrogant institutional SOBs that were his 80s stock-in-trade. Not so much obnoxiously bad, more utterly pointless, it's a film that really seems to have no reason to exist or be watched.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A vaguely remembered movie January 24, 2010
Format:DVD
Years ago, when I was on tour with a rock band, I saw this movie in a hotel room. I was suffering from sleep depravation (and loaded to the gils to boot), and don't remember most of it.

However, there is one scene I will never forget. Hanks' character was performing. The femme fatale who was sent to do ill to him by the CIA was in the audience, and Hanks' character was gaga over her. The orchestra began Rimsky-Korsakov's Shaherazade. Those of you familiar with that symphony will know that after a brief intro, a solo violin part comes in. When it came time for Hanks' character to play it, he instead played a piece he composed for the femme fatale! David Ogden Stiers' was playing the conductor. He stopped the orchestra, turned to him and said "Tonight we are playing 'Shaherazade.' Would you care to join us?"

Perfect!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A decent comedy January 14, 2009
Format:DVD
I have always liked this film.
I saw it in the theater in 1985.

Not perfect, did NOT do well at the box office. A forgotten film now a days.

Tom got top billing after "Splash".
First time Carrie & Tom worked together.

There are 3 scenes in the film I have always enjoyed & will watch more than once.

No extras on the DVD, of course, since the film was not a box office or critical success.

Some scenes where stunt people were used that OBVIOUSLY you can tell it was NOT the actor in question. Carrie (Paula) going out the window of Tom (Richard's) apartment.

Good to have the option to watch it widescreen.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Bland, Weak Misadventures in the Pseudo-Spy Genre
An absolutely pointless, witless, aimless sendup of the spy genre that manages to flame out on the runway despite its name-studded cast. Read more
Published 18 days ago by drqshadow
4.0 out of 5 stars Top Drawer
This is another movie I've watched several times and now I have my own copy and will be able watch when i like.
Published 28 days ago by Bosco
3.0 out of 5 stars good show
I should have watched this when it first came out. I found that it was worth waiting for. That's all folks.
Published 1 month ago by Curtis Little
5.0 out of 5 stars love
We love this movie and think it's a great remake of the original French version. Of course without Tom Hanks and Dabney Coleman it would have been flat.
Published 1 month ago by Carol Blaney
5.0 out of 5 stars Great fun
Great movie, extremely funny I would highly recommend it if you're looking for a wild fun movie. Tom Hanks at his best.
Published 1 month ago by Bobbylee65
4.0 out of 5 stars 80's Hanks
I am not a huge Tom Hanks fan, but this film is certainly my favourite that he has been in. It has a great supporting cast (Jim Belushi, Carrie Fischer, Dabney Coleman, Charles... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars Classic Hanks
Always a fun movie to watch. Tom Hanks in his comic element back in the 1980's (think tv show Bosom Buddies and the movie 'Big'). Read more
Published 3 months ago by Ensoniqman
3.0 out of 5 stars Classic Tom
Classic Tom Hanks, not much more to say then a blast from the past. Mildly entertaining but worth the popcorn
Published 3 months ago by Calvin crandall
5.0 out of 5 stars A similar thing happened to me.
The story could and did happen to me, but not as funny as in the movie
I laughed from the beginning to the enf of the movie.
Published 4 months ago by Robert Zsidisin
1.0 out of 5 stars The movie doesnt play!
I was looking forward to this movie after telling my son about it. We finally received it, and we cant play it, as it says the region code is incorrect. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Nola Fitch
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