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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 116

Budget: $21,000,000

Revenue: $177,200,000

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  •  PG

  • 1983-03-11

  • 1983-03-23

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Alternative Titles

  • 杜丝先生
  • Would I Lie to You?
Content Score: 100


6.8/10 (94 votes)


Michael Dorsey is an unemployed actor with an impossible reputation. In order to find work and fund his friend's play he dresses as a woman, Dorothy Michaels, and lands the part in a daytime drama. Dorsey loses himself in this woman role and essentially becomes Dorothy Michaels, captivating women all around the city and inspiring them to break free from the control of men and become more like Dorsey's initial identity. This newfound role, however, lands Dorsey in a hot spot between a female friend/'lover,' a female co-star he falls in love with, that co-star's father who falls in love with him, and a male co-star who yearns for his affection.


What do you get when you cross a hopelessly straight starving actor with a dynamite red sequined dress? You get America's hottest new actress.


Director: Sydney Pollack
Writers: ,

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Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman
as Michael Dorsey / Doro…

Jessica Lange

Jessica Lange
as Julie Nichols

Teri Garr

Teri Garr
as Sandy

Dabney Coleman

Dabney Coleman
as Ron Carlisle

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