The Tall Guy (1989)
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Richard Curtis on the big and small screen
2. The Tall Guy (1989)
Penned by Curtis and directed by Mel Smith, The Tall Guy is one of the funniest films of the 1980s. It starred Jeff Goldblum as the fall guy breaking free from playing straight man to Rowan Atkinson's tyrannical comedian, falling in love with Emma Thompson and landing the starring role in a dubious stage musical based on The Elephant Man.