The Master of Disguise

The Master of Disguise

"He can get into any disguise... getting out is another story."
  • PG
  • 2002
  • 1 hr 20 min
  • 3.4  (22,378)
  • 12

The Master of Disguise is a comedy about a family known for their ability to disguise themselves as other people. The main characters include James Brolin as Fabbrizio Disguisey, the father, Harold Gould as the Grandfather and Dana Carvey as Pistachio Disguisey, the son. The movie opens with a flashback from the father’s past in Palermo, Italy in 1979. Because of these events, he makes an enemy named Delvin Bowman played by Brent Spiner. Fast forward twenty years and the story continues with Fabbrizio owning an Italian restaurant that Pistachio works at with his family in anywhere American city. One night his parents are kidnapped by Delvin Bowman and his men. Because Pistachio grows up without any knowledge of his family’s secret agent talents, he must quickly learn about himself and his family’s legacy from his Grandfather. Pistachio trains to become a master of disguise. He creates many characters using his father’s nest, which is a secret room in the house. His Grandfather hires an assistant to help named Jennifer Baker played by Jennifer Esposito. Hesitantly, she accepts the job along with her son, Barney played by Austin Wolff. Together they gather and investigate clues and use disguises to find out what happened to his mother and father. Meanwhile, Fabbrizio is blackmailed into disguising himself as famous men and women in order to steal national treasures for Bowman’s underground collection. Eventually, the plot climaxes with a family reunion and face-off between good and evil. In the end, Pistachio finds his family, becomes a master of disguise and marries Jennifer. The film highlights many celebrity cameo appearances including Jessica Simpson, Bo Derek, Paula Abdul and Jesse Ventura. Dana Carvey portrays at least twenty different characters. Digital computer effects and an abundance of one-liners make this movie adolescent in nature and family-friendly.

The Master of Disguise
The Master Of Disguise
The Master Of Disguise

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The Master Of Disguise: Too Many Plates
The Master Of Disguise: Too Many Plates

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Description
The Master of Disguise is a comedy about a family known for their ability to disguise themselves as other people. The main characters include James Brolin as Fabbrizio Disguisey, the father, Harold Gould as the Grandfather and Dana Carvey as Pistachio Disguisey, the son. The movie opens with a flashback from the father’s past in Palermo, Italy in 1979. Because of these events, he makes an enemy named Delvin Bowman played by Brent Spiner. Fast forward twenty years and the story continues with Fabbrizio owning an Italian restaurant that Pistachio works at with his family in anywhere American city.

One night his parents are kidnapped by Delvin Bowman and his men. Because Pistachio grows up without any knowledge of his family’s secret agent talents, he must quickly learn about himself and his family’s legacy from his Grandfather. Pistachio trains to become a master of disguise. He creates many characters using his father’s nest, which is a secret room in the house. His Grandfather hires an assistant to help named Jennifer Baker played by Jennifer Esposito. Hesitantly, she accepts the job along with her son, Barney played by Austin Wolff.

Together they gather and investigate clues and use disguises to find out what happened to his mother and father. Meanwhile, Fabbrizio is blackmailed into disguising himself as famous men and women in order to steal national treasures for Bowman’s underground collection. Eventually, the plot climaxes with a family reunion and face-off between good and evil. In the end, Pistachio finds his family, becomes a master of disguise and marries Jennifer.

The film highlights many celebrity cameo appearances including Jessica Simpson, Bo Derek, Paula Abdul and Jesse Ventura. Dana Carvey portrays at least twenty different characters. Digital computer effects and an abundance of one-liners make this movie adolescent in nature and family-friendly.

The Master of Disguise is a 2002 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 20 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.4 and a MetaScore of 12.

The Master of Disguise is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Starz, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Master of Disguise for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2002
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 20 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    3.4  (22,378)
  • Metascore
    12