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Guys or dolls? A spoiler-ridden top five list of cross-dressing cinema

Some of the best gender-swapping roles from film

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Guys or dolls? A spoiler-ridden top five list of cross-dressing cinema

Albert Nobbs

Glenn Close stars as the 19th century Irish woman who adopted the disguise of a butler to gain independence.

The Crying Game (1992)

One of the all-time classic mid-movie plot twists, as Forest Whitaker’s playful use of pronouns pays off.

Tootsie (1982)

Dustin Hoffman reverses the Albert Nobbs tactic, feigning femme to get a soap opera role. He nearly got Best Actor for it, too.

TransAmerica (2005)

Showstopping turn from Felicity Huffman as the pre-op male-to-female transsexual searching for the son she fathered.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Tim Curry is just a sweet transvestite from transsexual Transylvaniaaaah. Uhuh.

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