Big Trouble (film) An ensemble comedy about a mysterious suitcase which brings together, and changes, the lives of a divorced dad, an unhappy housewife, two hitmen, a pair of street thugs, two love-struck teens, two FBI men, and a psychedelic toad. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. A Touchstone Picture. Released on April 5, 2002. Stars Tim Allen (Eliot Arnold), Omar Epps (Seitz), Dennis Farina (Henry), Janeane Garofalo (Monica Romero), Jason Lee (Puggy), Stanley Tucci (Arthur Herk), Ben Foster (Matt Arnold), Heavy D (Greer), Patrick Warburton (Walter Kramitz), Zooey Deschanel (Jenny Herk), Johnny Knoxville (Eddie), Rene Russo (Anna Herk), Tom Sizemore (Snake), Jack Kehler (Leonard). 85 min. Based on a novel by Dave Barry. Filmed at various sites in the Miami area. Since the film plot includes terrorists and a bomb secreted on an airplane, release of the film was delayed six months due to sensitivities arising from the September 11, 2001, terrorist activities in New York and Washington, D.C. Released on video in 2002.