Am I exposing my age when I confess that I saw it in theaters? (I was still a kid/preteen/teen? My mom took me.)
Oh well, what does it matter? "A Woman's Freedom in Christ" has an interesting clip of Dustin Hoffman talking about it:
Dustin Hoffman on Tootsie and Society's Expectation of Women
Take a peek when you get a chance. He had an epiphany that helped lead to the making of this movie.