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Introducing... Janet (1983)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Comedy
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Janet is an over-weight girl who has a knack for making the other children in school laugh...by making fun of her own weight. In seeing the other kids reaction, she feels that she might ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lynne Deragon ...
Judith
Adah Glassbourg ...
Janet Taylor
Ann-Marie MacDonald ...
Merilee
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Suzanne
Scot Denton ...
Teacher
Renée Devillers ...
Girl #1
Emily Wilkinson ...
Girl #2
Rick Ringer ...
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Larry Horowitz ...
Freddy Goodman
Gabe Cohen ...
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Donna Cherry
Jim Tuck ...
Waiter #1
John Lambert ...
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Janet is an over-weight girl who has a knack for making the other children in school laugh...by making fun of her own weight. In seeing the other kids reaction, she feels that she might have what it takes to be a comedian. She visits the local comedy club where she finds Tony Moroni who is a struggling comedian whose jokes are less than funny. Together Tony helps Janet find self-esteem and Janet helps Tony with his material. Written by Skin70

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Rated PG for brief mild language
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Huge piece of filmic fu**ery
6 November 2000 | by (MD) – See all my reviews

The cover for this movie is one of the biggest pieces of bull**it I've ever seen. I saw the cover, and figured, "Oh, it's got Jim Carrey, it must be at least marginally funny." Boy was I wrong. This is even more bull**it than the movie, "Going Overboard," in which Adam Sandler in his early days brings us a crappy movie that you wouldn't expect to come from him. "Rubberface", however, is 1000 times worse! Not only is Jim Carrey (or anyone else in this movie) not even remotely funny, but he's not even the main character. He's in the movie for a couple minutes!

Just to show you how execrable this movie is, I'm one of the few people that gave good reviews to movies such as "Meatballs III" and "It's Pat". I'm a pretty tolerable person when it comes to movies, even ones that the majority of people consider to be terrible. But "Rubberface" is sh*t. Pure, 100% sh*t. Actually, it's even worse than s**t. I can't explain to you how robbed I felt by this worthless entity beneath a pile of feces!


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