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Introducing... Janet (1983)

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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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Lynne Deragon ...
Judith
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Janet Taylor
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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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Introducing...horrible movie
2 May 2003 | by (Canton, Ohio) – See all my reviews

It is true that Jim should be cut a little slack for the fact that this is one of his first movies (perhaps not his first as three other movies came out that he was in during 1983). However, the fact that this movie was downright crap is unavoidable. It's possible that this movie may have been funny if Jim Carrey had done some actual comedy in it, rather than help out some lame girl with her stage routine. And come on, Tony Moroni? Who the hell thought that would be a good name to put in this movie? It's safe to say that the only way this movie is worth what you pay for it, is if it is given to you. Do not rent this unless you are a(n) a) sado-masochist b) drawing evil power from crappy movies that you will use to destroy the world and life as we know it c) realllllllly freakin bored. So good luck with whichever one of those you go with. I went with b.


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