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Introducing... Janet (1983)

PG | | Comedy | TV Movie
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

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 ...
T.V. Announcer
Larry Horowitz ...
Freddy Goodman
Gabe Cohen ...
M.C.
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Donna Cherry
Jim Tuck ...
Waiter #1
John Lambert ...
Waiter #2
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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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References Gobs and Gals (1952) See more »

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Performed by Silk Stockings
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Why is this even called Rubberface?
10 June 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, I agree with everyone on this site this movie is VERY VERY bad. To even call this a movie is an insult to all movies ever made. It's 40 minutes long.

Someone compares this movie to an after school special. B-I-N-G-O! That describes is perfectly.

The packaging for this movie intentionally is misleading. For example, the title of this movie should describe the movie. Rubberface??? That should be the first hint. It was retitled with a new package of some goofy face Jim probably made in his stand-up days. I was hoping for more stand-up from Jim. If you like Jim now as an actor. You would love him in his stand up days. Still trying to locate the Rodney Dangerfield Young Comedians Special from HBO that featured Jim in his early career days. It isn't even mentioned on this site. I'd love to find anything Jim did stand-up wise.

Also Jim Carrey is a supporting actor in this movie. The main character is VERY VERY annoying. She is some girl lacking self confidence but yet wants to be a stand up comedian. Jim is there to say lines like "That's Funny Janet" and "You really are talented". And honestly she is terrible really terrible.

And the movie is terrible. Beware of false advertising and a really bad movie.


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