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Dumb & Dumber (1994)

 -  Comedy  -  16 December 1994 (USA)
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The cross-country adventures of two good-hearted but incredibly stupid friends.

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A pair of dumb friends named Harry and Lloyd set out on a cross country trip to return a briefcase full of money to its rightful owner, a beautiful woman named Mary Swanson. However, the duo are unaware of a bigger conspiracy involving Mary and the briefcase, and a pair of criminals involved in the conspiracy attempt to chase Harry and Lloyd down for the briefcase. Written by Sam

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What the one doesn't have, the other is missing. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for off-color humor | See all certifications »

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16 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Power Tool Is Not a Toy  »

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Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,732,230 (UK) (14 April 1995)

Gross:

£9,299,230 (UK) (16 June 1995)
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Production was shut down in Salt Lake City for a week when Jim Carrey had surgery for a gallstone. See more »

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After the guys get home from being fired and then crack a beer, there is a phone book keeping the couch Harry is sitting on level. In the next scene the phone book disappears. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lloyd Christmas: Excuse me. Could you tell me how to get to the medical school? I'm supposed to be giving a lecture in 20 minutes, and my driver's a bit lost.
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A different kind of comedy
22 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Harry and Lloyd are not your standard comedy duo. After all these years I still can't tell who's the brains of this pathetic operation: Harry or Lloyd. Jeff Daniels has never portrayed an oaf as likable as Harry Dunne before--all his character's were quite respectable and normal prior to Dumb & Dumber. Carrey's been crazy--Ace Ventura, the Mask--but never stupid.

This is the story about two dead-beat buddies that cannot maintain a steady job. Lloyd falls in love with a young lady named Mary after driving her to the airport. She leaves her briefcase inside the airport --deliberately to pay a ransom-- and Lloyd snags it. The rest of the movie is a road trip from Providence to Aspen to return it to its rightful owner.

This is Bobby and Peter Farrelly's directorial debut; they do a wonderful job. Years later they teamed up with Carrey again to film "Me Myself and Irene," which was a great movie, but even though the movie was nastier, even though it contained a chicken up a filthy pig's ass, it still couldn't match the wonderful grossness Peter, Bobby, Jim & Jeff provided in one of the funniest films in cinema history. 4 stars.


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