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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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Harry and Lloyd are two good friends who happen to be really stupid. The duo set out on a cross country trip from Providence to Aspen, Colorado to return a briefcase full of money to its rightful owner, a beautiful woman named Mary Swanson. After a trip of one mishap after another, the duo eventually make it to Aspen. But the two soon realize that Mary and her briefcase are the least of their problems. Written by Sam

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If they each had half a brain, together they would still only have half a brain. 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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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,732,230 (UK) (14 April 1995)

Gross:

$206,170 (Czech Republic)
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Bennett Yellin's initial draft of the script was apparently so disjointed that it had gained a negative reputation among film investors. After the script was re-written, it was pitched to producers under the fake title "A Power Tool Is Not a Toy", in order to get them to even read it. See more »

Goofs

In the restaurant, Lloyd's fork is present/absent between shots. See more »

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[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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Funniest Farrley's Brother movie you will ever see...
28 December 2005 | by (Nyiregyhaza, Hungary) – See all my reviews

It's hard to find a Farrley's Brother which isn't funny, and this is even harder to classify as, 'not funny'...because it is the funniest!

Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels team up as the not just odd, but strange, weird and mentally disabled couple.

After losing both of their jobs on the same day, Lloyd (Carrey), who retrieved a bag which a woman he drove to the airport leaves in the terminal, encourages his friend Harry to come with him to Aspen where the girl flew to. They think that the gas company is after them since they didn't pay their bill, but is actually the kidnappers of Mary (Holly)'s husband, who were supposed to pick up the money where she left it in the airport terminal.

From their start in Rhode Island, until they arrive in Aspen, the kidnappers follow Harry (Daniels)and Lloyd, along the road. The script is the most well-written comedy I think ever, because every thing that they do in the movie, leads to something new and funny that ends up happening to them later on.

Their are more than a few funny scenes, and the dialogue is always right-on.

I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys Farrley Brothers' movies, or anyone who likes Jim Carrey. It's a hilarious comedy and the two stars were perfectly casted, especially Jim Carrey, of course.

And now, an excerpt from the film,

"Skies, huh?" "That's right." "They yers?" "Yup." "Both of them?"


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