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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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For Harry and Lloyd every day is a no-brainer. See more »

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

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16 December 1994 (USA)  »

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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:

£9,299,230 (UK) (16 June 1995)
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In the bar scene in Aspen, the line "No way... that's great. We've landed on the moon!" was not in the script but made up by Jim Carrey on the spot during shooting. See more »

Goofs

When Harry and Lloyd both get back from work and they are sitting down, a glass bottle is standing up inside the small end table between the couch and the chair. Later in the scene, the bottle is knocked over. 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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I liked it, others may not...
28 November 2001 | by (Oldham, Gtr Manchester, England.) – See all my reviews

... because the gags are so quickfire and chucked into the script with little thought as to whether they suit the plot (what plot?) or whether the characters would realistically say them. No matter for me, because I was laughing all the way through, but I can appreciate why some people might not like that.

Like I said, don't go into this looking for a plot, because there isn't really anything other than the most basic premise to satisfy the distributors. I personally found it refreshing that the movie asked no requirement of me other than that I be able to laugh. This I did, loudly and frequently.

A final note on who I consider to be the main star of the show. It ain't Carrey. Jim, of course, does what we expect him to do. However, it is Daniels - in an achingly funny turn - who surprises, and in doing so effortlessly steals the movie from under the nose of the rubberfaced loon standing beside him. It may have something to do with the fact that Harry is (marginally) the more subtle of the two characters.


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