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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  13 June 2003 (USA)
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Set back in the 80s when Harry met Lloyd in high school where they cross paths with a mean principal and a bunch of other outcasts much like themselves.

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It's the 1980s, and it's the moment that Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne meet. The two individuals are seen by many as 'special', and become best friends as soon as they meet. Principal Collins and his lover, the lunch lady Ms. Heller, want to make as much money out of scams, and their next idea is to create a special needs class. Ms. Heller is the teacher, and they have assigned Harry and Lloyd to round the special students up. School News Reporter Jessica is suspicious though, and desperately tries to find out the truth, even if it means gaining Harry and Lloyd's help. Written by FilmFanUK

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Before the first movie, there was high school. They missed the bus. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor, and for language | See all certifications »

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Dumb & Dumber 2  »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£673,202 (UK) (13 June 2003)

Gross:

$53,800 (Netherlands) (15 August 2003)
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Quotes

Lloyd Christmas: You know, you're the first person I ever brought here, Harry.
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THE WORST PREQUEL...
20 June 2003 | by (Ljubljana, Slovenija) – See all my reviews

...or how to make a comedy without a laugh?

When I first heard that there's a sequel to Dumb and Dumber I was ecstatic since this was the best comedy in ninenties and certainly one of the best comedies ever. But after seeing opening credits (No Jim & Jeff), I was a little sceptical. Never mind, it still can be good...

Erghh, wrong. The movie was getting worse and worse. The leading characters were shown like a couple of retards (very unlikable, since in original there aren't THAT slow), who were just trying to imitate Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels and failed miserably. Lack of charm, i guess. But the main fault goes to script writer who provides a lot of already seen jokes as the rest of the producers of this crap.

I agree, it would be nearly impossible to beat the original version, since it was full of original black humor, but hey, at least they could try harder. Despite that movie sucked, it has some moments...but since i can't remember any if them, i couldn't rate it higher than

3 out of 10.


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