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Dumb and Dumber (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 16 December 1994 (USA)
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After a woman leaves a briefcase at the airport terminal, a dumb limo driver and his dumber friend set out on a hilarious cross-country road trip to Aspen to return it.

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Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly (uncredited)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Carrey ... Lloyd
Jeff Daniels ... Harry
Lauren Holly ... Mary
Mike Starr ... Joe Mentalino
Karen Duffy ... J.P. Shay
Charles Rocket ... Nicholas Andre
Victoria Rowell ... Athletic Beauty
Joe Baker Joe Baker ... Barnard
Hank Brandt Hank Brandt ... Karl Swanson
Teri Garr ... Helen Swanson
Brady Bluhm ... Billy
Cam Neely ... Sea Bass
Felton Perry ... Detective Dale
Brad Lockerman Brad Lockerman ... Bobby
Rob Moran ... Bartender
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Storyline

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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Trivia

Jeff Daniels once joked that the toilet scene is his Oscar clip. See more »

Goofs

When Harry throws the saltshaker, you can see it almost hit Seabass in the window's reflection, but it doesn't actually touch him, despite the sound effect. 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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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are full of spelling errors. For instance, "Prodoosed", "Durected" and "wrote" instead of "written". See more »

Alternate Versions

The version on Freeform keeps much of the movie intact except:
  • When Lloyd is dreaming and lifts Mary's skirt up it looks like she's wearing underwear (digitally inserted)
  • When Mental calls them pussies at the dinner it's blurred out
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Connections

Referenced in Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain: Fun, Time and Space (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

You Sexy Thing
Performed by Deee-Lite
Written by Errol Brown & Anthony Wilson
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment, a division of Warner Communications, Inc.
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Dumb and Dumber
5 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

In my opinion the greatest comedy ever made! Daniels and Carrey work magic together in this film that more than 20 years later is finally considered a classic. When it first came out it was labeled as complete garbage and toilet humour. But to those people I say it is the best garbage and toilet humour you could ask for. What do you expect to see when the title of the film is ''Dumb and Dumber''. The quick back and forth between the two lead actors and not so subtle chirping often goes unnoticed because your'e laughing so hard from the previous scene.the jokes and dialogue are so good and Carey and Daniels deliver them with such authenticity. It's because of this reason that I am able to watch this movie countless times and still be entertained, as I listen to funny remarks that I missed on the previous 100 viewings. What's truly great about this film is that even people who say they hate it will always without fail crack a laugh or two when re-watching it. They just don't want to admit that they find this nonsense to be funny...but it is. More than 20 years later and I still have not seen a buddy comedy that comes close to matching it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Swedish | German

Release Date:

16 December 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Power Tool Is Not a Toy See more »

Filming Locations:

845 W 24th St, Ogden, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,363,442, 18 December 1994

Gross USA:

$127,175,374

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$247,275,374
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS (uncredited)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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