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Dumb and Dumber (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 16 December 1994 (USA)
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The cross-country adventures of 2 good-hearted but incredibly stupid friends.

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Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly (uncredited)
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Cast

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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Taglines:

If they each had half a brain, together they would still only have half a brain. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

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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:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,363,442, 18 December 1994, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$127,175,354

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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Trivia

In order for Jeff Daniels to attain Harry's frizzy hair, during filming he was instructed to wash his hair only, and not to use conditioner, blow dry it, or even comb it. See more »

Goofs

When Harry and Lloyd first arrive at the truck stop, a man with a white hat leaves the diner after the eighteen wheeler passes by. After Sea-Bass spits in Harry's burger, the same man is about to exit again 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

Post Production Monsters...Andrew Greenbury (as Andrew) & Nicholas Greenbury See more »

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Referenced in Rizzoli & Isles: Seventeen Ain't So Sweet (2011) See more »

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2 Ft. O' Butt Crack
Performed by Circle The Wagon
Written by William Goodrum (as Jimmy Glen Pines) & Elmo Jackson
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Don't watch the extended version, the cuts happened for a reason
8 January 2015 | by KineticSeoulSee all my reviews

I thought this was one of the funniest comedy movie of all time when it first came out. It's a bit outdated now and just not as funny as I remembered it. But it still works and the dumb elements didn't really get to the point where it's more annoying than it actually being funny. Jim Carrey gags are getting old now, but I could tell why it was such a hit back in the 90's. This has got to be one of the best duo to be in a comedy flick. If you like immature and yet at least somewhat amusing comedy, this one is most definitely worth a watch. While watching this for the 3rd time after a long period of not seeing it. I got a few chuckles out of it, but didn't find it all that funny. But I give credit for the comedic value when it first came out. I mean that laxative joke has been used over and over again after this movie. I am not sure if they are the pioneers of that joke, but they sure made it a hit in comedy flick to come afterwards. This is most definitely one of the movies that kick started Jim Carrey's career.

7.2/10


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