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Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

R | | Comedy | 23 June 2000 (USA)
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A nice-guy cop with dissociative identity disorder must protect a woman on the run from a corrupt ex-boyfriend and his associates.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Carrey ... Charlie / Hank
Renée Zellweger ... Irene
Anthony Anderson ... Jamaal
Mongo Brownlee Mongo Brownlee ... Lee Harvey
Jerod Mixon ... Shonté Jr.
Chris Cooper ... Lieutenant Gerke
Michael Bowman Michael Bowman ... Whitey
Richard Jenkins ... Agent Boshane
Robert Forster ... Colonel Partington
Mike Cerrone ... Officer Stubie
Rob Moran ... Trooper Finneran
Daniel Greene ... Dickie Thurman
Tony Cox ... Limo Driver
Andrew Phillips Andrew Phillips ... Lee Harvey - Age 9
Jeremy Maleek Leggett Jeremy Maleek Leggett ... Jamaal - Age 9
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Storyline

Charlie is a Rhode Island state trooper with a multiple personalities. He is otherwise mild-mannered and non confrontational until somebody or something pushes him a little too far. That's when his maniacal alter-ego, Hank, takes over. Charlie is assigned on a routine mission to return alleged fugitive Irene back to upstate New York, but they wind up on the run from corrupt police officers. And their escape would be a lot simpler on everybody involved if Hank didn't keep stepping in at the most inopportune times.... Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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From gentle to mental

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, crude humor, strong language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

23 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Me, Myself and Irene See more »

Filming Locations:

Richmond, Vermont, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$51,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,209,385, 25 June 2000

Gross USA:

$90,570,999

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$149,270,999
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the film, Charley has three full-grown black children. This is an obvious reference to a skit done by the late 'Andy Kaufman' on Late Night with David Letterman, where Andy brought out three full-grown black men as his "adopted" sons. Jim Carrey portrayed Kaufman in the 1999 biopic Man on the Moon (1999). See more »

Goofs

After Charlie's thumb has been shot off he dives into the water to rescue Irene. When he reaches out for her with his left hand the thumb is back in place. See more »

Quotes

Shonte Jr.: Man how the hell can they call Pluto a planet? No motherfucking planet has an elliptical orbit. This shit don't make no sense.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there's a search for the missing thumb. See more »

Alternate Versions

In a special edition release to home video in 2001, there were seven deleted scenes shown after the movie. The scenes were as follows:
  • a scene of the Colonel talking to Charlie/Hank who is taking a dump on his neighbor's lawn where Charlie/Hank also gives his opinion on an article in the newspaper, and it's being witnessed by Jamaal, Lee Harvey and Shonte Jr.;
  • Charlie and Irene meet up with the owner of the cow they had tried to kill;
  • while Irene is being interrogated, Charlie goes into his hotel room and takes out a watermelon and a photo of Irene and gets an idea; soon before Charlie and Irene leave the hotel room, a watermelon with a hole in it rolls out from under the bed;
  • a comical sex scene;
  • in the car, Irene hangs a mirror on the rear-view mirror, the sun shines through it and onto Whitey's hat, causing it to catch fire. They throw it into the back of the handicapped guy's car;
  • an extended 'butt chin' scene;
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Connections

Spoofs Arachnophobia (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

I Love Life
Written by Jimmy Kelleher (as Jimmy Luxury) and James D'Angelo (as Tommy Rome)
Performed by Jimmy Kelleher (as Jimmy Luxury) and The James D'Angelo (as Tommy Rome) Orchestra
Courtesy of Epic Records/WORK
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Jim Carrey and the Farrely doing what they do best.
3 July 2000 | by bat-5See all my reviews

There is probably no other movie coming out this summer that will produce more from the gut laughs than Me, Myself & Irene. Sure it's crude, sure it's vulgar and juvenile at times, but sometimes we just have to take ourselves back to when we were younger and used to laugh at things that we would otherwise find rather disgusting. The main treat is to watch Carrey transform from the sweet natured Charlie to the vulgar, Dirty Harry sounding Hank. Hank does things that not many people would even dream of, and it's a kick to see him get away with some of them. Equally funny are Charlie's three sons, who are highly intelligent, love their dad and use a certain phrase to great effect. Some may find this movie offensive and occasionally funny at times, but I found it enjoyable from beginning to end. A good way to blow off steam from a bad day.


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