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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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2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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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 Baileygates (Jim Carrey) is a Rhode Island state trooper with 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 Waters (Renée Zellweger) 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>

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From gentle to mental

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Writers and directors Peter and Bobby Farrely have said that they came up with the title before they thought out the plot. See more »

Goofs

In the motel scene Charlie gets two cokes. When he returns we see Irene taking off her left shoe twice from different camera angles. See more »

Quotes

[In the roadside eatery, a kid with glasses is slurping his drink annoyingly, and then Charlie transforms into Hank]
Hank Evans: What are you staring at, fucker? You wanna start me up? Just open the choke and pull the cord, pal. I'm due for a seismic event and you're dancing on the fault line.
Kid's Father: [the father stands and approaches] Hey, what is your problem, pal?
Hank Evans: I got no beef with you. This is between me and the kid.
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Crazy Credits

Under the credits, there are pictures of various featured extras identified by name. 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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Featured in Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) See more »

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Celebration
Written by Robert Kool Bell (as Robert Bell), Ronald Bell, George Funky Brown (as George Brown),
Eumir Deodato, Robert Spike Mickens (as Robert Mickens), Claydes Smith,
, J.T. Taylor (as James Taylor), Dennis D.T. Thomas (as Dennis Thomas) and Earl Toon
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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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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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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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