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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.

Director:

Troy Miller

Writers:

Peter Farrelly (characters), Bennett Yellin (characters) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Stack ... Doctor
Mimi Rogers ... Mrs. Dunne
Wayne Federman ... Officer Dave
Lucas Gregory Lucas Gregory ... 8-year-old Harry
Derek Richardson ... Harry Dunne
Eric Christian Olsen ... Lloyd Christmas
Luis Guzmán ... Ray
Rachel Nichols ... Jessica
Elden Henson ... Turk
Eugene Levy ... Principal Collins
Cheri Oteri ... Ms. Heller
Holly Towne Holly Towne ... Preppy Student
Josh Braaten ... Toby
Vahe Manoukian Vahe Manoukian ... Security Guard
William Lee Scott ... Carl
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Storyline

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 »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dumb & Dumber 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,845,064, 15 June 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,276,465

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,267,515
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Just before Harry and Lloyd see the short bus for the first time they are at the corner of Stan St. and Oliver Ave. These are the first names of comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. See more »

Goofs

When the football player writes his name on the chalkboard, the "a" is not curved but straight. In the next scene the "a" is very big and curved. See more »

Quotes

Lloyd Christmas: Somebody chipped my tooth!
Harry: How do you think I feel? Somebody bit me in the forehead!
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Outtakes are shown alongside the ending credits. See more »

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Referenced in James & Mike Mondays: Robocop Versus the Terminator (2014) See more »

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Dum
Written by Vahe Manoukian
Performed by Nutra
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THE WORST PREQUEL...
20 June 2003 | by matija-trostSee 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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