And just like that, Globodyne Corporation--the big media institution where the affluent suburbanite and the company's Vice President, Dick Harper, works--collapses in a grand scandal, Enron-style. To make matters worse, in the worst possible time, Dick's stressed-out travel agent wife, Jane, decides to quit her job--and if this isn't enough--their savings are gone, and nothing can stop Dick and Jane's downward spiral. Now, after a series of failed attempts to keep a job, the desperate and impoverished couple has only one method to stay afloat: to summon up the nerve and steal their way out of misery. However, are Dick and Jane cut out for a life of crime?Written by
Remake of Fun with Dick and Jane (1977) starring Jane Fonda and George Segal. See more »
When Dick and Jane are in the pot hole they said that the electricity was shut off but then Jane put some ice on her face, where did that ice came from? See more »
Globodyne is a consolidator of media properties. Globodyne is a consolidator of media properties. Consolidator. Consolidator.
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Run, Dick, Run
Globodyne's a consolidator of media properties and data retrieval with a focus in fiber-optic content provision. It's basically a synergy of Web-based and platform-based UNIX-driven delivery systems. OK, I made that last part up.
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The start of the ending credits begins with a "special thanks" to former Enron CEO Kenneth L. Lay, who ripped off their employees pensions. The credits then proceed to thank other Enron employees and other companies that have bankrupted, such as Tyco and Worldcom. See more »
I saw this funny movie last Friday and I really have enjoyed this picture. I laugh a lot, and Jim Carrey uses one of the forgotten comedy techniques: the physical humor. Jim is a wonderful and versatile actors nowadays, he can be the funniest man in movies like this one or Ace Ventura (when he takes his humor to the limit), have an excellent contained comedy (as Eternal sunshine of the Spotlees Mind) or a surprising dramatic actor (Thruman Show or Man in the Moon). This movie touches a very sensible theme: empresarial corruption, a subject that, get lost with the comedy and doesn't leave something for being analyzed after the movie. Tea is not a great actress (as a matter of facts, in my opinion she spoils Spanglish) and Renee Zellweger or Reese Whiterspoon could have done a better role.
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