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1. Dumb and Dumber
Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
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Delivering exactly what its title promises, this celebration of stupidity was Jim Carrey's 1994 follow-up to Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and The Mask. The film pairs the rubber- faced wacky man with Jeff Daniels as the not-so-dynamic duo of Lloyd and Harry, dunderheads who come into the possession of a briefcase containing ransom money that is intended for Mob-connected kidnappers.Lauren Holly costars as the woman who lost the briefcase, and with whom Carrey falls in love (both in real life and as his moronic on-screen character). As Lloyd and Harry make a mad dash to return the briefcase (never aware of its contents), the bumbling buddies attract Mobsters, cops, and trouble galore.This lowbrow laugh-a-thon scores some solid hits for hilarity, but with gags involving ill-fated parakeets, buxom bimbos, and an overdose of laxatives, be prepared to put your brain--and good taste--on hold. --Jeff Shannon ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Best (and funniesr) movie ever made!
I'll tell you, flat out, perfectly honest, i've seen this movie about.... oh, say 60, maybe 70 times, i can recite the whole movie from memory, and have noticed every single joke possibly concievable from this movie. SO whi is it, that every time I watch it, I crack up hysterically every 20 seconns? it because of the shear genius of Lloyd Christmas'(Carrey) utter stupidity, because of Harry Dunn's(Daniels) complete lack of any common sense. The movie isnt like other comedies, you know, the ones you buy, laugh at them once, watch it again, and say,"Why did I even think of buyin' this?" Well this movie, about two complete idiots, who have been best friends all their life, aqcuire a briefcase that was left in an air terminal by the prettiest woman Lloyd has ever seen. Now Lloyd and a reluctant Harry travel cross country, from Providence to Aspen, just to return the briefcase. Along the way, they'll unkowingly run into kidnappers, "laid back country folk" as Lloyd would say, and more than one police squad, just to return a briefcase that they dont even know whats in it, or the entire womans name! You have to see it!

4-0 out of 5 stars It's supposed to be dumb, people!
I don't why many movie critics from the past and the present critically panned this film. It's freakin' hilarious! It paved the way for disgusting comedies like THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY and SCARY MOVIE. By the way, the Farrelly brothers, who masterly directed this film, also did MARY.

Anyway, DUMB & DUMBER will leave in hesterics! Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels are amazingly stupid as characters Lloyd and Harry. The two lovable losers from Rhode Island go cross country to Aspen, Colorado to return a loaded briefcase to a woman named Mary (Lauren Holly), whom Lloyd is in love with. But the two dimwits don't know that assassins are on theyre' tail to retrieve the briefcase! Ok, everyone know's the storyline, so let's talk about the humor in the film.

One of my favorite scenes in the film is when a cop pulls Harry and Lloyd for a speed ticket, and unknowingly drinks a beer bottle with Lloyd's yerin in it. Funny! And when the dipstick Harry sticks his tongue to a frozen pole (borrowed liberally from A CHRISTMAS STORY) and experiences horrible diahorea. Sounds crude, but it's movie magic at its best. Oh yeah, the scene where Lloyd accidently killing a endangered snow owl, and saying the line "Boy this party really died", is a classic Carrey moment.

If your a fan of Carrey and the Farrelly Brothers, or like disgusting comedies, or just simply a moron, you'll love this film! One of Carrey's best!

5-0 out of 5 stars Hilariously funny comedy classic!
I was absolutely appalled at how horrible the prequel "When Harry Met Lloyd" was when released in 2003 so I went back to the original from 1994 and let me tell you, it is still a really funny and witful comedy classic.

Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey are an amazing team starring as two really low-wealth bums in the run-down slums of the east coast rustbelt and when Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) is a taxi driver at the airport, an attractive woman (Lauren Holly) accidentally leaves behind an important suitcase with important material and now Harry along with his longtime dim-witted friend Harry Dunn try to compete to win her heart over and go all the way to Aspen, Colorado to return the suitcase to her but they are unaware that they are being persued by a criminal couple involved in a criminal crime ring.

This movie is just plain funny and while certainly not a masterpiece by any means, it is nonetheless a memorable movie by both of the lead actors and Daniels and Carrey are a wonderful comedy duo team and a pity taht Derek Richardson and Eric Christian Olsen could not take notice of how well the former two did on this original movie.

This is a movie that warrants taking off the thinking cap for a while and get out the soda and popcorn and share a laugh with your friends.

5-0 out of 5 stars Just hilarious!
By far Jim Carrey's best film he has ever done in his entire life. Even if you can't stand him, you can't help laughing in this. The film is about Lloyd (Jim Carrey) and Harry (Jeff Daniels, who is equally as funny). Lloyd is at his Limo driving job and he picks a woman up to take to the airport. But he falls deeply in love with her, and when he drops her off, she forgets to take her briefcase and Lloyd chases after her... but he just misses her (an excellent scene!). So, he doesn't know what to do with the case. He persuades his friend Harry to go out in their car to find her and give it back to her. Harry soon says: "ok" and they headto Aspen to return the case. But the case isn't what the seem it is to be, and they could be the wrong guys to have hold of it.

The film has just so many out-ragious scenes, including a scene in a restaurant were they fill this guys' bruger up with spicy peppers and he heats up when he takes a bite. The film does come to one of those endings were the villain shows up and it gets less funny and more serious.

So, right from the very minute this starts you'll be laughing. Any words that come out from Harry or Llyod's mouth is just so hilarious.

5-0 out of 5 stars The Jim Carrey Show (guest-starring Jeff Daniels)
Harry and Lloyd (Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey) are bosom buddies and undoubtedly the two most stupid human beings on the face of the earth. They get involved in a kidnap-for-ransom scheme that prompts them to undertake a cross-country drive to Aspen, Colorado. Along the way, there are plenty of comic episodes.

Although Jeff Daniels is great, Jim Carrey really carries this movie. He is absolutely incredible. I suppose that every generation needs its own Jerry Lewis, but Carrey out-Jerry-Lewises the original. His energy, flexibility, and unerring instinct for the madcap are quite amazing, and I think that future generations will remember him as a great comedian. Check out the fight scene in the restaurant, for example, and notice how many long, unbroken shots comprise it. This film is lowbrow to be sure, but it cracks me up every time. What more can you really ask from a comedy? ... Read more


2. Kingpin
Director: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
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The team behind Dumb and Dumber and There's Something About Mary--two really stupid, gross-out films that worked and were quite funny--also made this really stupid, gross-out comedy that doesn't work and isn't funny at all. Woody Harrelson stars as a former bowling phenomenon with a hook for a hand, and Randy Quaid is an Amish farmer with a hidden talent for pins. The two join forces and get a sexy business partner (Vanessa Angel), and the film starts looking more and more like a jokey variation of The Color of Money. The Color of Money, however, didn't feature jokes about having oral sex with a hideous landlady or defecating in a sink or dragging disgusting stuff out of one's teeth with a length of floss. Bill Murray provides some much-needed relief as Harrelson's ex-partner turned rival. How come this stuff is obnoxious while the equally perverse punch lines of There's Something About Mary are a riot? It's a great mystery, all right, but there it is. --Tom Keogh ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Kingpin Rules!
By far the best and funniest of the Farelly Brothers films, the overlooked Kingpin features a lot of laughs and a truly excellent soundtrack. Woody Harrelson plays Roy Munson, a once promising bowler whose career is cut short along with his right arm. Randy Quaid plays Ishmael, an unworldly Amish man whose one vice is bowling. After being down and out for several years Munson convinces Ishmael to enter a $1 million winner take all bowling tournament in Reno. Roy and Ishmael hustle their way across the country from Pennsylvania. Along the way they hook up with the beautiful Claudia played by Vanessa Angel. Bill Murray plays top professional bowler Ernie McCracken. McCracken is a total scumbag who is largely responsible for Munson's misery. This movie is loaded with laughs with most gags hitting the mark. By the end of the movie, if you have any heart at all, you will find yourself rooting for Roy and Ishmael. My only complaint is that the home version contains added scenes that were best left edited out of the movie.

4-0 out of 5 stars The best movie from the Farrelly Brothers.
Woody Harrelson is Roy Munson, an has been pro bowler, who have been given a second choice to teach an Amish bowling whiz named Ishmael (Randy Quaid). Together, they have have the chance to win the million dollar at reno in the tournament. Along the way, they meet Claudia (Vanessa Angel), an beautiful woman wuth brains & attitude. In thier road trip, they become the best of friends and they would do anything to keep eachother happy.

Directed by Peter & Bobby Farrelly (Dumb & Dumber, Shallow Hal, Osmosis Jones) made thier Best Comedy yet. DVD`s has an fine anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1) transfer and Pan & Scan is included. Good Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. An amusing commentary track from Directors:The Farrelly Brothers. Entertaining film and also one of the best comedies ever. This DVD Edition is R-Rated:Director`s Cut with 4 mintues of Additional Footage. Don`t Miss, this Outrageous Comedy from the Farrelly Brothers. Written by Barry Fanaro (The Crew & Men in Black 2) and Mort Nathan. Super 35. Grade:A-.

5-0 out of 5 stars KINGPIN
As ``Kingpin'' opens in 1969 in Ocelot, Iowa, a promising young man is told, ``You can apply everything about bowling to your daily life.'' Only 10 years later, that young man is the winner of the $1,000 Odor-Eaters Bowling Championship. His name is Roy Munson (Woody Harrelson), and his future lies ahead of him, as indeed everyone's does. Then he meets Ernie McCracken (Bill Murray).

McCracken is everything Munson will never be, a cocky, wise-cracking bowler who seems mighty sophisticated to a kid from Ocelot, as he calls for his favorite drink (``Tanqueray and Tab''). Ernie spots Roy's great potential, and uses him in an attempt to hustle an alley full of very tough bowlers. They spot Roy as a ringer, are enraged, and end his bowling career by amputating his hand in the ball return.

So begins a long, dark decade for Roy, who without his bowling hand finds nothing to do but drink himself into oblivion in a scummy boarding house. He fits his arm with a hook, and buys a cheap rubber hand to wear over it, to display his state championship ring. Life is bad. Then one day in an alley he meets a kid with tremendous bowling talent.

So begins the odyssey of ``Kingpin,'' a very funny movie, and sometimes even funnier than that. The film has been directed by the Farrelly brothers, Peter and Bobby, who also made the Jim Carrey movie ``Dumb and Dumber.'' I did not quite recommend ``D & D,'' but perhaps I should have, considering how loudly I laughed at the scene involving the parakeet with the Scotch tape around its neck.

In ``Kingpin,'' I laughed like that again and again. No doubt the movie is vulgar, and tries too hard for some of its laughs; I am reminded of Mel Brooks' defense of ``The Producers'' (``This movie rises below vulgarity''). Some of the gags don't work, and yet I laughed at the Farrellys' audacity in trying them. And the humor isn't just gags and punch lines, but one accomplished comic performance after another.

The leads come together with the joy and assurance of actors who know they are in material that's working. Harrelson is a hapless drunk who finally bottoms out when he finds himself in bed with his unspeakable landlady. Murray is superb as the kind of guy you know is a con man, but allow to con you anyway, simply because he so intensely desires to. Randy Quaid is the talented kid, Ishmael--an Amish farmer whose hobby is a secret from his family. And there is a beautiful girl they meet along the way, named Claudia and played by Vanessa Angel, who at first seems like decoration and then proves herself as a comic actress able to hold her own in this company.

I could steal all the movie's best punch lines and repeat them here, but that would be unfair. One of the joys of the film is that you can't see a lot of the laughs coming. There are moments, for example, involving Roy's attempt to help out on the farm by doing the milking. And a moment involving his rubber hand and a bowling ball. And the timing in a scene where a fake assailant gets hot coffee in his face--twice. And little throwaway jokes in the background, such as a performance of ``The Jeffersons on Ice.''

The plot follows the obligatory outlines of most sports movies. Roy decides to become Ishmael's manager and mastermind his victory in a $1 million Reno bowling tournament. Their paths inevitably cross Ernie's, who is still out there hustling after all these years. They encounter rich guys who like to bet on bowling. And everything leads up to the big tournament.

Murray, who has been offscreen for the middle parts of the movie, when it sags a little, returns in the big finale, sporting one of those comb-over haircuts where every surviving strand does double-duty. In the heat of competition, his comb-over flies up like a sail, and makes him look like a strange animal, an iguana maybe, as he attacks the lanes. Meanwhile, the audience and the broadcasters display an unseemly interest in Harrelson's rubber hand.

Movies like this require a kind of daring. There are jokes that must have made even the filmmakers groan (the business of removing the horse's shoes, for example). Good taste, prudence and timidity had no place on the set. The Farrellys cut no corners and took no prisoners. ``Kingpin'' provides the release of many kinds of laughter, including the most rare: disbelieving.

4-0 out of 5 stars Underrated Comedy
I'm not a huge fan of Farrelly brother movies because, as a rule, I don't really go in for gross-out humor. But when I saw "Kingpin", I even considered trying "Dumb and Dumber" again to give these wonderful men another chance. "Kingpin" is very similar to the pair's other movies in that there is indeed some disgusting humor, but unlike other efforts such as "There's Something About Mary", there is an actual story here, with a plot, character development, and even a fair amount of heart.

5-0 out of 5 stars Absolute Genius
This movie might just be the funniest movie ever made - depending on the day of the week - it is so outright funny, that its hard to believe. Everything about this movie is genius. Bill Murray is amazing - the final 'bowl-off' with Woody defies description - with the comb-over and the 'YES - I AM FINALLY ABOVE THE LAW' and 'Well I didn't want to lose to a guy with a hook' . Woody as Roy Munson is also brilliant. He comes across as the epitome of a man who has been kicked over and over again - but somehow still retains an edge to him. The scene with the landlady is perhaps the greatest laugh you will ever have. Wow! Anyone who doesn't like this movie - must have some sort of brain damage. It isn't Shakespeare people - it is simply a fantastic comedy that centers around ...................BOWLING. Now who would have believed that!? ... Read more


3. Me, Myself & Irene
Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
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4-0 out of 5 stars A FUNNY AND FILTHY FARCE...
If you are a fan of the Farrelly brothers other movies, "King Pin", "There's Something About Mary", and "Dumb and Dumber", then you will really enjoy this movie. The Farrelly brothers and Jim Carrey are a match made in heaven. Their style suits Carrey's, as the movie is full of the physical comedy and sight gags which are Carrey's forte.

This is a pretty funny, though somewhat sophomoric, movie. It is also pretty filthy, at times, and definitely not for the movie goer of delicate sensibilities. There is something to offend just about everyone, so be prepared.

The basic premise of the movie is simple. A Rhode Island state trooper, Charley Baileygates, played by Jim Carrey, marries the prettiest and smartest girl in town. After she gives birth to triplets for whom Charley could not possibly be the father, for reasons obvious to the viewer, she later leaves him for another man, her soul mate and likely father of the triplets. She leaves Charley with the triplets, whom he raises as his own. The cuckolded Charley goes on to become the town joke and a seriously repressed man.

Eighteen years later, he snaps and begins to express his anger through an alternate personality and quintessential bad boy who calls himself Hank. Hank has attitude and plenty of it, and he lets everyone know that he is mad as hell and is not going to take it anymore. Charley's superiors send him to be evaluated, and he is given medication to control his psychiatric disorder.

Enter Irene, played by Rener Zellweger. Charley is asked to escort her to upstate New York where she is ostensibly wanted on a hit and run. Unbeknownst to either of them, she is being hunted down by dirty cops who are looking to silence her, as it is believed that she may have information that could take down her crooked ex boyfriend who is being investigated by the EPA.

During their trip, Hank, Charley, and Irene have a host of advantures, which are often hilarious, as Charley and Hank battle over who will become the dominant personality. The low key Zellweger is a good foil for the rubber faced Carrey's physical comedy. As Charley and Irene are pursued by the dirty cops, the now grown triplets, funny and profane, also add another element, as they go to their father's rescue.

The DVD has something for everyone, as it has a plethora of bonus features. It is a DVD that all Carrey fans should have in their collection.

4-0 out of 5 stars Carrey Scores Big Laughs
What happens to a guy who lives with repressed frustration for years? And what happens when he's taken all he can, and he just can't take any more? Well, the Farrelly Brothers, that zany duo who brought us "Dumb and Dumber," and "There's Something About Mary," have the answer: Something snaps! And this time around they have Jim Carrey on hand to illustrate their premise in "Me, Myself & Irene," a movie that is by turns outrageous, gross, stupefying, visually eclectic, unpredictable, and most importantly, hilarious. Carrey and the Farrelly Brothers are a match made in cinematic comedic heaven; and their previous outing together (Dumb and Dumber) was merely a warm up for this one. Here, Carrey is Charlie, an eighteen year veteran of the Rhode Island Highway Patrol. Finally, when his psychological needs reach the boiling point, the dam bursts, and out steps "Hank," the answer to his years of suppressed anger and avoiding confrontation, and it all gives Jim Carrey a chance to really break loose. And does he ever. In what amounts to a dual role, Carrey here proves that he is nothing less than a master of physical transformation; his initial change into Hank is awesome to behold, and as the story progresses he slips effortlessly between one character and the other, and his final confrontation (with himself) is a riot. And he does it by dexterously taking it to the edge without going completely over the top into the ridiculous. Renee Zellweger (Irene) gives a notable performance here, as well; initially somewhat nondescript, she warms up as things move along, and ultimately her Irene emerges as a rather endearing character. It's a tough part, given the fact that she is competing, somewhat, in what is predominately a showpiece for Carrey, but she is just winsome enough to keep herself in the running throughout. The supporting cast includes Robert Forster (the Lieutenant, Captain, Colonel), Michael Bowman (Whitey) and Chris Cooper (Joe). As with all of their movies, this offering from Peter and Bobby Farrelly is not going to be for everyone; it is politically incorrect and anything but subtle from beginning to end, and some of the jokes are down right crass, crude and barbaric. But if you're familiar with the Farrelly's previous work, you'll know what to expect; if not, just steel yourself and get ready for a wild ride. It is funny, at times hysterical, and it's one of Carrey's best performances, one in which he aptly demonstrates just how versatile he really is. There are some over-the-top, gross-out sight gags, definitely not for the squeamish, and some of the language is off-color. No matter what your personal sensitivity level is, there is a good chance you will find something here offensive, but you're going to laugh at "Me, Myself & Irene," even if it's in spite of yourself. At the very least, you're going to find out what all the fuss is over Jim Carrey. One way or another, this is one movie you're not likely to forget, and the chances are pretty good that you're going to want to see it again.

3-0 out of 5 stars 3 and a 3rd star's
Me, Myself & Irene is a pretty funny movie; But it's comedic value dosent hold up as strong the 2nd and 3rd time around like many great comedy's. This movie does have a couple of moments of that great "Shock comedy" that the Farrelly brothers put into alot of there movie's. But apon vewing it the second time around, it wasnt as funny...but still, thats not to say its not funny at all, dont get me wrong on that.

I wont waste your time explaining the plot, im sure 100 people have alreadys written about that.

The bonus features are decent, I dont know if its the same for the regioun 1(US/CANADA) versions, but the Regioun 4(Australian) version I was almost going to return, because it said it came with a music video, featurette's and things on the cover, but when I went to the bonus features on the menu, it only showed deleted scenes and trailers...but I figured out that there is a type of 'easter egg' on the main menu. You have to go to the upper right button, and click up, then a message comes on the screen saying somthing like "have you taken your medication?" and when you select "no" the screen kind of scrambles, the menu changes, and the rest of the bonus features are found from that extra features in that menu!

One thing I do want to say: The Farrely Brothers commentary has got to be the most annoying of them all, I think i first read about it in Mad Magazine or somthing? But it's true...if you want the most useless information and crap about actors on screen, like an extra way in the background that you wouldnt even take note of, you will get the full biography from them about how the Farellys know them, or what member of fammily they are? and pretty much there details on where they live and every movie theyve been in... maybe informative to some people? but ZZzzzzzzzzzzz to me... I would have thought there commentarys might be funny? I laughed maybe 2 or 3 times, but zzzzzzz the rest!!!!! apparently they do that with every commentray!!! zzzzzzzzzzzz...oh, and i cant forget there most boring details about every song in the movie and they talk about everything about them more then the movie, how, what,why,where,when....Zzzzzzzzzz

4-0 out of 5 stars Gross in parts but it grows on you
The first time I watched this I thought it was fairly gross with way too much reliance on sexual/bathroom humor. However after seeing it again there are some incredibly funny performances that make this one worth owning. Jim Carrey is the only actor on the planet who could pull off the transitions between the dual personalities of Charlie and Hank. His facial expressions and physical comedy are the heart and soul of this movie. I think the 3 guys who play his sons are hysterically funny and their profanity laced speech cracks me up every time they make an appearance. These three guys are the most foul-mouthed geniuses to ever appear in a film. Rene Zellwinger is very good in her role as well. Overall this is a pretty decent comedy with some very quotable scenes. For fans of Dumb and Dumber(and we know you're out there) this is a must.

4-0 out of 5 stars A very interesting comedy
How does this movie only get 3 out of 5 when it is one of his classic movies he plays a Paranoid Schitrzophrenic with Split Personality wich would officially never happen but still.He beats him self up and stuff not Dumb and Dumber but still he does some great acting in this and should get some credit
Acting 10 Story 6 Direction 7 Action 9 Entertainment 9
Overall=41/50 wich definantly means 4 stars a nice movie ... Read more


4. Shallow Hal
Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
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5-0 out of 5 stars very romantic
Shallow Hal is indeed funny as all hell, with the inimitable Jack Black playing Hal, who as a young boy is told by his dying father, a reverend on painkillers, to seek out "young hot tail --- that's what it's all about." Hal grows up to be this clubbing lizard going after supermodel types at all times.

One day he's stuck in an elevator with guru Tony Robbins, who changes his perception to only see the inner beauty (or lack thereof) in everyone he meets (excluding people he already knows.) Hal suddenly starts seeing raving beauties everywhere, including Rosemary (Gwyneth Paltrow), his boss's daughter who is actually severely overweight.

It's romantic to see Rosemary's self-image change as she realizes Hal really does think she's beautiful, after going for so long convinced that she's not. Hal, in turn, sees her as without physical flaws and so, instead of looking for any, he gets to know her as a person, something he's never done before.

This is a great date movie, and it makes you examine if you're shallow or not when it comes to people's appearances vs. their souls. It's a great concept, and ingeniously acted.

4-0 out of 5 stars Not hypnotized...but de-hypnotized!
Everyone probably knows the plot by now: Hal (played by Jack Black) is as shallow as any typical young heterosexual male who prefers only the best-looking females, as opposed to going for females with good-natured personalities (with physically undesirable aspects.) All of this changes when a twist of fate brings him into contact with a motivational speaker (Tony Robbins.) He then gets hypnotized into seeing the inner beauty of people (which comes off as gorgeous physical appearances), as opposed to seeing their so-called "undesirable" physical attributes. He meets a gorgeous gal named Rosemary (played by Gwyneth Paltrow), and falls for her. Little does he know that she's a grossly overweight female, as opposed to the tall, thin, blonde-haired bombshell that he sees (as the result of the hypnosis he's undergone.) Meanwhile, his close friend (played by Jason Alexander) notices the change in Hal's perceptions, and tries to figure out the cause of this.

While many people note the change in approach from The Farrelly Brothers' normally immature, gross-out comedies, I have to venture to say that this change isn't as large as some note, but nevertheless, it can be spotted. Although There's Something About Mary featured many immature gags revolving around bodily fluids and such other seemingly taboo subjects, underneath it all, I found it to be a poignant (although kooky) love story with heart and a message. However, what makes this change more relevant, is that the gross-outs are toned down considerably, and the poignant aspects are not camouflaged. While the movie does have it's humorous moments (Jason Alexander's character in general was the funniest thing about the movie for me), I hesitate to call it a non-stop laugh fest, and is not in the same league as other typical comedies. Jack Black in particular didn't crack me up as much as he did in say Orange County. This isn't a bad thing, as his character is mostly the central focus in the film, and it does not represent anything as remotely silly as what was featured in the aforementioned film. Instead, he takes on a more ambiguous role - one of which exhibits a balance of subtle humor and good-hearted thoughtfulness.

I rate this 4 stars out of personal preference, but this film is quite clever with it's ingenious use of dialogue, as well as exhibiting a nice balance between subtle humor and thought-provoking attributes.

5-0 out of 5 stars the last guy is stupid
i dunno what the last guy is talking about this movie has a good message about not judging poeple by their outside self alone but to judge their personalities as well as what we see. he must be extreamlely stupid to say that this movie didn't say that sucessfuly when it did in reality. that or he must be as shallow as the characters are in teh movie. i'm in the 7th grade and even I know what the message of shallow hal is. shallow hal is a funny movie, and despite what the last nimwit tried to say (i think he/she was trying to sound all smart when he/she is really a duma$$) the movie teaches us that beauty isn't only skin-deep! also about the spell, it only works on people hal hasnt seen before, so his nieghbor and best friend are supposed to appear as normal (and rosemarys dad as well) so that flaw people are complaining about is also not correct. i love this movie so stop reading this and go see it NOW NOW NOW!

2-0 out of 5 stars The real moral here
What I learned after watching this movie is that if someone who is extremely shallow and only pursues hotties suddenly becomes successful with hotties, he/she will one day instantly lose his/her shallowness. Why did I learn this instead of what the Farrley brothers set out to teach us? Simple: the stupid spell that Hal (Jack Black) was put under was garbage! In the beginning, he pursues hotties who reject him (who are hotties in reality, at least according to standards of society). After the spell, guess what? Surprise surprise.......he still pursues hotties (only this time, he's the only one who sees knock-outs; everyone else sees....well....what society has deemed less than knock-outs). He is still only interested in scoring with supermodels, and what really bothered me was the conversation Hal had with Mauricio (Jason Alexander) after he removed Hal's spell, and Hal could no longer locate the hottie he once saw sitting at the restaurant, known as Rosemary (Gwyneth Paltrow). Hal goes balistic on Mauricio, because "I had a beautiful, intelligent, funny, (blah blah blah) woman, and YOU MADE HER DISAPEAR," proving without a doubt that he still is shallow after the spell! All of her good qualities dissapear, only because her looks aren't a 10, and we are supposed to believe that Hal is turning over a new leaf? What sucks more is that, for no logical reason, the first time Hal looks at Rosemary (for real as an obese woman, and knows that it is her), he can instantly not only accept her, but want her. THIS ISN'T REALISTIC, PEOPLE!!! People who are shallow their whole life and don't look past the surface of people can't, in the blink of an eye, desire someone who physically, most people would consider a reject (wouldn't that be nice!). Basically, this movie wants us to believe that there's an on/off switch in our brain that can be flipped at-will to make us attracted to people we've never been attracted to before, which is completely untrue. This is why the transformation this movie tries to show us via Hal lacks logical soundness, and why this movie fails to teach us anything. While I did not find this movie offensive (it was actually quite funny at times, thanks to our three leads), I did finish the movie questioning how deep shallow Hal had managed to become.

3-0 out of 5 stars Good comedy; too many awkward moments
Jack Black and Jason Alexander are masters of the art of comedy. We all know Alexander from the show "Seinfeld" (I think he and Cramner are much funnier than Seinfeld himself), and Jack Black is in the band Tennacious D (sp?), and has been in such movies as High Fidelity and Orange County. In Shallow Hal, these two don't dissapoint, especially in the scenes where they are together. I was on the floor laughing during the scene where Mauricio (Alexander) and Hal (Black) are at the bar and Mauricio first notices that Hal is dancing, and ultimately desiring, people that most Americans would find physically unatractive. Also, Gwyneth Paltrow plays her role very well, and isn't a sappy romantic leading woman like most are these days (ehhhhem.....Julia Roberts). She plays Rosemary, a kind, but overweight woman who, after some therapy that only allows him to see the inner beauty in future woman, appears to Hal to look gorgeous. This should, potentially, set up some very funny situations, and it does at times. However, it doesn't always tend to.

More often than not, this sets up too many awkward situations where realistically, Rosemary would have said something like "I never wanna see you again, you a$$hole!" Such moments include the scene where Rosemary and Hal are at lunch after they just meet, and the two argue about her beauty. Hal tells her that she must be "what.....110, 112 pounds?" I don't know in what world the directors must have been in to honestly let that one slide, but most overweight women would have slapped Hal, and been out the door. And that's just one of many scenes like it. They make the some parts of the movie uncomfortable to watch, at best. Fortunately, Black and Alexander manage to keep you laughing after scenes like the aforementioned. The second flaw in this movie is the spell that Hal is under. If the spell was supposed to make Hal see the inner beauty in people, then their looks should not have changed. In other words, this spell that Tony Robbins (Anthony Robbins) puts Hal under doesn't allow Hal to beomce less shallow; he STILL only goes after women who look like models to him. So, all of a sudden, at the end of the movie, he is instantly able to look past Rosemary's weight, and falls for her THE FIRST TIME HE SEES THE REAL HER! Bogus!!! I don't buy it one bit!! However, the amount of genuine laughs this movie contains still merit it 3 stars. ... Read more


5. Osmosis Jones
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3-0 out of 5 stars Clever idea features every bodily function gag imaginable
A reasonably entertaining blend of live action and animation with the live action scenes directed by the Farrelly brothers.
Bill Murray is a lazy zookeeper who is unable to take proper care of himself. Inside his body live animated blood cells. One, a cop named Osmosis Jones (voiced by Chris Rock) decides to try and save Murray by challenging the orders of his superior (voiced by William Shatner) and give Murray the chance to turn his life around. The movie also features the voice talents of Brandy, Larry Fishburne, Ron Howard and David Hyde-Pierce. Kid Rock also makes an appearance in animated form as Kidney Rock.
OSMOSIS JONES is a movie all ages ought to enjoy, even if the animation is a bit iffy at times, but in general it's a clever, humorous piece of entertainment with Rock and Hyde-Pierce (as Jones's partner) providing excellent voice performances. As with SHREK, the character animation vaguely resembles the actors. Larry Fishburne is especially effective and menacing as the bad guy. I would also advise viewers not to eat during the movie as there is a rather low rent mucus gag and an amusing zit gag. Basically every bodily function joke you can think of is present in OSMOSIS JONES.

5-0 out of 5 stars Ridiculous entertainment does not equal great cinema
Osmosis Jones is one of those movies you almost feel like you have to apologize for liking. Well, forget about it, because this is a very funny and downright entertaining movie with no class whatsoever!

The scenes bounce between live acting and full animation, determined by whether we are outside or inside the body of Frank. The casting for this silly and peculiar movie was expertly chosen for both live and voice roles.

Live, we have Bill Murray as Frank, in his most disgusting character since Caddyshack. Chris Elliot plays his brother Bob, and manages to challenge Murray in the "disgusting slob" category. Murray eats a hard boiled egg that landed in monkey doodoo, and thus introduces Thrax into his body, a red-death virus determined to take over Frank and kill him. (voiced by Laurence Fishburne)

Inside of Frank, we go to the animation where Chris Rock is the voice of our hero, a white blood cell named Osmosis Jones. Jones is a detective for the City Of Frank, where William Shatner does the voice for Mayor Phlemming. Jones knows something is wrong, but the Mayor denies any illness could occur in Frank. But just to be safe, he "manually overrides" Frank and has him take a cold pill.

Meet Drix, the huge and snotty cold pill, whose voice is played by David Hyde Pierce (Frazier's brother Niles). Jones and Drix make an unlikely team as they hunt down Thrax and try to stop him from killing Frank.

Nothing is taboo here; they go to the nose and get caught up in the wave of snot when Frank's allergies act up, they travel to The Zit, Frank's hottest new club where Kidney Rock is playing (Kidd Rock), and Jones reminisces about the time he hit the "Panic Button" in Frank's stomach, causing him to vomit all over his daughter Shane's teacher. (played live action by Molly Shannon)

Boogers, snot, vomit, farts, and zits; its all here. Ron Howard even does a guest voice as Tom Colonic, running for Mayor against Phlemming, who broadcasts his campaign commercial from The Bowels.

This is visceral entertainment with a squishy feel to it, riotously funny and well endowed with toilet humor; silly campy comedy at its very best. In David Litton's excellent review below, he mentioned that this was a "Fun Time-waster". Indeed it is, David. Enjoy!

2-0 out of 5 stars Boring Not Enough Action Gross Stupid.
Osmosis Jones Stinks!!! I t was on Cartoon Network on Direct TV and worst it was at my school!!! I watch this stupid Movie Everywhere!!! Not Even Funny Its gross The story is dirty sick father ate an egg that was spit on by a monkey and the egg was pooped on and he ATE IT!!! Osmosis Jones a Terrible character This movie is short thankfully The reason i gave this movie 2 stars is because I loved the character RED DEATH He is cool!!! Red Cool Talker and He has a long claw that burns stuff. Anyway dont watch this movie. OVERATED

3-0 out of 5 stars If you're not a cartoon character, please leave the building
When I first heard of this movie, I thought: how neat, a fun and educational way for kids to learn about how the human body works. I'm glad I watched it first on my own, though, because I'm not sure I'd let any children of my acquaintance watch this. At least not the young ones.

I think the movie would have been better without any of the live action characters (Bill Murray, Chris Elliott, etc.) for two reasons. First of all, they're just disgusting. Too disgusting. It got to the point where I'd watch all of Bill Murray's scenes with my hands over my face, peeking between my fingers. Between the running snot, exploding pimples, and ingrown toenails, the "gross-out factor" just goes way, way over the top. To me, it stopped being amusing and became just repugnant early on. Like, his first scene.

Second, I think the final scenes, when Bill Murray ends up in the emergency room, are far too intense for younger viewers. He basically dies on the table in front of his young daughter (Elena Franklin), who's led away sobbing by nurses. He comes back from the brink of death, of course, and all ends well, but it's still pretty traumatic and graphic.

The animation sequences, however, are just wonderful. Bill Murray's character is the "City of Frank," complete with a police force (the white blood cells, featuring Chris Rock), a highway system, airport (Frank's stomach), and even a political campaign (with William Shatner as the incumbent mayor in "Cerebellum Hall" and Ron Howard as his challenger). The whole city system inside Frank was a really clever idea and very well executed. David Hyde Pierce is also wonderfully "uncool" and fussy as over-the-counter cold pill, Drix ("I was developed at the University of Chicago, where I graduated Phi Beta Capsule"). It's a whole new take on the "good cop, bad cop" movies.

All this having been said, I'm pretty sure I would watch thie movie again, but I'll be fast forwarding through the live action sequences. Just cartoon germs for me, thank you.

1-0 out of 5 stars pure stupid
this is stupid and gross and nothing works in this movie. horrible I will say and BIl Murray is wasted as the man who Osmosis Jones and Drexel are in. maybe a little bit for kids but this one is so bad I had to keep my head from stop spinning it was so dumb and so is the end. from the Farrelly brothers and the guys from Space Jam. they couldve done a much better job. Chris Rock, Laurence Fishburne, David Hyde Pierce, Kid Rock, Brandy and William Shatner do voices. Molly Shannon and Chris Elliott also star as well. ... Read more


6. There's Something More About Mary (Widescreen 2-Disc Collector's Edition)
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3-0 out of 5 stars Gross, crude...funny Farrelly Bro's comedy
There's Something About Mary (1998) Cameron Diaz, Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon, Lee Evans, Chris Elliot, Lin Shaye, D: Bobby and Peter Farrelly. Brace-face softy/nerd Stiller finally gets the confidence of asking the girl of his dreams-a friendly knockout named Mary (Diaz)-to go to the prom, but an accident that leaves him incapacitated-physically and mentally-keeps him from seeing her again. Thirteen years pass, and he hires a sleazy undercover agent (Dillon) to track her down, who falls for her as well. Overly hyped moron-comedy, a Farelly Brothers collaboration that crosses DUMB AND DUMBER turf, is outrageous for two hours (having characters not trying to be funny but encountering embarrassments), and definitely hits the "gross guardrails". Diaz is more appealing than most as she smiles as much as possible, and Stiller and Dillon are very funny. Don't forget the unforgettable "hair-gel" gag ("Is that hair-gel?") and the zipper scene ("Is it the frank or the beans?"). Running Time: 119 minutes and rated R for nudity, crude sexual humor and language.

4-0 out of 5 stars "All I got are these coins from Nepal. . ."
Hats off to the Farrelly brothers. These guys can take off-colored humor, outrageous sight gags, sophomoric gimmicks, recycled comedy, a hopelessly nerdy leading man (Ben Stiller), and still put together a very funny movie. THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY is pure tongue-in-cheek, towel-popping comedic bliss that makes fun of anything and everything--and offers no apologies.

This movie is a celebration of in-your-face sight gags: a johnson caught in a zipper, a petrified dog revived by an electric jolt, a dash of "all natural" hair gel. The visual comedy assaults you, wave after wave, and never lets up. It's comedy you would expect to find in the third stall of the locker room, comedy so off-the-wall and immature you can't believe the sound of your own laughter.

Matt Dillon surprised me; this actor can flat out play a humorous role. Cameron Diaz is perfect as Mary, the title character, while Ben Stiller is just. . .Ben Stiller. While THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY doesn't break new comedic ground, it darn sure enhances the genre. Granted, some of the stuff was lame, but I'm game.
--D. Mikels

4-0 out of 5 stars GREAT EXTRAS!
This funny, slapstick movie from the Farelly brothers has Ben Stiller hunting down a long lost High School love, with the usual crude gags and sharp turns along the way.

Get the widescreen 2-disc director's cut, because it's loaded with special features like gag reels, behind the scenes stuff, interviews, etc.

Rated R (contains language, semi-nudity, crude humor relating to sexual content, slapstick violence-- no blood and references to drug abuse)

Starring Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon and Cameron Diaz

5-0 out of 5 stars The best comedy of the 90s, new story, crazy comedy.
Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon, Chris Elliot, Lee Evans and Cameron Diaz are great in this hillarious comedy with lots of great scenes and interesting plots that lead to a series of slapstick disaster. There are so many scenes, including my favorite, where the dog (Puppy) and Stiller (Ted) fight that are hillariously funny and keep you laughing.

If you like what the Farrelly Brothers bring to the comic, comedy world, this movie has it. I loved the fact that they mixed up comedy and romance to make a huge hit. The pure gem of comedy, this will be the funniest rated comedy you'll come accross.

2-0 out of 5 stars Bad movie
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7. Stuck On You (Widescreen Edition)
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5-0 out of 5 stars New meaning for "buddy system"
The Farrelly brothers have a knack for producing films (SHALLOW HAL, DUMB AND DUMBER, KINGPIN) about awkward subjects in a manner such that they'd be taken to task for political incorrectness if the results weren't so funny.

In STUCK ON YOU, Bo (Matt Damon) and Walt (Greg Kinnear) are the owners of a Martha's Vineyard burger joint in which they also do the cooking. This doesn't sound like the basis for much of a plot except that Bo and Walt are twins conjoined above the hip. They share a liver, most of which belongs to Bo - a situation that has so far caused them to reject the surgical separation that would perhaps endanger Walt's life. In any case, they'd decided long ago that their condition wouldn't hold them back. So, when Walt announces that he wants to go to Hollywood and become an actor, Bo decides to go along (so to speak). Of apparent benefit to Bo is that his internet girlfriend, May (Wen Yann Shih), lives in Los Angeles. There are problems though. Bo has acute stage fright, and he's never even told May that he has a brother. Walt, however, firmly believes that everything will work out. He even suggests that Bo can be his stunt double so he, Walt the Star, won't get hurt.

While watching this clever and highly entertaining comedy, I was impressed by the amount of movement choreography and rehearsal that must have been necessary for Damon and Kinnear to act in concert in some very intricate ways. This is apparent as we watch the twins cook-up six burgers in 3 minutes to meet their restaurant's standing promise ("Food in 3 minutes, or it's free!"), play baseball, ice hockey, and football, slow dance with dates, and beat up on a a group of harassers. Then there's the bit when they get into a fist fight with each other that's worth the price of admission.

Several screen personalities appear as themselves, most notably Cher and Meryl Streep. The former pokes great fun at her real life public persona. In my opinion, Cher is to be admired and applauded for evidently not taking herself too, too seriously. I can't imagine most of Tinseltown's prima donnas taking similar swipes at their overblown images.

Awhile ago, I saw CALENDAR GIRLS, to which I granted five stars simply because it was unpretentious, pure entertainment that left me completely satisfied and with a grin on my face. At the risk of cheapening the 5-star rating, I'm awarding STUCK ON YOU the same. It's not a great film and likely won't be nominated for any Oscars but, you know, great good fun in any form shouldn't be over-analyzed by snobbish reviewing. Life is too short.

3-0 out of 5 stars Unattached
Comedy directors, Peter and Bobby Farrelly, haven't really had a "mega-hit" since There's Something About Mary. After seeing the Stuck On You trailer in theaters, I was sure it was going to be another lackluster film, along the lines of Me Myself And Irene. While not quite on the same level of disappointment, as that Jim Carrey movie, Stuck On You, isn't exactally a laugh riot either.

Bob (Matt Damon) and Walt (Greg Kinnear) Tenor are small-town legends who excel at sports, and who are the proud owners of a fast-food restaurant where their four hands work the grill at lightning speed. When the acting bug bites Walt, he convinces Bob to honor their childhood pact to never hold back the other, and the brothers head west for the bright lights of Hollywood. Bob and Walt make fast friends with their sultry neighbor, April (Eva Mendez) who helps Walt get his foot in the door as a porn star. Things begin to look even better for Walt when the boys encounter a legendary Hollywood diva. Whatever happens to the boys, one thing is for sure... nothing will ever come between them.

The film's comedy relies on the fact that the brothers are truly stuck together. It's just too bad that the teaming of Damon and Kinnear didn't produce the kind of chemistry that's so vital in order for this to work. Damon, who can be funny, seemed to be trying too hard. And I still say Kinnear, should have stayed on cable TV's Talk Soup, rather than make the movie leap...Other than As Good As It Gets, has he even been in a "popular" movie since then?? Some of the jokes and bits are funny, but frankly the Farrelly's seem to be playing it safe here. The laughs are not as rapid fire or ireverent as I expeted. The biggest sight gag wears thin too after the first 30 minutes or so...

The audio commentary by the Farrelly Brothers is ok--the two don't take things too seriously and I had more fun with the track than the film itself. The eight deleted scenes wouldn't have amounted to making the movie any better--had they been included. Of the three featurettes: "It's Funny: The Farrelly Formula," "Bringing Stuck on You to the Screen," and "The Makeup Effects", I enjoyed watching the one that details the make-up secrets the best. The others are pretty generic and don't really offer much that you wouldn't expect them to. In the cross promotion department: the extras offer a short look behind the scenes at the comedy Dodgeball(?) and other future DVD releases. A brief blooper reel, TV ads, the Stuck On You theatrical trailer round out the disc.

Stuck On You is rather middle of the road as far as the Farrelly Brothers filmography is concerned...A risky buy a better rental but beware either way.

1-0 out of 5 stars A Disappointment
I saw Greg Kinnear in Sabrina and As Good as It Gets, and thought that he was marvelous in both. I saw Matt Damon in Ocean's Eleven, and thought he was great in that as well.

I saw Shallow Hal, which was also directed by the Farelly brothers, and thought that (aside from being kind of stupid) it was really funny.

I hated this film, and there weren't any redeeming qualities at all. I kept waiting for Kinnear and Damon's wonderful acting abilities to pop out and completely bring back the entire movie.

It didn't happen.

I wouldn't recommend this to anyone- it was a complete disappointment for me.

4-0 out of 5 stars The Moral of the Story
Some may look at this film as either a low, bottom of the barrel joke to make fun of conjoined twins or some will be expecting a laugh a minute no brainer movie. But anyone who knows what a Farrelly movie is like (and that means MOST of their movies) that this one is neither. Many people fail to see the heart and message that most of the Farrelly bros. films offer. It isn't about gags or over the top humour; they are really about the underdogs. The ones who are trying to fight their way to some degree of respect in whatever they're trying to achieve. Yes, there is some humility in it, but overall, these characters do learn a lesson as well as the people around, against and for them. If you watch other Farrelly bros. films you can see a trend here.

"Kingpin," for instance, takes the man who use to be the"could have been" pro bowler of a small town. In an unfortunate circumstance, he loses his hand and therefore his dreams of becoming a pro bowler have drowned any possibilities of it ever happening.

"Dumb & Dumber" seems to have you rooting for the underdog wackiness of the two friends who seem to not get it together with thier intelligence, but they still earn the respect from others because of their overall goodheartedness. Let's say they're kinda like Lennie & George in "Of Mice and Men." Just a slight bit less brighter.

If one can overlook the overall silliness and see the message behind these movies, then one can truly and successfully dissect and analyze a story, with an open and humble mind.

1-0 out of 5 stars Stupid
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8. There's Something About Mary
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There's Something About Mary is one of the funniest movies in years, recalling the days of the Zucker-Abraham-Zucker movies, in which (often tasteless) gags were piled on at a fierce rate. The difference is that cowriters and codirectors Bobby and Peter Farrelly have also crafted a credible story line and even tossed in some genuine emotional content. The Farrelly brothers' first two movies, Dumb and Dumber and Kingpin, had some moments of uproarious raunch, but were uneven. With Mary, they've created a consistently hilarious romantic comedy, made all the funnier by the fact that you know that they know that some of their gags go way over the line.

Cameron Diaz stars as Mary, every guy's ideal. Ben Stiller plays a high-school suitor still hung up on Mary years later; the obstacles standing between him and her include a number of psychotic suitors, a miserable little pooch, and, oh yeah, a murder charge. The Farrellys' admittedly simplistic camera work, which adapts easily to a TV screen, and the fact that you'll likely laugh yourself so silly over certain scenes you'll want to replay them to see what you were missing while you were busy convulsing, make this a perfect video movie. --David Kronke ... Read more

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3-0 out of 5 stars Gross, crude...funny Farrelly Bro's comedy
There's Something About Mary (1998) Cameron Diaz, Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon, Lee Evans, Chris Elliot, Lin Shaye, D: Bobby and Peter Farrelly. Brace-face softy/nerd Stiller finally gets the confidence of asking the girl of his dreams-a friendly knockout named Mary (Diaz)-to go to the prom, but an accident that leaves him incapacitated-physically and mentally-keeps him from seeing her again. Thirteen years pass, and he hires a sleazy undercover agent (Dillon) to track her down, who falls for her as well. Overly hyped moron-comedy, a Farelly Brothers collaboration that crosses DUMB AND DUMBER turf, is outrageous for two hours (having characters not trying to be funny but encountering embarrassments), and definitely hits the "gross guardrails". Diaz is more appealing than most as she smiles as much as possible, and Stiller and Dillon are very funny. Don't forget the unforgettable "hair-gel" gag ("Is that hair-gel?") and the zipper scene ("Is it the frank or the beans?"). Running Time: 119 minutes and rated R for nudity, crude sexual humor and language.

4-0 out of 5 stars "All I got are these coins from Nepal. . ."
Hats off to the Farrelly brothers. These guys can take off-colored humor, outrageous sight gags, sophomoric gimmicks, recycled comedy, a hopelessly nerdy leading man (Ben Stiller), and still put together a very funny movie. THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY is pure tongue-in-cheek, towel-popping comedic bliss that makes fun of anything and everything--and offers no apologies.

This movie is a celebration of in-your-face sight gags: a johnson caught in a zipper, a petrified dog revived by an electric jolt, a dash of "all natural" hair gel. The visual comedy assaults you, wave after wave, and never lets up. It's comedy you would expect to find in the third stall of the locker room, comedy so off-the-wall and immature you can't believe the sound of your own laughter.

Matt Dillon surprised me; this actor can flat out play a humorous role. Cameron Diaz is perfect as Mary, the title character, while Ben Stiller is just. . .Ben Stiller. While THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY doesn't break new comedic ground, it darn sure enhances the genre. Granted, some of the stuff was lame, but I'm game.
--D. Mikels

4-0 out of 5 stars GREAT EXTRAS!
This funny, slapstick movie from the Farelly brothers has Ben Stiller hunting down a long lost High School love, with the usual crude gags and sharp turns along the way.

Get the widescreen 2-disc director's cut, because it's loaded with special features like gag reels, behind the scenes stuff, interviews, etc.

Rated R (contains language, semi-nudity, crude humor relating to sexual content, slapstick violence-- no blood and references to drug abuse)

Starring Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon and Cameron Diaz

5-0 out of 5 stars The best comedy of the 90s, new story, crazy comedy.
Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon, Chris Elliot, Lee Evans and Cameron Diaz are great in this hillarious comedy with lots of great scenes and interesting plots that lead to a series of slapstick disaster. There are so many scenes, including my favorite, where the dog (Puppy) and Stiller (Ted) fight that are hillariously funny and keep you laughing.

If you like what the Farrelly Brothers bring to the comic, comedy world, this movie has it. I loved the fact that they mixed up comedy and romance to make a huge hit. The pure gem of comedy, this will be the funniest rated comedy you'll come accross.

2-0 out of 5 stars Bad movie
Bad movie, overrated, I smiled a cople of times. Do not waste your money ... Read more


9. There's Something About Mary (Widescreen Edition)
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10. Stuck On You (Full Screen Edition)
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5-0 out of 5 stars New meaning for "buddy system"
The Farrelly brothers have a knack for producing films (SHALLOW HAL, DUMB AND DUMBER, KINGPIN) about awkward subjects in a manner such that they'd be taken to task for political incorrectness if the results weren't so funny.

In STUCK ON YOU, Bo (Matt Damon) and Walt (Greg Kinnear) are the owners of a Martha's Vineyard burger joint in which they also do the cooking. This doesn't sound like the basis for much of a plot except that Bo and Walt are twins conjoined above the hip. They share a liver, most of which belongs to Bo - a situation that has so far caused them to reject the surgical separation that would perhaps endanger Walt's life. In any case, they'd decided long ago that their condition wouldn't hold them back. So, when Walt announces that he wants to go to Hollywood and become an actor, Bo decides to go along (so to speak). Of apparent benefit to Bo is that his internet girlfriend, May (Wen Yann Shih), lives in Los Angeles. There are problems though. Bo has acute stage fright, and he's never even told May that he has a brother. Walt, however, firmly believes that everything will work out. He even suggests that Bo can be his stunt double so he, Walt the Star, won't get hurt.

While watching this clever and highly entertaining comedy, I was impressed by the amount of movement choreography and rehearsal that must have been necessary for Damon and Kinnear to act in concert in some very intricate ways. This is apparent as we watch the twins cook-up six burgers in 3 minutes to meet their restaurant's standing promise ("Food in 3 minutes, or it's free!"), play baseball, ice hockey, and football, slow dance with dates, and beat up on a a group of harassers. Then there's the bit when they get into a fist fight with each other that's worth the price of admission.

Several screen personalities appear as themselves, most notably Cher and Meryl Streep. The former pokes great fun at her real life public persona. In my opinion, Cher is to be admired and applauded for evidently not taking herself too, too seriously. I can't imagine most of Tinseltown's prima donnas taking similar swipes at their overblown images.

Awhile ago, I saw CALENDAR GIRLS, to which I granted five stars simply because it was unpretentious, pure entertainment that left me completely satisfied and with a grin on my face. At the risk of cheapening the 5-star rating, I'm awarding STUCK ON YOU the same. It's not a great film and likely won't be nominated for any Oscars but, you know, great good fun in any form shouldn't be over-analyzed by snobbish reviewing. Life is too short.

3-0 out of 5 stars Unattached
Comedy directors, Peter and Bobby Farrelly, haven't really had a "mega-hit" since There's Something About Mary. After seeing the Stuck On You trailer in theaters, I was sure it was going to be another lackluster film, along the lines of Me Myself And Irene. While not quite on the same level of disappointment, as that Jim Carrey movie, Stuck On You, isn't exactally a laugh riot either.

Bob (Matt Damon) and Walt (Greg Kinnear) Tenor are small-town legends who excel at sports, and who are the proud owners of a fast-food restaurant where their four hands work the grill at lightning speed. When the acting bug bites Walt, he convinces Bob to honor their childhood pact to never hold back the other, and the brothers head west for the bright lights of Hollywood. Bob and Walt make fast friends with their sultry neighbor, April (Eva Mendez) who helps Walt get his foot in the door as a porn star. Things begin to look even better for Walt when the boys encounter a legendary Hollywood diva. Whatever happens to the boys, one thing is for sure... nothing will ever come between them.

The film's comedy relies on the fact that the brothers are truly stuck together. It's just too bad that the teaming of Damon and Kinnear didn't produce the kind of chemistry that's so vital in order for this to work. Damon, who can be funny, seemed to be trying too hard. And I still say Kinnear, should have stayed on cable TV's Talk Soup, rather than make the movie leap...Other than As Good As It Gets, has he even been in a "popular" movie since then?? Some of the jokes and bits are funny, but frankly the Farrelly's seem to be playing it safe here. The laughs are not as rapid fire or ireverent as I expeted. The biggest sight gag wears thin too after the first 30 minutes or so...

The audio commentary by the Farrelly Brothers is ok--the two don't take things too seriously and I had more fun with the track than the film itself. The eight deleted scenes wouldn't have amounted to making the movie any better--had they been included. Of the three featurettes: "It's Funny: The Farrelly Formula," "Bringing Stuck on You to the Screen," and "The Makeup Effects", I enjoyed watching the one that details the make-up secrets the best. The others are pretty generic and don't really offer much that you wouldn't expect them to. In the cross promotion department: the extras offer a short look behind the scenes at the comedy Dodgeball(?) and other future DVD releases. A brief blooper reel, TV ads, the Stuck On You theatrical trailer round out the disc.

Stuck On You is rather middle of the road as far as the Farrelly Brothers filmography is concerned...A risky buy a better rental but beware either way.

1-0 out of 5 stars A Disappointment
I saw Greg Kinnear in Sabrina and As Good as It Gets, and thought that he was marvelous in both. I saw Matt Damon in Ocean's Eleven, and thought he was great in that as well.

I saw Shallow Hal, which was also directed by the Farelly brothers, and thought that (aside from being kind of stupid) it was really funny.

I hated this film, and there weren't any redeeming qualities at all. I kept waiting for Kinnear and Damon's wonderful acting abilities to pop out and completely bring back the entire movie.

It didn't happen.

I wouldn't recommend this to anyone- it was a complete disappointment for me.

4-0 out of 5 stars The Moral of the Story
Some may look at this film as either a low, bottom of the barrel joke to make fun of conjoined twins or some will be expecting a laugh a minute no brainer movie. But anyone who knows what a Farrelly movie is like (and that means MOST of their movies) that this one is neither. Many people fail to see the heart and message that most of the Farrelly bros. films offer. It isn't about gags or over the top humour; they are really about the underdogs. The ones who are trying to fight their way to some degree of respect in whatever they're trying to achieve. Yes, there is some humility in it, but overall, these characters do learn a lesson as well as the people around, against and for them. If you watch other Farrelly bros. films you can see a trend here.

"Kingpin," for instance, takes the man who use to be the"could have been" pro bowler of a small town. In an unfortunate circumstance, he loses his hand and therefore his dreams of becoming a pro bowler have drowned any possibilities of it ever happening.

"Dumb & Dumber" seems to have you rooting for the underdog wackiness of the two friends who seem to not get it together with thier intelligence, but they still earn the respect from others because of their overall goodheartedness. Let's say they're kinda like Lennie & George in "Of Mice and Men." Just a slight bit less brighter.

If one can overlook the overall silliness and see the message behind these movies, then one can truly and successfully dissect and analyze a story, with an open and humble mind.

1-0 out of 5 stars Stupid
I was shocked such talented actors were talked into making such a stinker of a movie. I guess they were paid handsomely. I could not muster enough interest to stay until the movie was finished. ... Read more


11. There's Something About Mary (Full Screen Edition)
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3-0 out of 5 stars Gross, crude...funny Farrelly Bro's comedy
There's Something About Mary (1998) Cameron Diaz, Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon, Lee Evans, Chris Elliot, Lin Shaye, D: Bobby and Peter Farrelly. Brace-face softy/nerd Stiller finally gets the confidence of asking the girl of his dreams-a friendly knockout named Mary (Diaz)-to go to the prom, but an accident that leaves him incapacitated-physically and mentally-keeps him from seeing her again. Thirteen years pass, and he hires a sleazy undercover agent (Dillon) to track her down, who falls for her as well. Overly hyped moron-comedy, a Farelly Brothers collaboration that crosses DUMB AND DUMBER turf, is outrageous for two hours (having characters not trying to be funny but encountering embarrassments), and definitely hits the "gross guardrails". Diaz is more appealing than most as she smiles as much as possible, and Stiller and Dillon are very funny. Don't forget the unforgettable "hair-gel" gag ("Is that hair-gel?") and the zipper scene ("Is it the frank or the beans?"). Running Time: 119 minutes and rated R for nudity, crude sexual humor and language.

4-0 out of 5 stars "All I got are these coins from Nepal. . ."
Hats off to the Farrelly brothers. These guys can take off-colored humor, outrageous sight gags, sophomoric gimmicks, recycled comedy, a hopelessly nerdy leading man (Ben Stiller), and still put together a very funny movie. THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY is pure tongue-in-cheek, towel-popping comedic bliss that makes fun of anything and everything--and offers no apologies.

This movie is a celebration of in-your-face sight gags: a johnson caught in a zipper, a petrified dog revived by an electric jolt, a dash of "all natural" hair gel. The visual comedy assaults you, wave after wave, and never lets up. It's comedy you would expect to find in the third stall of the locker room, comedy so off-the-wall and immature you can't believe the sound of your own laughter.

Matt Dillon surprised me; this actor can flat out play a humorous role. Cameron Diaz is perfect as Mary, the title character, while Ben Stiller is just. . .Ben Stiller. While THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY doesn't break new comedic ground, it darn sure enhances the genre. Granted, some of the stuff was lame, but I'm game.
--D. Mikels

4-0 out of 5 stars GREAT EXTRAS!
This funny, slapstick movie from the Farelly brothers has Ben Stiller hunting down a long lost High School love, with the usual crude gags and sharp turns along the way.

Get the widescreen 2-disc director's cut, because it's loaded with special features like gag reels, behind the scenes stuff, interviews, etc.

Rated R (contains language, semi-nudity, crude humor relating to sexual content, slapstick violence-- no blood and references to drug abuse)

Starring Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon and Cameron Diaz

5-0 out of 5 stars The best comedy of the 90s, new story, crazy comedy.
Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon, Chris Elliot, Lee Evans and Cameron Diaz are great in this hillarious comedy with lots of great scenes and interesting plots that lead to a series of slapstick disaster. There are so many scenes, including my favorite, where the dog (Puppy) and Stiller (Ted) fight that are hillariously funny and keep you laughing.

If you like what the Farrelly Brothers bring to the comic, comedy world, this movie has it. I loved the fact that they mixed up comedy and romance to make a huge hit. The pure gem of comedy, this will be the funniest rated comedy you'll come accross.

2-0 out of 5 stars Bad movie
Bad movie, overrated, I smiled a cople of times. Do not waste your money ... Read more


13. Shallow Hal/Me Myself & Irene
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4-0 out of 5 stars TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE...
If you are a fan of the Farrelly brothers other movies, "King Pin", "There's Something About Mary", and "Dumb and Dumber", then you will really enjoy these two comedies.

"Me, Myself. and Irene" is a pretty funny, though somewhat sophomoric, movie. It is also pretty filthy, at times, and definitely not for the moviegoer of delicate sensibilities. There is something to offend just about everyone, so be prepared.

The basic premise of the movie is simple. A Rhode Island state trooper, Charley Baileygates, played by Jim Carrey, marries the prettiest and smartest girl in town. After she gives birth to triplets for whom Charley could not possibly be the father, for reasons obvious to the viewer, she later leaves him for another man, her soul mate and likely father of the triplets. She leaves Charley with the triplets, whom he raises as his own. The cuckolded Charley goes on to become the town joke and a seriously repressed man.

Eighteen years later, he snaps and begins to express his anger through an alternate personality and quintessential bad boy who calls himself Hank. Hank has attitude and plenty of it, and he lets everyone know that he is mad as hell and is not going to take it anymore. Charley's superiors send him to be evaluated, and he is given medication to control his psychiatric disorder.

Enter Irene, played by Renee Zellweger. Charley is asked to escort her to upstate New York where she is ostensibly wanted on a hit and run. Unbeknownst to either of them, she is being hunted down by dirty cops who are looking to silence her, as it is believed that she may have information that could take down her crooked ex boyfriend who is being investigated by the EPA.

During their trip, Hank, Charley, and Irene have a host of adventures, which are often hilarious, as Charley and Hank battle over who will become the dominant personality. The low key Zellweger is a good foil for the rubber faced Carrey's physical comedy. As Charley and Irene are pursued by the dirty cops, the now grown triplets, funny and profane, also add another element, as they go to their father's rescue.

The Farrelly brothers and Jim Carrey are a match made in heaven. Their style suits Carrey's, as the movie is full of the physical comedy and sight gags which are Carrey's forte.

"Shallow Hal" is one of the better films by the Farrelly brothers. Though they have not shaken off their lowbrow sense of humor, they have managed to better incorporate it into their film, so as not to lose all credibility. As a result, they have put together a pretty decent and unusual romantic comedy.

The plot revolves around our not so good looking leading man, Hal Larson (Jack Black) who, due a traumatic scene with his dying father when only nine years old, is fixated on dating only women who have super model looks. Pumped up by his equally not so good looking, best friend, Mauricio Wilson (Jason Alexander), Hal is hell-bent on dating only good looking women no matter how stupid, mean, or self absorbed they may be. It is no wonder that he has yet to find the woman of his dreams.

A run in with motivational speaker, Tony Robbins, changes Hal's life, when Tony places a subliminal message into Hal's subconscious, causing him to see only the person's inner beauty. When his path crosses that of the morbidly obese, but warm and kindly Rosemary Shanahan (Gwyneth Paltrow), it is love at first sight for him. He does not see a fat girl but a beautiful and luminous Gwyneth Paltrow.

Hal continues to see only the inner beauty of all those whom he meets,
until he is brought back to a jarring reality by his erstwhile best friend. What happens when faced with the reality of having a morbidly obese girlfriend is a trial and tribulation that only Hal can resolve. Will true love win out? Watch the movie and find out.

Gwyneth Paltrow is sensational as Rosemary. Her delivery is affecting, as she comes across as sensitive, sweet, and hesitant, as well as somewhat lacking in confidence. She is absolutely incandescent in the role. She effectively plays the part of Rosemary, as if she were a young woman unused to the attentions of a suitor. She is also quite funny at times, as Hal's comedic foil.

Jason Black, as Hal, is also funny, though somewhat wooden. He is obviously a comedian, rather than an actor. Still, he manages to play his part effectively, overall, though I found him to be somewhat uncharismatic. Jason Alexander plays his role a bit too over the top, almost manic, and ends up being more obnoxious, rather than funny. In the end, however, when his own personal secret comes out, it really is a hilarious moment in true Farrelly brothers fashion. The rest of the supporting cast is very good and effectively contribute to the comedic efforts of the film.

While this film emphasizes that inner beauty is what is important, it does so, however, while still making fun of fat people at their expense. When Gwyneth Paltrow asks for a slice of cake and proceeds to cut off a third of the cake for herself, the film is continuing to propagate stereotypic notions of fat people. A number of sight gags further serve to underscore this premise. This is, however, a Farrelly brothers comedy, after all, and to be expected. ... Read more


14. Big Momma's House/Me Myself & Irene
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15. Just Married / There's Something About Mary
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16. Dodgeball / There's Something About Mary
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