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PG-13| 1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
Conniving attorney Fletcher Reede (Jim Carrey) is an ace in the courtroom, but his dishonesty and devotion to work ruin his relationships. His wife, Audrey (Maura Tierney), has left him for a more dependable man, and Fletcher often breaks the commitments he makes to his beloved son, Max (Justin Cooper). When Max wishes his dad would stop lying for 24 hours, Fletcher suddenly finds that he can only speak the truth -- on the day his career-deciding court case has to be won.

Cast: Jim Carrey , Maura Tierney , Jennifer Tilly , Swoosie Kurtz , Amanda Donohoe , Jason Bernard , Mitchell Ryan , Anne Haney

Director: Tom Shadyac

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: MCA/Universal Pictures [us], Universal Pictures

Liar, Liar (1997)

Release Date: March 21st, 1997|1 hr. 27 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Carrey goes boldly where no funnyman has ventured before, and it's simply amazing to watch him do it. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I am gradually developing a suspicion, or perhaps it is a fear, that Jim Carrey is growing on me. Am I becoming a fan? In Liar Liar he works tirelessly, inundating us with manic comic energy. show more

  • 75
    Barbara Shulgasser San Francisco Examiner

    What's best about this script is the premise: a lawyer who doesn't lie. show more

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