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The Cable Guy

PG-13| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Oddball cable installer Chip Douglas (Jim Carrey) attempts to strike up a friendship with customer Steven Kovacs (Matthew Broderick) by offering him premium channels at no cost. When Steven rebuffs Chip's frequent need for companionship, Chip goes from a mildly eccentric acquaintance to a full-fledged psycho stalker. Though it's increasingly apparent to Steven that the cable guy is dangerous, convincing his friends, family and the authorities of that is another matter entirely.

Cast: Jim Carrey , Matthew Broderick , Leslie Mann , Jack Black , George Segal , Diane Baker , Ben Stiller , Harry O'Reilly

Director: Ben Stiller

Genres: Comedy

The Cable Guy (1996)

Release Date: June 14th, 1996|1 hr. 36 min.

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