Dumb & Dumber Poster

Release Date: 1994

PG-13|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Imbecilic best friends Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) stumble across a suitcase full of money left behind in Harry's car by Mary Swanson (Lauren Holly), who was on her way to the airport. The pair decide to go to Aspen, Colo., to return the money, unaware that it is connected to a kidnapping. As Harry and Lloyd -- who has fallen in love with Mary -- are pursued across the country by hired killers and police, they find both their friendship and their brains tested.

Cast: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Teri Garr, Karen Duffy, Mike Starr, Charles Rocket, Victoria Rowell

Director: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: New Line Cinema, Motion Picture Corporation of America

Keywords: Amusing, Playful, Rivalry, Best friend, 1990s, Friendship, Hotel, Hilarious, Rescue, House, Underdog, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

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  • This wacky buddy road film... has a brilliant glow of intelligence behind the stupidness. It's easily the funniest movie of the year. show more

  • An atrocious movie. An offensively stupid movie. A movie so witless and so crammed with bathroom humour that you will be deeply thankful for the darkness that envelops you - it lets you hide the fact (disturbing as it is) that you do laugh at the antics of Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, in spite of yourself. show more

  • The plot, of course, is merely an excuse for an endless series of gags, and the percentage of them that score is fairly high. But since the jokes are based over and over on the fact that Lloyd and Harry are really, really dumb, a certain repetitive factor sets in. show more

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