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Old 03-25-2016, 05:27 PM
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I just watched "Dumb and Dumber."

Last week, a friend of mine PVRd "Dumb and Dumber." It was on broadcast TV, so I don't know how it faired with the original version.

It is a work of art. The movie is on par with the Marx Brothers and the Three Stooges. Holy fuck I laughed!

I haven't seen the sequel, so no spoilers please.

Anyway, I just thought I'd express my love for the movie here. Nothing else.

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Old 03-25-2016, 05:46 PM
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Arguably Jim Carey's greatest work.
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Old 03-25-2016, 05:48 PM
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Don't see the sequels.
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Old 03-25-2016, 05:49 PM
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One of the sequels was a cash-in with different actors after Carey had no interest in doing another. The other was a cash-in WITH Carey long after anyone stopped caring. Both are supposedly terrible.
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Old 03-25-2016, 05:50 PM
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Arguably Jim Carey's greatest work.
It's up there but I would put The Truman Show and Eternal Sunshine above it, maybe Cable Guy as well.
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Old 03-25-2016, 06:28 PM
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Oh it was funny. The whole moped thing was perfect low comedy. Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go have a couple of bowls of loudmouth soup.
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Old 03-25-2016, 08:27 PM
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"You can't triple-stamp a double-stamp, Lloyd!!! You can't triple-stamp a double-stamp!!"
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Old 03-26-2016, 12:19 AM
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Dumb comedy very rarely raises to the level of art. Dumb and Dumber is a masterpiece of the genre.
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Old 03-26-2016, 12:51 AM
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Trey Parker and Matt Stone of South Park fame reportedly were given an advance in the late 90s to write a sequel to Dumb and Dumber. Fortunately they were wise enough to realize no sequel could measure up to the original and they returned the money.
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Old 03-26-2016, 01:02 AM
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Did they cut the part where you get a spectacular view of Lauren Holly's bare bottom?
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Old 03-26-2016, 01:10 AM
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The official sequel is better than most people give it credit for. The sense of humour is a match, the jokes are equally as crude, equally as silly, with teh performances from the leads equally as manic. But it was made way too late, is trying a bit too hard, and doesn't have anywhere near as good a storyline.
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Old 03-26-2016, 12:03 PM
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Did they cut the part where you get a spectacular view of Lauren Holly's bare bottom?
No. It was preserved. Thank goodness.
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Old 03-26-2016, 12:09 PM
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No. It was preserved. Thank goodness.
It's so wonderfully spankable!
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Old 03-26-2016, 01:05 PM
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I haven't seen the sequel, so no spoilers please.
Seriously?
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Old 03-26-2016, 04:30 PM
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Fun Fact: The guy who played the heavy in D&D was none other than Charles Rocket, who (if you didn't know) was famous for saying the word "fuck" on SNL in the early '80s. (He was canned from the show not long afterward.)

He committed suicide in 2005 by slitting his throat in the middle of a New England meadow.
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Old 03-26-2016, 04:37 PM
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The snowball fight was great. I pulled that Jeff Daniels move on a GF on a ski trip once. She didn't appreciate it.
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Old 03-26-2016, 05:34 PM
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Hey guys! Whoa, Big Gulps, huh? All right! Welp, see ya later!

Mary, I...desperately want to make love to a schoolboy.

Don't you go dying on me!


One of the most quotable movies of the 90s!
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Old 03-26-2016, 06:19 PM
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Yeah, I'll do it. Sometimes, I'll even have a cup of coffee I forgot about left overnight in the car and I'll finish it the next morning as "iced coffee" (well, at least during the last few months, where it's been winter. I don't really do this during the summer.) And, sometimes, when I just want the caffeine hit and don't care about anything else, I do the OP's tap water and instant coffee thing (though I've been out of instant for a couple months now.) It's all fairly disgusting (well, except for the cold coffee in the car--that actually tastes okay to me.)
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Old 03-26-2016, 06:30 PM
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Yeah, I'll do it. Sometimes, I'll even have a cup of coffee I forgot about left overnight in the car and I'll finish it the next morning as "iced coffee" (well, at least during the last few months, where it's been winter. I don't really do this during the summer.) And, sometimes, when I just want the caffeine hit and don't care about anything else, I do the OP's tap water and instant coffee thing (though I've been out of instant for a couple months now.) It's all fairly disgusting (well, except for the cold coffee in the car--that actually tastes okay to me.)
Lloyd...Lloyd, is that you?
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Old 03-26-2016, 06:36 PM
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Yeah, I'll do it. Sometimes, I'll even have a cup of coffee I forgot about left overnight in the car and I'll finish it the next morning as "iced coffee" (well, at least during the last few months, where it's been winter. I don't really do this during the summer.) And, sometimes, when I just want the caffeine hit and don't care about anything else, I do the OP's tap water and instant coffee thing (though I've been out of instant for a couple months now.) It's all fairly disgusting (well, except for the cold coffee in the car--that actually tastes okay to me.)
Didn't you mean to post that in this thread?
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Old 03-26-2016, 06:46 PM
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Didn't you mean to post that in this thread?
Could have been worse. Could have found a beer bottle that somebody peed in.
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Old 03-26-2016, 07:02 PM
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Huh.

I only saw it once, in the theater. Laughed a lot.

I'll have to see it again.
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Old 03-26-2016, 07:22 PM
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Didn't you mean to post that in this thread?
Umm....*blush*...yeah.... Too many open windows, it seems and not enough caffeine to pay attention.
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Old 03-26-2016, 08:56 PM
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The snowball fight was great. I pulled that Jeff Daniels move on a GF on a ski trip once. She didn't appreciate it.
I have a friend who had plans to make his GF watch the original Dumb & Dumber. When I heard that, my reaction was:
Excuse me, but what were you thinking? When you retell that story, it can only end with "She hated it and I've never seen her again ... she must have left me sometime before the ski trip scenes." or "She hated it and two decades later she won't let me show it to our kids."


Now, since I had no such admonition, I showed my kids... and throughout their grade school years they would demand we rent the VHS (mid 90's, remember?) over and over again. We probably watched it 30 times (second only to Rat Race, another lowbrow comedy classic).
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Old 03-28-2016, 08:14 AM
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Fun Fact: The guy who played the heavy in D&D was none other than Charles Rocket, who (if you didn't know) was famous for saying the word "fuck" on SNL in the early '80s. (He was canned from the show not long afterward.)

He committed suicide in 2005 by slitting his throat in the middle of a New England meadow.
And on the lighter side, Sea Bass was played by Hall of Fame hockey player Cam Neely, currently president of the Boston Bruins.
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Old 03-28-2016, 08:48 AM
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So you liked it a lot. Me too It's one of those that in your mind you feel you should be ashamed of liking but if you admit it, usually other people admit to liking it (a lot ) too.
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Old 03-28-2016, 09:03 AM
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Last week, a friend of mine PVRd "Dumb and Dumber." It was on broadcast TV, so I don't know how it faired with the original version.

It is a work of art. The movie is on par with the Marx Brothers and the Three Stooges. Holy fuck I laughed!

I haven't seen the sequel, so no spoilers please.

Anyway, I just thought I'd express my love for the movie here. Nothing else.

I have always enjoyed this movie quite a bit, myself. Fun stuff!
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Old 03-28-2016, 10:05 AM
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Maybe you should put on these extra gloves. My hands are starting to sweat.

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Old 03-28-2016, 03:01 PM
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Maybe you should put on these extra gloves. My hands are starting to sweat.

Yes! I love the continuation of the action in that scene. When Harry starts choking Lloyd, Lloyd screams "You're hands are FREEZING!" Not worried about his friend choking him in a rage caused by his selfishness, but distress over how cold the hands delivering the possibility of death are. Kind of sums up the whole movie for me, ymmv.
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Old 03-28-2016, 03:03 PM
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Old 03-28-2016, 03:40 PM
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I mentioned this in the original thread for the recent, official Dumb & Dumber sequel, but it's worth mentioning it again whenever the opportunity arises.

Remember the dirty old lady in the hospital bed? I didn't see the movie, but she was featured in the trailers as pretending to hid something under her bed "inside the turkey"? That bit part actress is my kid's Sunday school teacher.
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Old 03-28-2016, 03:42 PM
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Old 03-28-2016, 03:59 PM
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Old 03-28-2016, 04:38 PM
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"You're hands are FREEZING!" and "We have no job! No food! OUR PET'S HEADS ARE FALLING OFF!!!" are probably my two favorite lines from that movie.

That and after Lloyd spikes that hitman's food as a prank with hotsauce and he chokes to death on his own stomach acids, how Jim Carrey delivers that pointing HAAAAA!!! at him on the floor is gold.

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Old 03-28-2016, 04:45 PM
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"You're hands are FREEZING!" and "We have no job! No food! OUR PET'S HEADS ARE FALLING OFF!!!" are probably my two favorite lines from that movie.

That and after Lloyd spikes that hitman's food as a prank with hotsauce and he chokes to death on his own stomach acids, how Jim Carrey delivers that pointing HAAAAA!!! at him on the floor is gold.
"How's your burger?" <snicker-snicker>

My kids and I use that one all the time.

Also - "Wanna hear the most annoying sound in the world?..."
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Old 03-28-2016, 05:10 PM
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It's the soup of the day.

Mmmm.....that sounds good. I'll have that.
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Old 03-28-2016, 10:36 PM
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Old 03-28-2016, 10:48 PM
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[I]Hey guys! Whoa, Big Gulps, huh? All right! Welp, see ya later!
I read somewhere that Carey adlibbed that line because the guys weren't SAG workers and they couldn't talk back.

But D&D is a classic movie. One for the ages.

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