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Funny Farm (1988)


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Chevy Chase stars as Andy Farmer, a sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth (Madolyn Smith) to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion. Of course, seclusion is the last thing the Farmers find in the small, eccentric town, where disaster awaits them at every turn. The veteran production staff features the likes of composer Elmer Bernstein, cinematographer Miroslav Ondricek, production designer Henry Bumstead, and director George Roy Hill (The Sting, The



May 18, 1999

Warner Home Video

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All Critics (21) | Top Critics (5) | Fresh (12) | Rotten (6) | DVD (2)

The year`s funniest movie to date.

January 16, 2013 Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune
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Surprisingly funny

July 18, 2010 Full Review Source: Film Freak Central
Film Freak Central

...cute, easygoing, and engaging.

July 14, 2010 Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis
Movie Metropolis

Silly, but Chase adds his own brand of humor.

June 1, 2007

One of Chase's better vehicles (although that may be damning with faint praise)

October 7, 2005
Kalamazoo Gazette

Not to bad for a Chase comedy. Love those lamb fries.

January 1, 2005
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

One of Chevy's best.

October 28, 2003
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April 16, 2003 | Comments (4)
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Middling star vehicle that wastes its director's talents.

February 2, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Lightweight and fluffy, but Chase is surprisingly kinda charming!

July 26, 2002

Audience Reviews for Funny Farm

An hilarious movie about a writer who moves out to the country to get some peace and quiet so he can write, but finds it's not that easy. Chase is fantastic in this movie, I really enjoyed it.
March 6, 2011

Super Reviewer

Dated, but funny! Funny farm is pure hilarity!
January 27, 2010
KJ Proulx

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    1. Andy Farmer: If I cant make a Friend, I'll God damn buy one.
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