There's Something About Mary (1998)

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Critic Consensus: There's Something About Mary proves that unrelentingly, unabashedly peurile humor doesn't necessarily come at the expense of a film's heart.


Movie Info

The Farrelly Brothers set this romantic comedy in their home state of Rhode Island. In 1985, when teen-nerd Ted Stroehmann (Ben Stiller) challenges a high-schooler who's bullying retarded Warren Jenson (W. Earl Brown), his concern prompts Warren's sister, the dazzling and desirable Mary Jenson (Cameron Diaz) to choose Ted as her senior prom date, a fact Ted's pals find hard to believe. However, on prom night, Ted gets his penis caught in his zipper, so the much-desired date never happens. Living … More

Rating: R (for strong comic sexual content and language.)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly, Edward Decter, John J. Strauss
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 3, 1999
Runtime:
20th Century Fox

Cast


as Ted Stroehmann

as Pat Healy

as Magda

as Tucker/Norman

as Det. Krevoy

as Himself

as Hitchhiker

as Boss' Brother

as Mary's Mom

as Mary's Stepfather

as Boss' Brother

as Detective Stabler

as South Carolina Polic...

as Dom's Wife

as Doctor Zit Face/High...

as Coconut Guy

as Friend 3

as Car Hood Kid

as Car Hood Kid

as Homeless Man

as Medical Assistant 1

as Pants at Ankles Guy

as Paramedic

as Police Officer

as TV News Reporter

as Wine Waitress

as Hot Dog Stud

as Driving Range Sweeti...

as Fireman

as Pizza House Man

as Pizza House Woman

as Joe Bishop Look-Alik...

as Prison Warden

as Bartender

as Dom's Kid

as Dom's Kid

as Mary's Little Friend

as Nimord's Cafe Patron

as Office Assistant

as Hot Club Patron

as Hot Club Patron

as Hot Club Patron

as Hot Club Patron

as Hot Club Patron

as Hot Club Patron

as Hot Club Patron

as Hot Club Barkeep

as Hot Club Barkeep

as Hot Club Barkeep

as Boardroom Babe

as Insurance Spitballer

as Insurance Spitballer

as Insurance Spitballer

as Office Worker

as Officer Worker

as Ashtray Babe

as Camera Hog

as Cigar Smoker

as Architect Partier

as Architect Partier

as Architect Partier

as Architect Partier

as Architect Partier

as Architect Partier

as Architect Partier

as Architect Partier

as Architect Partier

as Architect Babe

as Architect Babe

as Architect Babe

as Cuban Dancer

as Cuban Dancer

as Cuban Dancer

as Cuban Dancer

as Jail Bird

as Jail Bird

as Jail Bird

as Jail Bird

as Jail Bird

as Jail Bird

as Jail Bird

as Jail Bird

as Jail Bird

as Jail Bird

as Jail Bird

as Strip Club Pervert

as Strip Club Pervert

as Strip Club Pervert

as Strip Club Pervert

as Cordosa Gawker

as Cordosa Gawker

as Comic Book Kid

as Fish Hook Kid

as Fish Hook Kid

as Cell Block Masseuse

as Buttercup Singer

as Buttercup Singer

as Buttercup Singer

as Buttercup Singer

as Buttercup Singer

as Buttercup Singer
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Critic Reviews for There's Something About Mary

All Critics (84) | Top Critics (24)

If the sight of a large chunk of a man's private parts caught in the teeth of a zipper is funny -- and I'm not saying it isn't -- then have I got a movie for you.

Full Review… | February 3, 2009
Washington Post
Top Critic

This one is dumbest. And funniest, as if that matters even a little bit!

Full Review… | February 3, 2009
Washington Post
Top Critic

Wrackingly funny.

Full Review… | February 3, 2009
Slate
Top Critic

Crudely made, somewhat overlong and larded with plenty of things that don't work, pic stands as proof positive that a comedy can be far from perfect and still hit the bull's-eye if it delivers when it counts in its big scenes.

Full Review… | February 3, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

Despite my earlier reservations about Bobby and Peter Farrelly, they're progressively winning me over, partly because they keep getting better.

Full Review… | February 3, 2009
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Remarkable for all the sick and politically incorrect sight gags it gets away with in its rule-breaking romp through the supposedly sacred laws of what makes people laugh, and what doesn't.

Full Review… | April 27, 2007
New York Observer
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for There's Something About Mary

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Directors Cat
Directors Cat

Super Reviewer

The best movie by the Farrelly Brothers.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

The Farrelly Bros. make a fun comedy-filled flick that presents the best in both Ben Stiller and Cameron Diaz. Though it suffers minor bumps it is still filled with laughter and jokes. 4/5

Eugene Bernabe
Eugene Bernabe

Super Reviewer

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