Dumb and Dumber Reviews

August 23, 2017
You cannot deny a laugh, and Dumb and Dumber has plenty.
November 12, 2014
The plot, of course, is merely an excuse for an endless series of gags, and the percentage of them that score is fairly high.
April 28, 2008
Dumb and Dumber, which features Carrey and Jeff Daniels as nitwits traveling cross-country, is a frayed string of gags posing as a movie. Carrey, though, does literal-minded doofdom with peerless enthusiasm.
April 28, 2008
The wholeheartedness of this descent into crude and rude humor is so good-natured and precise that it's hard not to partake in the guilty pleasures of the exercise.
April 28, 2008
This is a long way from the social comedy of Jerry Lewis. The characters here are ultimately turned into punching bags or punch-line dispensers.
January 26, 2006
Given American cinema's current obsession with innocence and ignorance, at least this never romanticises its protagonists. They are genuinely, irredeemably, 100 per cent no-hopers.
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June 14, 2003
May 20, 2003
A movie that fully lives up to its name, right down to an opening credit sequence rife with intentional misspellings and grammatical errors.
January 1, 2000
While I won't claim to have gone through this entire film without laughing, there are some long periods between chuckles.
January 1, 2000
Carrey, I am now convinced, is a true original. In The Mask, he had the screenplay and production to back him up. Here, the filmmaking is more uncertain.