Fun With Dick and Jane (2005)
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as Dick Harper
as Jane Harper
as Jack McCallister
as Frank Bascombe
as Veronica Cleeman
as Oz Peterson
as Billy Harper
as Used Car Salesman
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Dick and Jane thereby emerge comically and sentimentally as the unlikeliest of collectivist crusaders.
The movie starts off silly, soon becomes funny and then skyrockets into irrepressible hilarity.
The title holds true for about 20 minutes or so in the middle of director Dean Parisot's loose remake of the 1977 Jane Fonda-George Segal vehicle ...
Fun With Dick & Jane offers the faintly depressing sight of Jim Carrey, like Dick Harper, doing whatever it takes to earn his supper.
They are funny bits, but there are too few of them. Fun With Dick and Jane just isn't all that fun.
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Compared to most of Carrey's comedies, at least this one tries to do something different and include a certain amount of thoughtfulness, but it is very strangely paced and the laughs simply aren't frequent enough.
I didnt enjoy this movie that much, it was more annoying then actually funny. Not a bad cast but the storyline and Plot is just silly. I dont think its even a movie worth wasting your time watching!
My least favourite Jim Carrey movie. Altough it amused me enough to say it was worth my while, there was something really off about its endeavours to evoke laughter. Carrey does the best he can, so he can't be blamed for it. No, the problem is traced to the lackluster script. There are a few scenes where I came close to a genuine chuckle, but on the whole it's so flat that I felt indifferent to watching it. The only reason I continued, was in the naive hope that it would get better somehow. Sadly though, that never happened, which once again affirms my theory that all the good comedy writers died off at the turn of the millenium (look at what befalled The Simpsons for example, and you'll know that I'm right). Because while we in the 90's got great Carrey flicks like The Mask and Dumb and Dumber, we now have to settle for mediocracy like this and Yes Man. A shame to be sure, because with talent like Jim's, he deserves a lot better.
Fun With Dick and Jane Quotes
|Dick Harper:||[after being punched in the mouth, sound like he is trying to have in American accent] No, I swear, I am an American citizen. [...] No, call my wife... It's ringing.|
|Billy Harper:||[answers the phone] Hola?|
|Jack McCallister:||Dick Harper...Dick Harper...Dick Harper playing the harp, Harpo Marx playing the Jews harp...D.H....D.H.! HAH, you're my designated hitter!|
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