Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Dumb and Dumber(1994)
-Lloyd Christmas(Jim Carrey) is a simple minded limo driver who lives in Providence, Rhode Island with his best friend Harry Dunne(Jeff Daniels) who is a part time self employed pet groomer who drives a van converted into a shaggy dog. They plan on opening a pet store called I Got Worms, that specializes in selling worm farms, but due to lack of funds, they are stuck working dead end jobs.

-One day, Lloyd develops a crush on a client he has to drive to the airport, a woman named Mary Swanson(Lauren Holly). She intentionally leaves a briefcase in the airport for some thugs to pick up. Lloyd, completely ignorant of the situation, rushes in to grab it, hoping to get it to her on time, but ends up falling off the tunnel that leads to the airplane. Later on, Lloyd convinces Harry to break out of their boring lives and drive to Aspen to find Mary. On their trail are 2 thugs, Joe "Mental" Mentalino(Mike Starr) and J.P. Shay(Karen Duffy), who both see Lloyd grab the briefcase. On the way, they run into several mistakes, though they manage to escape out of them; a tough redneck named Sea Bass(Cam Neely) bullies Harry and attempts to sexually assault Lloyd, a motorcycle cop(Harland Williams) pulls over the van to cite them for alcohol but accidentally drinks urine in a bottle, Joe managing to hitch a ride with Lloyd and Harry and is intent on killing them with rat poison to get the briefcase, but ends up eating the pills himself when Harry mistakenly feeds them to him, and finally approaching the Colorado border, Lloyd mistakenly re-enters the interstate headed eastbound while Harry sleeps. They argue and later on they make amends by trading in the van for a scooter.

-They head to Aspen, but once there, they can't find Mary. The 2 fight in a park and they finally find out that in the briefcase is money. They check into a luxury hotel and buy a Lamborghini Diablo, promising to return the money in the form of I.O.Us. They finally find Mary by attending a community function to benefit Snowy Owls, with Lloyd planning on asking Mary out on a date. Because of his stupidity, Mary becomes attracted to Harry instead. They make plans for the next day and Harry unfortunately tells Lloyd that she will be waiting for him in a bar. The next day, Harry and Mary go skiing while Lloyd is left waiting for 3 hours in a bar. When he discovers what is going on, a vengeful Lloyd gives Harry tea laced with laxatives and he meets Mary at her house. They head for the suite where they have the suitcase and they are greeted by the mastermind of the ransom, Nicholas Andre(Charles Rocket) who is a confidant of the Swanson family. He holds them at gunpoint upon finding the money gone. Harry returns, but is taken hostage.

-The FBI arrive in the nick of time with Beth Jordan(Victoria Rowell), a woman Harry met at a gas station, leading the way as an undercover agent. Mary is reunited with her kidnapped husband with Lloyd heartbroken and Harry looking on. The final scene in the movie shows them walking the road back home when a busload of bikini-clad Hawaiian Tropic girls pull up, saying they are looking for someone to oil them up. The bus drives on, and they argue about the rules of a tag game.


  • Jim Carrey as Lloyd Christmas; a semi-literate and mischievous man who has been fired from several jobs due to his lack of intelligence and his unwillingness to work "40 hours a week," the most recent of which is driving a limousine.
  • Jeff Daniels as Harry Dunne; a good-natured dog groomer, and best friend to Lloyd.
  • Lauren Holly as Mary Swanson, a woman whose husband, Bobby, has been kidnapped.
  • Charles Rocket as Nicholas Andre; a wealthy resident of Aspen,Colorado, who enjoys fine living. Andre is a long-time confidant of the equally wealthy family of Aspen, the Swansons.
  • Mike Starr as Joe "Mental/Gas-Man" Mentalino; a cold-hearted criminal who works as a henchman for Nicholas Andre. He suffers from severe digestive problems, including ulcers and intestinal gas, for which he is continually seen popping prescription antacid pills.
  • Karen Duffy as J.P. Shay, Mental's female accomplice.
  • Victoria Rowell as Beth Jordan (credited as "Athletic Beauty"), an FBI agent masquerading as a talkative young woman who is moving to Aspen to get away from her clumsy boyfriend.
  • Cam Neely as Sea Bass, a trucker. Neely, also had a brief cameo in one of Jim Carrey's later films, Me, Myself and Irene, again playing Sea Bass.
  • Brad Lockerman as Bobby Swanson, Mary's husband.
  • Lin Shaye as Mrs. Neugeboren
  • Teri Garr as Helen Swanson
  • Hank Brandt as Karl Swanson
  • Harland Williams as Pennsylvania State Trooper
  • Brady Bluhm as Billy the Blind Kid
  • Rob Moran as Bartender
  • Lisa Stothard as Austrian Bus Stop Beauty
  • Connie Sawyer as "Elderly Woman"
  • Fred Stoller as Anxious man at phone

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