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The Cable Guy
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6.1 IMDB rating
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Jim Carrey Jim Carrey
The Cable Guy
Matthew Broderick Matthew Broderick
Steven M. Kovacs
Leslie Mann Leslie Mann
Robin Harris
Jack Black Jack Black
Rick
George Segal George Segal
Steven's Father
Diane Baker Diane Baker
Steven's Mother
Ben Stiller Ben Stiller
Sam Sweet / Stan Sweet
Eric Roberts Eric Roberts
Eric Roberts


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Lou Holtz Jr. Lou Holtz Jr.
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9 years, 6 months ago at Mar 16 19:36
2 votes
A chronically underrated film in my humble opinion. Jim Carrey flexes the darker side of his comic persona as The Cable Guy who hooks up Matthew Broderick's character with free cable. Believing the illegal cable deal ignited a strong friendship between the two, he seeks to spend more time with Broderick, who at first welcomes him as a friend. Carrey's behaviour becomes increasingly erratic as the ... read more

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6 years, 11 months ago at Oct 27 18:40
1 vote
Ben Stiller is a shitty actor,a shity director which can easily be concluded after watching this movie,and also a shitty excuse for a human beeing ! Useless,not funny,stupid,especially the parts where 'director' makes a few 'meaningfull' tv screen entrances as an evil twin brother who shocked the entire Usa arghhh

Funny Movie

9 years, 5 months ago at Apr 9 1:38
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This movie is funny. My two favorite parts are the knight fight and the Karaoke.
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A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences.
Release date: 14 June 1996
UPC: 043396824294
Tags: Comedy (31), Drama (12), 1996 (11), Thriller (10), 1990s (9), Dark Comedy (8), (8), Obsession (6), Stalker (4), Black Comedy (4), Satire (3), Friend (3), Cable Guy (3), Frat Pack (3), Jail (3), Television (3), Stalking (3), Police (3), Cable (2), Dream (2)
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""Dry land is not a myth. I've seen it. Kevin Costner. Waterworld. I don't know what the big fuss is about. I saw that movie nine times. It rules!"The Cable Guy "


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"Best Fight! Winner: Jim Carrey vs. Matthew Broderick, The Cable Guy! Nominees: Fairuza Balk vs. Robin Tunney - The Craft Jim Brown vs. Alien - Mars Attacks! Jackie Chan vs. Ladder - Police Story 4: First Strike Pamela Anderson Lee vs. Bad Guy - Barb Wire"



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