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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 13 June 2003 (USA)
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Set back in the 80s when Harry met Lloyd in high school where they cross paths with a mean principal and a bunch of other outcasts much like themselves.

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Troy Miller

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Stack ... Doctor
Mimi Rogers ... Mrs. Dunne
Wayne Federman ... Officer Dave
Lucas Gregory Lucas Gregory ... 8-year-old Harry
Derek Richardson ... Harry Dunne
Eric Christian Olsen ... Lloyd Christmas
Luis Guzmán ... Ray
Rachel Nichols ... Jessica
Elden Henson ... Turk
Eugene Levy ... Principal Collins
Cheri Oteri ... Ms. Heller
Holly Towne Holly Towne ... Preppy Student
Josh Braaten ... Toby
Vahe Manoukian Vahe Manoukian ... Security Guard
William Lee Scott ... Carl
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Storyline

It's the 1980s, and it's the moment that Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne meet. The two individuals are seen by many as 'special', and become best friends as soon as they meet. Principal Collins and his lover, the lunch lady Ms. Heller, want to make as much money out of scams, and their next idea is to create a special needs class. Ms. Heller is the teacher, and they have assigned Harry and Lloyd to round the special students up. School News Reporter Jessica is suspicious though, and desperately tries to find out the truth, even if it means gaining Harry and Lloyd's help. Written by FilmFanUK

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The evolution of dumb... See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor, and for language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dumber & Dumbest See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,845,064, 15 June 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,276,465

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,267,515
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film takes place 8 years before Harry and Lloyd go to Aspen in Dumb and Dumber (1994) and 28 years before Lloyd learns that Harry needs a kidney transplant in Dumb and Dumber To (2014). See more »

Goofs

During the Thanksgiving Day Parade, the principal claims the band sounds terrible because he sold all the wind instruments, yet wind instruments are being played. See more »

Quotes

Lloyd: Whoa! Look at Jessica, look at her milk bubbles, and her shorts are really short!
Harry Dunne: I know...
Lloyd: Yea, last time I wore shorts that short, I got beat up!
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes are shown alongside the ending credits. See more »

Connections

Spoofs When Harry Met Sally... (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Ice Ice Baby
Written by David Bowie, Floyd Brown, John Deacon, Mario Johnson, Brian May,
Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor and Vanilla Ice (as Robert Van Winkle)
Performed by Vanilla Ice
Courtesy of SBK Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
[Played when Lloyd dances in the school hall and in a few scenes that follow]
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Below average prequel film about two odds boys in their adolescence
15 July 2005 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

An ordinary story of sex-minded people , dealing with brainless youthful and made without solvency . The movie talks upon the adventures and misfortunes of two no brain teenagers from the beginning their acquaintance , when Harry (Derek Richardson) and Lloyd (Eric Christian Olsen) meet themselves at high school . The picture narrates the various pranks , the mischiefs with schoolmates and teachers (Eugene Levy) . The respective parents (Mimi Rogers and Luis Guzman) try to resolve the problems without success . They are idiot pals who are continuously doing jokes and seeing lustfully by the opposite sex .

The film mingles irony , chuckles , giggles , comedy and numerous sex jokes . And of course , there's very bad taste , being the extreme when happen the incredible scenes on the crap in the bathroom . The comedy is cheesy and gross-out but has some moments here and there . The film is an embarrassing and absurd mess , the plot is ridiculous and monotonous and is formed by several humor set pieces , being quite disagreeable and graceless . There are some steamy hot scenes and some memorable and hilarious happenings of dirty humor which will rejoice the rogue aficionados to these kinds of things . Neither the players , nor the filmmaking seem to be nice , and the storyline is utterly embarrassing , but , curiously , it has some amusing moments and I found myself laughing in some times of the movie . Eric Christian Olsen was repeatedly denied the role of Lloyd because the producers thought he was "too good-looking" . It was only after seeing some home-video footage of Eric in full make-up improvising a scene with already-cast Derek Richardson that they gave him the role . The cast secondary is pretty good , such as : Luis Guzmán , Rachel Nichols , Eugene Levy , William Lee Scott , Shia Labeouf , Bob Saget , Julia Duffy and Mimi Rogers . Lin Shaye was the only cast member to star in both the original Dumb and Dumber and the sequel . The motion picture takes part of the large group about filthy and dirty humor , such as : ¨Scary movie¨ , ¨American pie¨and sequels . The previous film (Dumb and dumber) is much better ; plus , there were Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey who are greatest actors , here the protagonists are unknown . Rating : It's a awful turkey . Disconcerting as well as inferior sequel and bottom of barrel . Yawner and snooze is continued.


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