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At Theaters: 12/21/2005 On Video: 4/11/2006
Rated: PG-13 Length: 1 hr. 30 min.
Internet: Web Site Movie ID: 449990
Studio: Columbia Pictures Inc.
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Dick and Jane, Dick and Jane are in love and living the American dream - until one day it becomes an American nightmare. When the company Dick works for becomes involved in an Enron-like scandal and he is confronted with the prospect of losing everything, Dick and Jane are forced to bag, borrow and steal to get it all back.
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Comedy Adventure - It's your typical light comedy with a few scenes of Jim Carrey's craziness. Even though the story involves robbing and stealing, often at gun point, Carrey keeps it light and fun. Be aware that the stealing is shown as a way out of severe poverty. They are shown living the high life on stolen money and do not show remorse.
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Cast and Crew Heading
Jim Carrey LEMONY SNICKET'S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
Tea Leoni SPANGLISH, HOLLYWOOD ENDING, JURASSIC PARK III
Alec Baldwin THE AVIATOR, THE LAST SHOT, THE CAT IN THE HAT
Richard Jenkins NORTH COUNTRY, SAY IT ISN'T SO
Director: Dean Parisot GALAXY QUEST, HOME FRIES
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About The Production
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Content Heading
PROFANITY: 2 F-words, 1 GD (poorly bleeped out), 2 S-words. Several others.
SEX/NUDITY: None
VIOLENCE: Some gun waving during robberies.
DRUGS/ALCOHOL: There are a couple scenes of hard drinking to forget problems.
ACTION: None
COMEDY: Very Funny! I counted 12 smiles, 21 chuckles and one big laugh.
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Berardinelli, Internet Critic Full Review
Average In striving for inspiration, Fun with Dick and Jane discovers moments of cleverness, but there aren't enough of them, nor are they sustained. The movie's first third is its strongest.

Roger Ebert Full Review
Above Average ...the movie avoids the rich opportunities to plop Carrey and Leoni into the middle of a political lampoon, and turns to tired slapstick, wigs, false beards, "funny" bank holdups, and so on.

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Opinion Heading

Based on an Exit Polling of 215 Moviegoers

Ages Age Group
How
Many
Your Probability of
Enjoying This Movie
*
Would
Recommend
Movie To Friends
1-12Children (M/F)
10
Very High
100%
13-19Teens (M)
20
Very High
100%
13-19Teens (F)
31
High
100%
20-29Yg Adults (M)
39
High
92%
20-29Yg Adults (F)
43
High
95%
30+Adults (M)
29
Very High
93%
30+Adults (F)
43
High
95%
*Possible Ratings: Very High, High, Fairly High, About 50/50, Fairly Low, Low, Very Low.

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OPINION OVERVIEW
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Moviegoer Opinions:

Based on a theater exit polling of 215 moviegoers: GREAT OPINIONS! Approximately three-quarters of all moviegoers rated it "Very Good" or higher which is great. Also, most of the remaining ones rated it as an "Average/OK" movie, so everyone enjoyed "Fun With Dick and Jane," at least to some degree. I can easily recommend this movie to everyone.


D ETAILED S TORYLINE
Dick Harper's (Carrey) years of hard work finally pay off when he is promoted to vice president at Globodyne, a worldwide leader in the consolidation of media properties.

But after exactly one day in his new job, Globodyne is destroyed by an Enron-like calamity — and he is left holding the bag.

Dick's sudden reversal of fortune has left him little time to set money aside for a rainy day. Now it's raining buckets as Dick and his loving wife Jane (Leoni), watch in horror as their deluxe suburban home, their luxury cars and their status-conscious friends quickly vanish into thin air.

After playing by the rules and working single-mindedly to build a comfortable life for his family, Dick is utterly unprepared to give up the American dream. Taking a lesson from his corrupt employer, however, Dick hits on a brilliant idea: If stealing was good enough for his boss, then it's good enough for him. Using his newfound skills, he and Jane exact hilarious revenge and teach big business a lesson.

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