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THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY

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An outrageous romantic comedy, THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY stars Ben Stiller as the lovable loser Ted, Cameron Diaz as the luscious beauty Mary, and Matt Dillon as the pathological liar Healy

An outrageous romantic comedy, THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY stars Ben Stiller as the lovable loser Ted, Cameron Diaz as the luscious beauty Mary, and Matt Dillon as the pathological liar Healy.

Joining the cast are Chris Elliott as Ted's friend, Dom; Lee Evans as Mary's architect friend Tucker; Lin Shaye as Magda, Mary's wily housemate in Miami; and Jeffrey Tambor as Sully, Healy's alcoholic colleague. Also starring in the film are W. Earl Brown as Mary's handicapped brother, Warren, Markie Post as Mary's mom and veteran actor Keith David as Mary's stepfather.

THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY is directed by Peter and Bobby Farrelly from a screenplay they co-wrote with Ed Decter and John J. Strauss. The film is produced by Frank Beddor, Michael Steinberg, Charles B. Wessler and Bradley Thomas, with Marc S. Fischer serving as co-producer.

The film also reunites the Farrelly Brothers with cinematographer Mark Irwin, A.S.C., C.S.C, visual consultant Sidney J. Bartholomew, Jr., costume designer Mary Zophres and film editor Christopher Greenbury, all of whom collaborated with the Farrellys on their two previous big screen efforts, Dumb and Dumber and Kingpin.

There's something about the Farrelly Brothers that elicits such comments as outrageous... tasteless... wacky... offensive... crazy... mad... and raunchy. Not from critics, mind you. Those observations come from the film's cast!

Ben Stiller, whose character Ted becomes the butt of many of the film's gags, proclaims, "There are going to be some people who are a bit offended by this movie. Then again, some people will be gratified to see that somebody's finally putting something up on the screen that is tasteless!" Adds co-star Matt Dillon, whose character also suffers a few indignities along the way, "Peter and Bobby really like to push the envelope."

And, Cameron Diaz, playing the object of everyone's affections, the lovely Mary, caps off the endorsements when she exclaims, "They cross every line in this movie, which is outrageous and totally unique. The thing you learn very quickly with Peter and Bobby is that you can never go too far."

Not that Peter and Bobby Farrelly haven't earned such heartfelt praise. With their unmatched brand of bad taste on display in their first two big screen outings, these kingpins of movie comedy may have redefined the industry phrase box-office gross. Who can forget an indisposed Jeff Daniels relieving himself on a broken commode in the Farrellys' 1994 debut feature, Dumb and Dumber, or a smiling Woody Harrelson, adorned with a milk mustache, pleased with his efforts at milking what he thought was a cow in their follow-up film, Kingpin.

With their unique brand of humor, the Farrellys struck box-office gold, sparing no one in their wacky wake. Dumb and Dumber subsequently earned over $300 million worldwide. Two years later, the fraternal filmmakers scored again with the critically acclaimed bowling spoof Kingpin.

The Farrellys strike yet again with THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY, another outlandish cinematic exercise. Bobby Farrelly, the younger of the sibling celluloid jesters, calls their new collaboration "a cross between When Harry Met Sally... and Blazing Saddles. You might even call it When Harry Stalked Sally... It's basically about a couple of guys stalking the same woman, with whom both are truly in love."

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