Me, Myself & Irene


A clueless police officer raises three kids which his wife had with another man, resulting in mental problems for him. After a breakdown, he has to escort an endangered female witness upstate. When his medication runs out, he keeps alternating between two personas, with comic results. A comedy by the Farrelly brothers, with the usual dose of toilet humour.


116 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language) .
Comedy, Romance

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Where the heck did you guys learn to talk like this?
Where the heck did you guys learn to talk like this?

Credits

Cast
Jim Carrey, Renée Zellweger, Anthony Anderson, Mongo Brownlee, Jerod Mixton
Director
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
ScreenplayPeter Farrelly, Mike Cerrone, Bobby Farrelly
MusicLee Scott, Tom Wolfe, Peter Yorn
CinematographyMark Irwin
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SA distributor Ster-Kinekor
Made in2000
Produced by20th Century Fox , Conundrum Entertainment

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

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6
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10
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Barrie Hough
8
TV3 Screenplay
Barry Ronge
16
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Alan Swerdlow
12
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
10
Box Office
Christine James
10
Total Film
Dorian Lynskey
10
Film Review
Jason Caro
5

What the People say

Internet
1818 Netizens
13

Average .. 40%

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Visitor Ratings

Scale (Max)20
Lisa Main 16
Guinevere Whelan 14
Theana Olwagen 14
Andrew Simpson 6
Ben Meyer 20
Jason Hervieux (21) 20

Average .. 75%

15

Visitor Comments

Ian Douglas: I am not a fan of toilet humour, if you are you will disagree with my rating. As comedies go, I found it very weak, I laughed once at a verbal joke. The plotline is a reprise of ''The Mask'' or ''Dr Jekyl and Mr Hyde'', with Carrey using the same voice he used as the cool ''Mask'' character. The use of the three black offspring, complete with ''M**th*rF*ck**r'' and ''bitch'' to the point of nausea made no sense and I found it insulting and demeaning to black Americans.

Jodi Rosenthal (20): No matter what the critics say, Carrey is a gifted comedian, skilled in physical theatre and facial movement. His new movie is not the best he has ever made, but there are some great laughs and clever inside jokes. His children are hysterical and they overturn the stereotype of bad language being an indication of stupidity. Renee Zellweger holds her own and she squishes her face so well. Carrey fans will love it, the rest will merely chuckle.

Guinevere Whelan (23): This a pure Farrelly. I got the references to their other films in this one. It's toilet humour - and very funny if you like toilet humour.

Ben Meyer (40): Jim Carry is the next best commedian to Jerry Lewis.

Jason Hervieux (21): This is the best funniest movie I have ever seen it is one of a kind and I hope one day they make a me myself and Irene 2.






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