There's Something About Mary (1998)

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A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster.

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19 November 1999 | Meredith-7
7
| Goofy, low brow humour- but it has something...
In the past I have not been a great fan of the Farrelly brothers films, however this film is an exception. The dog scenes were probably the funniest personally, but there were heaps of other scenes that are well worth a mention. Cameron Diaz was fantastic as Mary, the girl everyone is after and Ben Stiller was excellent. Matt Dillon was way too over the top- I know his role somewhat warranted it- but did he have to be so excessive? He seemed so irritating. There is no doubt that the humour in this film is of the lowest possible calibre, but it really works- think Dumb & Dumber, but only quite good. Despite all the comic situations in the film, there is still something undeniably sweet in the centre of the story, I think thats what made it work. Its certainly not top class entertainment, but its highly recommended for when you are in a stupid mood and need a good laugh.

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Trivia

In the Farrellys' Dumb and Dumber (1994), the main characters also fight over a woman named Mary.


Quotes

Ted: When I was 16 years old, I fell in love.


Goofs

When Mary and Pat are at the carnival, her cotton candy shrinks faster than she is eating it.


Crazy Credits

Closing dedication: This movie is dedicated to the memory of Ryan Mone, West Tisbury, Massachusetts


Alternate Versions

In the Fox broadcast of the film, along with the expected dialogue dubs (for example: "I'm fooling with you" rather than "I'm f*cking with you"; "That's bullcrap" rather than "That's bullsh*t", etc.), several scenes use alternate footage in place of the more R-Rated footage. Among them:

  • Before the infamous "hair gel scene", Dom uses the phrase "release your manhood" rather than the more R-Rated "Blow your load".
  • The infamous "hair gel scene" only shows a wide angle with Mary and Ted up until the point that Mary takes the "hair gel" off his ear and wipes it in her hair (while the scene where Ted masturbates is cut, Ted is shown searching the room for it). When played up in this manner, it implies that it is actually a wad of hairgel, as opposed to a male biological product.
  • In scene where Dom and his wife watch "Cops" together, rather than show Dom's wife performing oral sex, they are simply cuddled up together on the couch.
  • When Ted's friend calls him "a f*cking liar", alternate footage used shows him simply saying, "You're a liar."


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History Repeating
(featuring Miss
Shirley Bassey)
Written by Alex Gifford
Performed by Propellerheads (as Propellerheads)
Courtesy of DreamWorks Records/Heads Spin/Wall of Sound
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets and Propellerheads

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Comedy | Romance

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