Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)

Set in 1986, when mentally challenged best friends Harry and Lloyd were teenagers, a comic tale which charts their attempt to get out of the "special needs" department and into regular high school life.

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 1, 2004
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23%



Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This lame prequel induces more groans than laughs. Rent the original instead.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

... has a flat, deadly aura and it's not even gutsy enough to be sexy or potentially offensive.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

The movie should have been called The Dumbest, because it no doubt will emerge as this summer's most inane release.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Not expected to be great, but still disappoints.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

I wouldn't want you to consider even renting this thing.

Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Every bit as awkward as its title, 'Dumb And Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd' is missing not only Carrey and Daniels, but also the creative spark and anarchic spirit contributed by brothers Peter and Bobby Farrelly, who wrote and directed the original.

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Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

As a big fan of the original, I'd just as soon not acknowledge this film exists. My hunch is that stars Eric Christian Olsen and Derek Richardson feel similarly.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

To call it sophomoric would libel even the most pathetic, pimply underclassman.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

You can't say Dumb & Dumberer doesn't come with a built-in warning, right in its title. Heed it.

Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

There are so many built-in jokes in the title of Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd that I don't even know where to begin.

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Flixster Audience Score: 23% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
You could say that this film is disgraceful to the original all you want, but quite honestly, it is so outlandish that you may just wind up loving it for all… More
Alex roy
Prequel to Dumb & Dumber is an incredibly bad attempt at outdoing the original. Where to begin? The acting is terrible, the jokes are unoriginal, the script… More
Directors Cat
Hopefully if Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels return as a duo for a sequel to be released (if it does) we'll be able to forget this awful tragedy of cinema.
Spencer S.
Weirdly enough, this was actually slightly entertaining. Sure, it's a sequel to a movie that could have not ever been made and no one would care, but it… More
Jim Careter
This was god awful, one of the worst films in the history of man kind, not funny at all.
Coxxie Mild Sauce
this is stupid. why should i want to watch 2 morons impersonate Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey (and badly) and why WHY did i not check the back of the box to see… More

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