Fun With Dick and Jane
Fun With Dick and Jane (2005)

A not-so-ordinary family finds a new way of paying the bills in this comedy. Dick Harper (Jim Carrey) and his wife, Jane (Téa Leoni), would seem to have it made -- Dick has a high-paying job, they live in an expensive house in the suburbs,… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 11, 2006
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This muddled comedy has a few laughs, but never sustains a consistent tone.

Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Dick and Jane thereby emerge comically and sentimentally as the unlikeliest of collectivist crusaders.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Fun With Dick & Jane offers the faintly depressing sight of Jim Carrey, like Dick Harper, doing whatever it takes to earn his supper.

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Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio

The downward mobility of the middle class straight to the poverty level, or crime often not as evil, but rather economic desperation, are plot points hardly likely to sit well with those who control this economy and profit from it.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The movie starts off silly, soon becomes funny and then skyrockets into irrepressible hilarity.

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Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

Fun with Dick and Jane is an extended Enron joke used to give Jim Carrey plenty of opportunity to mug for the camera. Everything else is more or less perfunctory to that.

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

An entertaining and zippy 87 minutes.

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Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly

The title holds true for about 20 minutes or so in the middle of director Dean Parisot's loose remake of the 1977 Jane Fonda-George Segal vehicle ...

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Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

Consider it a signed confession of remake rape when a "produced by Jim Carrey" credit appears atop his noodle-limbed exaggeration of "I Believe I Can Fly." his corporate-greed satire doesn't just lack bite. It lacks gnaw. It even lacks nibble.

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Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today

In a strange way, it's fitting that a movie about people out of work should itself barely work.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Sam Barnett
Compared to most of Carrey's comedies, at least this one tries to do something different and include a certain amount of thoughtfulness, but it is very… More
Directors Cat
Remember The Mask? The film that became so popular because of Carrey's physical comedy performances? Fun With Dick and Jane is just like that. It's… More
Film Crazy
I didnt enjoy this movie that much, it was more annoying then actually funny. Not a bad cast but the storyline and Plot is just silly. I dont think its even a… More
Jim Careter
Funny at some parts, but mostly a bad movie, I did not enjoy it almost at all, one of Jim Carreys bad movies.
Mike S
My least favourite Jim Carrey movie. Altough it amused me enough to say it was worth my while, there was something really off about its endeavours to evoke… More
Bethany Murphy
It was an ok film!

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