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The Cable Guy

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The Cable Guy

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
96 minutes
performer:
Matthew Broderick, Jim Carrey, Leslie Mann, Ben Stiller
director:
Ben Stiller
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B-

Cracker, Toadies, Silverchair, and Cypress Hill contribute previously unreleased mediocrities to The Cable Guy, a testosterone-targeted film accessory. More gratifying are Porno for Pyros’ and $10,000 Gold Chain’s covers of Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, respectively, and Uberclown Jim Carrey’s predictably wacky, though irresistible, take on Jefferson Airplane’s ”Somebody to Love.” B-

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