Director: Dean Parisot
Writers (WGA): Judd Apatow (screenplay) &
Nicholas Stoller (screenplay) ...
Release Date: 21 December 2005 (USA) more
Genre: Comedy | Crime more
Tagline: See Dick Run
Plot: An update of the 1977 comedy, Dick and Jane are living the good life. That is until Dick (Jim Carrey) loses his job shortly after getting a promotion that convinced his wife Jane (Téa Leoni) to quit her job. The money is gone, and the house ends up in foreclosure. Dick decides to turn to a hilarious life of crime to pay the bills with his lovely wife by his side. Then together they decide it's time to steal back what Former CEO Jack McCallister (Alec Baldwin) had stolen from them.
Plot Keywords: Father Son Relationship | Liquor Store | Physical Comedy | Robbery | Humiliation
Awards: 2 nominations more
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(Cast overview, first billed only)
Jim Carrey ... Dick Harper
Téa Leoni ... Jane Harper
Alec Baldwin ... Jack McCallister
Richard Jenkins ... Frank Bascombe
Angie Harmon ... Veronica Cleeman
John Michael Higgins ... Garth
Richard Burgi ... Joe Cleeman
Carlos Jacott ... Oz Peterson
Aaron Michael Drozin ... Billy Harper
Also Known As: Alternative Career (Philippines: English title)
Fun with Dick & Jane (USA) (poster title)
MPAA: Rated PG-13 for brief language, some sexual humor and occasional humorous drug references.
Parents Guide: Add content advisory for parents
Runtime: 90 min
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
Sound Mix: SDDS (8 channels) | DTS | Dolby Digital
Certification: Canada:PG (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | South Korea:12 | Ireland:15 (DVD rating) | Malaysia:U | USA:PG-13 | Ireland:12A | USA:PG-13 (certificate #40126) | Argentina:Atp | Brazil:12 | Portugal:M/12 | Iceland:L | Netherlands:AL | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | Canada:G (Quebec) | UK:12A | Finland:K-11 | Philippines:PG-13 (MTRCB) | Australia:M | Hong Kong:IIA | France:U | Sweden:7 | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Hungary:14 | Singapore:PG | Norway:11
Filming Locations: City of Industry, California, USA more
Company: Imagine Entertainment more
Trivia: Paramount Pictures paid Sony over US$100,000 to interrupt filming of this movie for a week so that Jim Carrey could do promotional appearances for Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004).
Goofs: Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In the Grand Cayman Bank scene there is a brief shot of the Client Relations Cooridinator's business card. On it are two numbers, one of them a phone number, and the other for facimile. It should say facsimile. more
Quotes: [first lines]
Dick Harper: Globodyne is a consolidator of media properties. Globodyne is a consolidator of media properties. Consolidator. Consolidator.
[traffic light turns]
Dick Harper: Oh, no!
Title card: Run, Dick, Run
Dick Harper: Globodyne's a consolidator of media properties and data retrieval with a focus in fiber-optic content provision. It's basically a synergy of Web-based and platform-based UNIX-driven delivery systems. OK, I made that last part up.
Movie Connections: Spoofs Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) more
Soundtrack: The Wide Window