The Cable Guy

  • 1996
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Comedy, Thriller

Much of this dark farce, about the chaos that erupts when a buttoned-down milksop (Matthew Broderick) slips the Cable Guy (Jim Carrey) 50 bucks for free premium service, verges on the unwatchable; it's an uneasy hybrid of vulgar slapstick and nightmarish comedy-of-mortification, and its modest ambitions are entirely subordinate to Carrey's manic mugging...read more

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The Cable Guy - Official Trailer
02:28 — A regular guy just looking for a deal on his cable service finds himself caught up in an unwanted and increasingly bizarre relationship with a psycho (more…)
The Cable Guy
00:58 — A regular guy just looking for a deal on his cable service finds himself caught up in an unwanted and increasingly bizarre relationship with a psycho (more…)
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02:27 — Trailer for The Cable Guy. It's a time-honored urban ritual: Slip the cable guy fifty bucks and you'll get all the movie channels for free. But when S (more…)
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02:51 — DVD trailer for The Cable Guy. Jim Carrey is Chip Douglas, cable installer. Raised on television sitcoms, he wants life to look just like My Three So (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Much of this dark farce, about the chaos that erupts when a buttoned-down milksop (Matthew Broderick) slips the Cable Guy (Jim Carrey) 50 bucks for free premium service, verges on the unwatchable; it's an uneasy hybrid of vulgar slapstick and nightmarish c… (more)

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