In the tradition of American slapstick, DUMB & DUMBER exploits the comic possibilities of a pair of imbeciles who can complicate any imaginable situation through their propensity for infantile, anarchic folly. The film's commercial success, despite the coolness of critics, is proof that
there is still pleasure to be found in pure and simple buffoonery, and that basic bodily functions remain a resonant subject for comedy.
Limousine driver Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) has a bowl haircut, a chipped tooth, and a dangerously low IQ. Smitten by beautiful heiress Mary Swanson (Lauren Holly), he pursues her to Aspen in a fur-covered van driven by recently fired dog-gr...