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The Cable Guy
Directed by:
Ben Stiller

Starring Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal and Diane Baker, "The Cable Guy" (also known as "Cable Guy - Die Nervensäge", "Rompiscatole, Il") is a Comedy/Drama/Thriller film directed by Ben Stiller, released on June 10 of 1996 in the USA.

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Who directed "The Cable Guy":

The Cable Guy was directed by Ben Stiller, an American actor, producer, director, and writer.

Before directing The Cable Guy, Ben Stiller had directed Reality Bites, released in 1994. Since, he directed Zoolander, released in 2001, Tropic Thunder (2008), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013).

When was "The Cable Guy" released:

The Cable Guy was first released in the United States on Monday, June 10, 1996.. This was twenty-three (23) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, July 12, 1996 in the United Kingdom; Friday, June 14, 1996 in Canada; Wednesday, November 13, 1996 in France; Thursday, October 10, 1996 in Germany; Thursday, September 05, 1996 in Italy; Tuesday, July 23, 1996 in Spain and on Thursday, June 20, 1996 in Australia.

What is the casting of "The Cable Guy":

At the casting of The Cable Guy we find Jim Carrey, previously seen in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) and Batman Forever (1995); Matthew Broderick (The Road to Wellville (1994), Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)); Leslie Mann (Bottle Rocket (1996)) [ more... ]

  • Jeff Kahn and Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, Andy Dick, Harry O'Reilly, Amy Stiller also appeared together in Reality Bites, released in 1994.
  • Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, Andy Dick also appeared together in Permanent Midnight, released in 1998.
  • Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Amy Stiller and Owen Wilson also appeared together in Zoolander, released in 2001.
  • George Segal, Ben Stiller and Shawn Michael Howard also worked together in Flirting with Disaster, released in 1996.
  • Andy Dick and Jack Black, Ben Stiller also worked together in Danny Roane: First Time Director, released in 2006.
  • Ben Stiller, Harry O'Reilly and Owen Wilson also appeared together in Starsky & Hutch, released in 2004.
  • Leslie Mann, Owen Wilson and Jeff Kahn also appeared in Drillbit Taylor, released in 2008.

What is the Storyline of "The Cable Guy":

After a failed marriage proposal to his girlfriend Robin Harris (Leslie Mann), Steven M. Kovacs (Matthew Broderick) moves into his own apartment after they agree to spend some time apart. Enthusiastic cable guy Ernie "Chip" Douglas (Jim Carrey), an eccentric man with a lisp, installs his cable. Taking advice from his friend Rick (Jack Black), Steven bribes Chip to give him free movie channels, to which Chip agrees. Before he leaves, Chip gets Steven to hang out with him the next day and makes him one of his [...]

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