Fun with Dick and Jane is a fascinating film to watch in modern times, as it is simultaneously regressive and progressive. Its opening creates the classic white bread American lifestyle for its two protagonists, Dick (George Segal) and Jane (Jane Fonda). From youth, both show promise with Dick hitting the books while Jane was a cheerleader. When Dick Harper (Jim Carrey) is terminated as Globodyne Corporation's VP of Communications, he assures his wife, Jane (Téa Leoni), he'll find another job in no time. Months later, their lawn is repossessed, Jane has sold her body to science, and Dick's career as a day laborer ends with his deportation to Mexico.
Sometimes things have to be rethought, updated. "Dick and Jane" still works all by itself. We might be conditioned to think of Jane Fonda for her dramatic roles, but she is a superior comedian and does a superb job as Jane. I consider it one of the top movies of all time -- but many people need weight and heft before they will stake any such claim. Fun with Dick and Jane is a American comedy film directed by Dean Parisot and written by Judd Apatow and Nicholas boobed.xyz stars Jim Carrey and Téa Leoni and is a remake of the film of the same boobed.xyz story focuses on a married, middle-class couple who resort to robbery when the husband's employer goes bankrupt.
Directed by Dean Parisot. With Jim Carrey, Téa Leoni, Alec Baldwin, Richard Jenkins. When an affluent couple lose all their money following a series of blunders, they turn to a life of crime to make ends meet. Fun with Dick and Jane Jane Fonda was so respected as a serious actress that her comedy chops sometimes were overlooked. But it should be remembered that her first real hits (Barefoot in the Park, Cat Ballou) were comedies. This underrated outing also played for laughs, though it had social-satire underpinnings that still ring true.
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