There's Something About Mary

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  119 min.
Release Date: July 10, 1998
DVD: August 3, 1999

Current rating: Rating: 4.65
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Cast: Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, Chris Elliott, Lee Evans, Jeffrey Tambor, Keith David, Lin Shaye, Sarah Silverman


Ted (Ben Stiller), now in his thirties, had a disastrous first date with his longtime high school crush, Mary (Cameron Diaz). Years later, he realizes he's still in love with her and decides to find her, in hopes of rekindling their long-ago romance.

He hires a private detective named Healy (Matt Dillon) to find her. The only problem is, Healy falls head-over-heels in love with her himself. So he reports back to his client that she's a 250 pound behemoth living on welfare with her four fatherless children. Ted checks it out and realizes Healy is lying, but in the meantime, Healy has scored some dates with Mary. Now Ted has to win her away from him.

Director: The Farrelly Brothers
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Producer(s): Bradley Thomas, Frank Beddor, Michael Steinberg, Charles B. Wessler

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