Liar, Liar Movie Review Summary

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Fletcher Reede (Jim Carrey) is a succsessful and cheery lawyer (and of course, as all lawyers do...lies). However, his relationship with his son isn't as succsessful. After making many of promisses, wich most of he breaks, Max (Justin Cooper) makes a wish on his birthday that his father wouldn't be able to tell a lie for 24 hours. The wish comes true with hilarious results.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Emma

Fletcher Reede (Carrey) is a professional liar and a professional lawyer. When he is late for his son's 5th birthday party after promising he'd be there, his son's wish is that his dad can stop lying just for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that the things that actually come out of his mouth are horrible. He tries to keep his ex-wife from moving to Boston and be involved more in Max's life.

The review of this Movie prepared by Steve Polizzi

Jim Carrey plays Fletcher, a lawyer whose son, Max, is disappointed on his birthday when Fletcher doesn't turn up, though he promised he would. He wishes that just for one day his Dad could only tell the truth, and miraculously this comes true. His dad finds the next day at work extremely embarrasing and difficult where he forced to tell the truth to his clients, his mother, and a woman he wakes up with. However, Fletcher faces a bigger battle at the end when he has to stop his ex-wife taking his son to Boston.
The review of this Movie prepared by Kate Williams

In this really funny comedy, Jim Carrey plays Fletcher Reede, a lawyer who can't stop lying. After his son becomes fed up of his constant lying, he wishes for him to not lie for one day. The wish comes true, hence Fletcher can't tell or even write a lie. With a big divorce case coming up, where he must lie, he tries very hard to win it by telling the truth. What is a lawyer to do? Usually, I hate Jim Carrey, but he is incredibly funny here. His constant face-making, and truthful words will make giggle. The writers, and director, Tom Shadyac have great fun keeping up with Carrey.
The review of this Movie prepared by Estefan Ellison

When the son of a Boston lawyer makes a wish on his birthday that his father won't tell a lie for 24 hours, things begin to get crazy. The lawyer (the always-wacky Jim Carrey) almost cracks under pressure at times, but he succeeds. He also convinces his ex-wife to let him stay with their son, since she's leaving for California anyway.
The review of this Movie prepared by Teddy

Jim Carey plays a lawyer who never has time for his son, Max. So on Max's birthday, Max wishes that his father could never tell a lie. And it comes true.
The review of this Movie prepared by Michael Gookin

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   special ability/disability

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   lawyer creature Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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