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The Cable Guy 1996 123movies

The Cable Guy 1996 123movies

There's no such thing as free cable.96 Min.
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#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Steven Kovak has been kicked out of his apartment by his girlfriend. Steven has a new apartment, and decides to slip the cable guy (Chip) $50 for free cable. Steven then fakes an interest in Chip’s line of work. However Chip takes this to heart trying to become Steven’s best bud. When Steven no longer wants to be Chips friend the man who can do it all goes on an all out assault to ruin Steven’s life. In the backdrop is the delicate sub-plot of the trial of a former kid star for murdering his brother.
Plot: When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up—and doesn’t let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven’s pal, but when Steven tries to end the ‘friendship’, Chip shows his dark side. He begins stalking Steven, who’s left to fend for himself because no one else can believe Chip’s capable of such behaviour.
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Sorely underrated, and a personal favourite.
This review is not coming from someone whose top ten films consist primarily of Farrelly Bros. films, nor do I have a particular liking for anyone involved in the film.

First of all, hats off to Jim Carrey. I read under the trivia section that his role wasn’t originally intended for him, but be honest; can you see anyone else playing the cable guy? He was brilliant. He takes the film from what would have been a run-of-the-mill comedy, to levels of greatness, and anyone that thinks I’m being too kind either doesn’t like Carrey (it was the film that made me do a complete turn around), or needs to see the film again.

The overall tone of the film is a bit of a mix, it gets darker as the story goes along, but the jokes never mollify. I mean, it’s a stalker story with clever film and television references… It’s really hard to pin down the identity of this film.

This ranks as Stiller’s best directorial performance to date. Reality Bites and Zoolander are good, but not great. This film expresses a lot more of his prowess. I see him as a very capable film maker, he is just yet to make his mark with something more widely appreciated.

The Cable Guy is by no means a classic film, and admittedly, you wont see it on any AFI lists anytime soon, but there is no denying the quality effort that was put into this film by all of it’s contributors. And there are many of them — check out all of those cameos! Chip Douglas’ (Carrey) contrived relationship with his customer Steven (Broderick) ranks as one of the most memorable in recent history. It has set a precedent in black comedies that has scarcely been touched since.

I would have seen this film at least 30 times by now and it still seems fresh, and this has lead me to believe that the film probably needs to be viewed more than once for it to completely appreciated. I only wish that there were more people out there that ‘get’ this gem.

This concludes our broadcast day. Click.

Review By: The-Gent Rating: Date: 2003-07-06

Other Information:

Original Title The Cable Guy
Release Date 1996-06-10
Release Year 1996

Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 36 min (96 min)
Budget 47000000
Revenue 102825796
Status Released
Rated PG-13
Genre Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Director Ben Stiller
Writer Lou Holtz Jr.
Actors Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann, Jack Black
Country USA
Awards 3 wins & 2 nominations.
Production Company Columbia Pictures Corporation
Website N/A

Technical Information:

Sound Mix SDDS (8 channels), Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Arriflex 535, Zeiss Standard Speed Lenses, Moviecam Compact, Zeiss Standard Speed Lenses
Laboratory Technicolor, Hollywood (CA), USA
Film Length 2,623 m (Sweden), 2,671 m
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman EXR 100T 5248, EXR 500T 5298)
Cinematographic Process Super 35 (common-top)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic)

The Cable Guy 1996 123movies
The Cable Guy 1996 123movies
The Cable Guy 1996 123movies
The Cable Guy 1996 123movies
The Cable Guy 1996 123movies
The Cable Guy 1996 123movies
The Cable Guy 1996 123movies
Original title The Cable Guy
TMDb Rating 5.9 1,630 votes

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