The Cable Guy

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The Cable Guy is a 1996 American satirical black comedy thriller film directed by Ben Stiller, starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick.wikipedia
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Ben Stiller

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The Cable Guy is a 1996 American satirical black comedy thriller film directed by Ben Stiller, starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick.
Throughout his career he has written, starred in, directed, or produced more than 50 films including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Zoolander, The Cable Guy, There's Something About Mary, the Meet the Parents trilogy, DodgeBall, Tropic Thunder, the Madagascar series, and the Night at the Museum trilogy.

Leslie Mann

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The film co-stars Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker, Eric Roberts, Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Andy Dick, Amy Stiller, and Bob Odenkirk.
She has appeared in numerous films including The Cable Guy (1996), George of the Jungle (1997), Big Daddy (1999), Timecode (2000), Perfume (2001), Stealing Harvard (2002), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), 17 Again (2009), Funny People (2009), I Love You Phillip Morris (2009), Rio (2011), The Change-Up (2011), This Is 40 (2012), The Bling Ring (2013), The Other Woman (2014), Vacation (2015), How to Be Single (2016), and Blockers (2018).

Matthew Broderick

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The Cable Guy is a 1996 American satirical black comedy thriller film directed by Ben Stiller, starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick.
Other films he had starring credits in include WarGames (1983), Glory (1989), The Freshman (1990), The Cable Guy (1996), Godzilla (1998), Election (1999), Inspector Gadget (1999) and You Can Count on Me (2000).

Owen Wilson

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The film co-stars Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker, Eric Roberts, Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Andy Dick, Amy Stiller, and Bob Odenkirk.
Wilson then landed a role in The Cable Guy, directed by Ben Stiller, an early admirer of Bottle Rocket.

Jack Black

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The film co-stars Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker, Eric Roberts, Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Andy Dick, Amy Stiller, and Bob Odenkirk.
After Robbins cast him in Bob Roberts, Black began appearing in small film roles such as Airborne (1993), Demolition Man, Waterworld, The Fan, The Cable Guy, Mars Attacks!, Dead Man Walking, The Jackal, Crossworlds, Enemy of the State, and others.

Janeane Garofalo

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The film co-stars Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker, Eric Roberts, Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Andy Dick, Amy Stiller, and Bob Odenkirk.
Garofalo has performed a variety of leading, supporting and cameo roles in more than 50 feature films, playing leading or large roles in Reality Bites, The Truth About Cats and Dogs, I Shot a Man in Vegas, The Matchmaker, Clay Pigeons, Steal This Movie!, Sweethearts, Mystery Men, The Independent, Wet Hot American Summer, Manhood, Ash Tuesday, and Bad Parents, among others, and supporting roles in The Cable Guy, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Cop Land, Half Baked, Permanent Midnight, Dogma, 200 Cigarettes, and The Wild.

Jim Carrey

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The Cable Guy is a 1996 American satirical black comedy thriller film directed by Ben Stiller, starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick.
Carrey earned $20 million for his next film, The Cable Guy (1996).

Judd Apatow

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Following Carrey's signing, Columbia hired Judd Apatow to produce.
His producing credits include The Cable Guy (1996), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), Superbad (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Step Brothers (2008), Get Him to the Greek (2010), Bridesmaids (2011), Wanderlust (2012), The Five-Year Engagement (2012), Begin Again (2013), Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016), The Big Sick (2017) and Juliet, Naked (2018).

Diane Baker

Diane Baker
The film co-stars Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker, Eric Roberts, Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Andy Dick, Amy Stiller, and Bob Odenkirk.
Baker also appeared in the films The Joy Luck Club, The Cable Guy, The Net and A Mighty Wind.

Medieval Times

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Chip takes Steven to Medieval Times, where Chip arranges for them to battle in the arena, referencing the Star Trek episode "Amok Time".
The chain was featured in the 1996 film The Cable Guy, and the 2004 feature film Garden State.

George Segal

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The film co-stars Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker, Eric Roberts, Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Andy Dick, Amy Stiller, and Bob Odenkirk.
Though he appeared in some less acclaimed films, he also worked with directors such as Mark Rydell, Gus Van Sant, Barbra Streisand, David O. Russell and Ben Stiller, respectively, in well-received films such as For the Boys (1991), To Die For (1995), The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), Flirting with Disaster (1996), and The Cable Guy (1996).

Bob Odenkirk

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The film co-stars Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker, Eric Roberts, Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Andy Dick, Amy Stiller, and Bob Odenkirk.
Odenkirk's first roles in film were very minor roles in films such as Wayne's World 2, The Cable Guy, Can't Stop Dancing and Monkeybone.

David Cross

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The film co-stars Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker, Eric Roberts, Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Andy Dick, Amy Stiller, and Bob Odenkirk.

Andy Dick

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The film co-stars Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker, Eric Roberts, Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Andy Dick, Amy Stiller, and Bob Odenkirk.

Jerry Cantrell

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It consists of previously unreleased songs, largely of alternative rock and heavy metal bands, and includes the first solo recording by Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains fame.
He also contributed to the soundtrack of The Cable Guy (1996), John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) and Dark Nights: Metal (2018), and has made cameos in films such as Jerry Maguire (1996), Rock Slyde (2009) and Deadwood: The Movie.

Chris Farley

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The role of the Cable Guy was originally written for Chris Farley, who turned it down due to scheduling difficulties.
Jim Carrey's role in the 1996 film The Cable Guy was originally intended for Farley, but scheduling conflicts forced him to decline.

Amok Time

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Chip takes Steven to Medieval Times, where Chip arranges for them to battle in the arena, referencing the Star Trek episode "Amok Time".
It was notably spoofed during the Medieval Times sequence in the Jim Carrey film The Cable Guy (1996).

Password (game show)

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The evening goes from bad to worse when Chip manipulates the family, tells several bad jokes, and eventually pushes Steven too far by playing a sexualized version of the game show Password with the rest of the family.
The game was parodied as a "porn" version in the 1996 film The Cable Guy.

The Truman Show

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The film was also noted for its similarities to the Australian telemovie The Plumber (1979), which was written and directed by Peter Weir, who would later direct Carrey in The Truman Show (1998).
Later on in 1995, Jim Carrey signed to star, but because of commitments with The Cable Guy and Liar Liar, he would not be ready to start filming for at least another year.

Leave Me Alone (Jerry Cantrell song)

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Cantrell's "Leave Me Alone" served as the soundtrack's promotional vehicle and was released as a single, peaking at No.
It was originally featured on the soundtrack to the 1996 film The Cable Guy and was also the film's closing track.

Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand

The track "Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand" gained popularity for its appearance in the film and reached No.
The song became popular after being featured in the movie The Cable Guy (as well as its film soundtrack).

More Human than Human

White Zombie's "More Human than Human" is featured in a dramatic scene of the film but was not included on the soundtrack release.