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Originally planned as a silly vehicle for Chris Farley, in the hands of director Ben Stiller and star Jim Carrey, The Cable Guy became an opportunity for Carrey to flex some of his darker comedic muscles as stalker Chip Douglas. Matthew Broderick plays Steven, an average Joe who is forlorn over his recent breakup with girlfriend Robin (Leslie Mann). When he moves into a new apartment, Steven comes in contact with Chip, who shows up to hook up the cable. Before he knows it, and whether he likes it or not, Steven has a new best-friend in the obnoxious and clingy Chip. However, Steven soon learns that obnoxious is a walk in the park compared to Chip's behavior when Steven tells him he doesn't want to be his pal anymore. What's worse, no one -- including Robin or his family -- believes Steven when he accuses the seemingly harmless Chip of being a malevolent menace. George Segal and Jack Black also star along with Stiller, who plays twins loosely-based on the Menendez brothers. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi

Cast

Jim Carrey
as Chip Douglas, the Cable Guy
Matthew Broderick
as Steven Kovacs
Leslie Mann
as Robin Harris
Jack Black
as Rick
George Segal
as Earl Kovacs
Diane Baker
as Mrs. Kovacs
Harry O'Reilly
as Hal
Ben Stiller
as Sam Sweet
Eric Roberts
as Himself
Janeane Garofalo
as Malinda, the serving wench
Andy Dick
as Medieval Host
Harry O'Reilly
as Steven's Boss
David Cross
as Sales Manager
Amy Stiller
as Steven's Secretary
Tommy Hinkley
as Basketball Player
Suli McCullough
as Basketball Player
Jeff Michalski
as Basketball Player
Joel Murray
as Basketball Player
Kathy Griffin
as Cable Boy's Mother
Jeremy Applegate
as Medieval Times Serf
Paul Greco
as Raul
Aki Aleong
as Karaoke Party Guest
Donna Hardy
as Karaoke Party Guest
Lloyd Kino
as Karaoke Party Guest
Cynthia Mason
as Karaoke Party Guest
Michael Rivkin
as Karaoke Party Guest
Sean Whalen
as Karaoke Party Guest
Marty Zagon
as Karaoke Party Guest
Charles Napier
as Arresting Officer
Christopher Michael
as Arresting Officer
Lydell M. Cheshier
as Jail Inmate
Ahmad Reese
as Jail Inmate
Annabelle Gurwitch
as Steven's Sister-in-Law
Blake Boyd
as Steven's Brother-in-Law
Liza D'Agostino
as Newsroom Researcher
Leonard Turner
as Sam Sweet Judge
Conrad Janis
as Father "Double Trouble"
Mark Thompson
as Newsroom Reporter
Frank Davis
as Bar Patron
Julian Reyes
as Bar Patron
Kyle Gass
as Couch Potato
David Bowe
as Helicopter Paramedic
Owen Wilson
as Robin's Date
Barbara Babbin
as Bar Patron
Bill Beasley
as Nuclear Dad
Adam Consolo
as Medieval Time Serf
Christine Devine
as Anchor Woman
Marion Dugan
as Robin's Neighbour
Staci Flood
as Karaoke Video Dancer
Michael Fossat
as Medieval Time Serf
Keith Gibbs
as Basketball Player
Shawn Michael Howard
as Basketball Player
Kennedy Kabasares
as Medieval Time Serf
Rikki Klieman
as Herself
Misa Koprova
as Heather
Cynthia Lamontagne
as Restaurant Hostess
Jason Larimore
as Jail Inmate
Sara Lowell
as Karaoke Party Guest
James O'Connell
as Bathroom Attendant
Bob Odenkirk
as Steven's Brother
Emilio Rivera
as Jail Inmate
Harper Roisman
as Karaoke Party Guest
Andrew Shaifer
as Basketball Player
Robert Simels
as Himself
Cameron Starman
as Cable Boy
Sandra Thigpen
as Karaoke Party Guest
Wendy Walsh
as Reporter Outside Courtroom
Darlene Worley
as Karaoke Video Dancer
Robert "Bobby Z" Zajonc
as Medivac Pilot
Sara Lowell
as Karaoke Party Guest
Adam Consolo
as Medieval Time Serf
Robert Simels
as Himself
Sandra Thigpen
as Karaoke Party Guest
Liza D'Agostino
as Newsroom Researcher
Christopher Michael
as Arresting Officer
David Cross
as Sales Manager
Owen Wilson
as Robin's Date
Kyle Gass
as Couch Potato
Janeane Garofalo
as Malinda, the serving wench
Ahmad Reese
as Jail Inmate
Darlene Worley
as Karaoke Video Dancer
Michael Rivkin
as Karaoke Party Guest
Frank Davis
as Bar Patron
Cameron Starman
as Cable Boy
Lloyd Kino
as Karaoke Party Guest
Donna Hardy
as Karaoke Party Guest
Harper Roisman
as Karaoke Party Guest
Marty Zagon
as Karaoke Party Guest
Suli McCullough
as Basketball Player
Mark Thompson
as Newsroom Reporter
Shawn Michael Howard
as Basketball Player
David Bowe
as Helicopter Paramedic
Leonard Turner
as Sam Sweet Judge
Keith Gibbs
as Basketball Player
Annabelle Gurwitch
as Steven's Sister-in-Law
Joel Murray
as Basketball Player
Sean Whalen
as Karaoke Party Guest
Harry O'Reilly
as Hal
Harry O'Reilly
as Steven's Boss
Kennedy Kabasares
as Medieval Time Serf
Lydell M. Cheshier
as Jail Inmate
Wendy Walsh
as Reporter Outside Courtroom
Eric Roberts
as Himself
Paul Greco
as Raul
Amy Stiller
as Steven's Secretary
Ben Stiller
as Sam Sweet
Julian Reyes
as Bar Patron
James O'Connell
as Bathroom Attendant
Staci Flood
as Karaoke Video Dancer
Rikki Klieman
as Herself
Jeff Michalski
as Basketball Player
Marion Dugan
as Robin's Neighbour
Jeremy Applegate
as Medieval Times Serf
Barbara Babbin
as Bar Patron
Tommy Hinkley
as Basketball Player
Andrew Shaifer
as Basketball Player
Charles Napier
as Arresting Officer
Andy Dick
as Medieval Host
Jason Larimore
as Jail Inmate
Emilio Rivera
as Jail Inmate
Michael Fossat
as Medieval Time Serf
Misa Koprova
as Heather
Aki Aleong
as Karaoke Party Guest
Cynthia Mason
as Karaoke Party Guest
Conrad Janis
as Father "Double Trouble"
Kathy Griffin
as Cable Boy's Mother
Bob Odenkirk
as Steven's Brother
Cynthia Lamontagne
as Restaurant Hostess
Blake Boyd
as Steven's Brother-in-Law
Christine Devine
as Anchor Woman
Bill Beasley
as Nuclear Dad

Crew

Ben Stiller
Director
Judd Apatow
Producer
Andrew Licht
Producer
Jeffrey A. Mueller
Producer
Robert Brinkmann
Cinematographer
John Ottman
Composer (Music Score)
Jerry Cantrell
Songwriter
Steve Weisberg
Editor
Sharon Seymour
Production Designer
Jeff Knipp
Art Director
William S. Beasley
Co-producer
Marc Gurvitz
Executive Producer
Bernie Brillstein
Executive Producer
Brad Grey
Executive Producer
Jason Weil
Set Designer
Maggie Martin
Set Designer
Erica Phillips
Costume Designer
Nelson Stoll
Sound/Sound Designer
Frank Davis
First Assistant Director
Nilo Otero
First Assistant Director
Juel Bestrop
Casting
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