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

Crew

Ben Stiller
Director
Jeffrey A. Mueller
Producer
Andrew Licht
Producer
Judd Apatow
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
Bernie Brillstein
Executive Producer
Marc Gurvitz
Executive Producer
Brad Grey
Executive Producer
Maggie Martin
Set Designer
Jason Weil
Set Designer
Erica Phillips
Costume Designer
Nelson Stoll
Sound/Sound Designer
Nilo Otero
First Assistant Director
Frank Davis
First Assistant Director
Juel Bestrop
Casting
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