Peter Farrelly

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Peter John Farrelly (born December 17, 1956) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and novelist. The Farrelly Brothers are mostly famous for directing and producing gross-out humor romantic comedy films such as, Dumb and Dumber, Me, Myself and Irene, There's Something About Mary and The Heartbreak Kid. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Farrelly, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Kingpin (1996)

After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the circuit intent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Randy Quaid  •  Vanessa Angel  •  Bill Murray

After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the circuit intent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Randy Quaid  •  Vanessa Angel  •  Bill Murray

Dumb and Dumber (1994)

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Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After some "adventures" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Lauren Holly  •  Teri Garr

Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After some "adventures" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Lauren Holly  •  Teri Garr

Fever Pitch (2005)

Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Jimmy Fallon  •  Jack Kehler  •  Jason Spevack

Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Jimmy Fallon  •  Jack Kehler  •  Jason Spevack

Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene after Charlie loses ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Robert Forster

Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene after Charlie loses ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Robert Forster

Osmosis Jones (2001)

Mindless

A white blood cell policeman, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  David Hyde Pierce  •  Brandy Norwood

A white blood cell policeman, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  David Hyde Pierce  •  Brandy Norwood

Shallow Hal (2001)

A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Jack Black  •  Jason Alexander  •  Joe Viterelli

A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Jack Black  •  Jason Alexander  •  Joe Viterelli

Stuck on You (2003)

In Martha's Vineyard, Mass., conjoined twins Walt and Bob Tenor make the best of their handicap by being the fastest grill cooks in town. While outgoing Walt hopes to one day become a famous actor, shy Bob prefers to stay out of the spotlight. When a fading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wen Yann Shih

In Martha's Vineyard, Mass., conjoined twins Walt and Bob Tenor make the best of their handicap by being the fastest grill cooks in town. While outgoing Walt hopes to one day become a famous actor, shy Bob prefers to stay out of the spotlight. When a fading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Eva Mendes  •  Wen Yann Shih

There's Something About Mary (1998)

For Ted, prom night went about as bad as it’s possible for any night to go. Thirteen years later, he finally gets another chance with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Ben Stiller  •  Matt Dillon  •  Lee Evans

For Ted, prom night went about as bad as it’s possible for any night to go. Thirteen years later, he finally gets another chance with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Ben Stiller  •  Matt Dillon  •  Lee Evans

Hall Pass (2011)

When best buds Rick and Fred begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives take a bold approach to revitalize their marriages, they grant the guys a 'hall pass'—one week of freedom to do whatever they want. At first, it seems like a dream come true, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jason Sudeikis  •  Jenna Fischer  •  Christina Applegate

When best buds Rick and Fred begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives take a bold approach to revitalize their marriages, they grant the guys a 'hall pass'—one week of freedom to do whatever they want. At first, it seems like a dream come true, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jason Sudeikis  •  Jenna Fischer  •  Christina Applegate

Dumb and Dumber To (2014)

Romantic

20 years since their first adventure, Lloyd and Harry go on a road trip to find Harry's newly discovered daughter, who was given up for adoption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Rachel Melvin  •  Kathleen Turner

20 years since their first adventure, Lloyd and Harry go on a road trip to find Harry's newly discovered daughter, who was given up for adoption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Rachel Melvin  •  Kathleen Turner

Clear History (2013)

Nathan Flomm, in order to avoid the humiliation of having missed out on a hugely successful business, assumes a new identity on Martha's Vineyard. He plots revenge when his former business partner moves to the same town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Mottola
CAST:  Larry David  •  Eva Mendes  •  Kate Hudson  •  Danny McBride

Nathan Flomm, in order to avoid the humiliation of having missed out on a hugely successful business, assumes a new identity on Martha's Vineyard. He plots revenge when his former business partner moves to the same town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Mottola
CAST:  Larry David  •  Eva Mendes  •  Kate Hudson  •  Danny McBride

The Three Stooges (2012)

Lighthearted

While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality TV show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Sean Hayes  •  Will Sasso  •  Chris Diamantopoulos  •  Jane Lynch

While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality TV show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Sean Hayes  •  Will Sasso  •  Chris Diamantopoulos  •  Jane Lynch

Movie 43 (2013)

A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elizabeth Banks  •  Peter Farrelly  •  Brett Ratner  •  Griffin Dunne  •  James Gunn  •  Steven Brill  •  Steve Carr  •  James Duffy  •  Patrik Forsberg  •  Rusty Cundieff  •  Jonathan van Tulleken  •  Will Graham
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Common  •  Charlie Saxton

A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elizabeth Banks  •  Peter Farrelly  •  Brett Ratner  •  Griffin Dunne  •  James Gunn  •  Steven Brill  •  Steve Carr  •  James Duffy  •  Patrik Forsberg  •  Rusty Cundieff  •  Jonathan van Tulleken  •  Will Graham
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Common  •  Charlie Saxton

The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriters Peter & Bobby Farrelly (2007)

Peter and Bobby Farrelly have single, or rather double-handedly reinvented the comedy. Their films Dumb and Dumber, There's Something About Mary, Shallow Hal and Me, Myself & Irene combined shocking-but-hilarious gross-out humor with a sweet love story, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Moldavon
CAST:  Mike De Luca  •  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly

Peter and Bobby Farrelly have single, or rather double-handedly reinvented the comedy. Their films Dumb and Dumber, There's Something About Mary, Shallow Hal and Me, Myself & Irene combined shocking-but-hilarious gross-out humor with a sweet love story, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Moldavon
CAST:  Mike De Luca  •  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly

The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man (2018)

One man’s journey to find meaning in Bill Murray’s many unexpected adventures with everyday people, rare and never-before seen footage of the comedic icon participating in stories previously presumed to be urban legend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Avallone
CAST:  Tommy Avallone  •  Peter Farrelly  •  Bill Murray  •  Joel Murray

One man’s journey to find meaning in Bill Murray’s many unexpected adventures with everyday people, rare and never-before seen footage of the comedic icon participating in stories previously presumed to be urban legend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Avallone
CAST:  Tommy Avallone  •  Peter Farrelly  •  Bill Murray  •  Joel Murray

Crítico (2008)

Seventy critics and filmmakers discuss cinema around the conflict between the artist and the observer, the creator and the critic. Between 1998 and 2007, Kléber Mendonça Filho recorded testimonies about this relationship in Brazil, the United States and Europe, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kleber Mendonça Filho
CAST:  Gus Van Sant  •  Carlos Saura  •  Walter Salles  •  Michel Ciment

Seventy critics and filmmakers discuss cinema around the conflict between the artist and the observer, the creator and the critic. Between 1998 and 2007, Kléber Mendonça Filho recorded testimonies about this relationship in Brazil, the United States and Europe, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kleber Mendonça Filho
CAST:  Gus Van Sant  •  Carlos Saura  •  Walter Salles  •  Michel Ciment

"That's Awesome!": The Story of 'Dumb and Dumber To' (2015)

An expansive, five-part 45 minute making-of with cast and crew interviews.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zen Gesner  •  Rob Moran  •  Brett Levisohn
CAST:  Steve Tom  •  Jim Carrey  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Charles B. Wessler

An expansive, five-part 45 minute making-of with cast and crew interviews.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zen Gesner  •  Rob Moran  •  Brett Levisohn
CAST:  Steve Tom  •  Jim Carrey  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Charles B. Wessler

The Heartbreak Kid (2007)

Eddie, the 40-year-old confirmed bachelor finally says "I do" to the beautiful and sexy Lila. But during their honeymoon in Mexico, the woman of his dreams turns out to be a total nightmare, and the guy who could never pull the trigger realizes he’s jumped the gun.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Jerry Stiller

Eddie, the 40-year-old confirmed bachelor finally says "I do" to the beautiful and sexy Lila. But during their honeymoon in Mexico, the woman of his dreams turns out to be a total nightmare, and the guy who could never pull the trigger realizes he’s jumped the gun.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Jerry Stiller

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018)

The epic life story of Alice Guy-Blaché (1873–1968), a French screenwriter, director and producer, true pioneer of cinema, the first person who made a narrative fiction film; author of hundreds of movies, but banished from history books. Ignored and forgotten. At ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pamela B. Green
CAST:  Alice Guy-Blaché  •  Richard Abel  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Marc Abraham

The epic life story of Alice Guy-Blaché (1873–1968), a French screenwriter, director and producer, true pioneer of cinema, the first person who made a narrative fiction film; author of hundreds of movies, but banished from history books. Ignored and forgotten. At ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pamela B. Green
CAST:  Alice Guy-Blaché  •  Richard Abel  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Marc Abraham

Green Book (2018)

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Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Mahershala Ali  •  Linda Cardellini  •  Don Stark

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Mahershala Ali  •  Linda Cardellini  •  Don Stark
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