There’s Something About Mary (1998)

1998-There's_Something_About_Mary_POSTER-Wikipedia
There’s Something About Mary (1998), theatrical poster

There’s Something About Mary is an American romantic comedy film starring Cameron Diaz as the titular character with Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, Lee Evans and Chris Elliott all playing men who are in love with Mary and vying for her affections.

Warning: The guys who did ‘Dumb & Dumber’ and ‘Kingpin’ bring you a love story.

Released July 15, 1998 (US); September 25, 1998 (UK)

Ted was a geek in high school, who was going to go to the prom with one of the most popular girls in school, Mary. The prom date never happened, because Ted had a very unusual accident. Thirteen years later he realizes he is still in love with Mary, so he hires a private investigator to track her down. That investigator discovers he too may be in love with Mary, so he gives Ted some false information to keep him away from her. But soon Ted finds himself back into Mary’s life, as we watch one funny scene after another. [IMDb*]

Notable Cast

  • Cameron Diaz, “Mary Jensen”
  • Ben Stiller, “Ted Stroehmann”
  • Matt Dillon, “Pat Healy”
  • Lee Evans, “Tucker” and “Norm Phipps”
  • Jeffrey Tambor, “Sully”
  • Keith David, “Charlie”, Mary’s stepfather

Soundtrack

Spotify* playlist

Find out more at Wikipedia*, and IMDb*.

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