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Frères Farrelly is a Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 17 december 1956 at Phoenixville (USA)

Frères Farrelly

Frères Farrelly
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Birth name Peter John Farrelly
Nationality USA
Birth 17 december 1956 (62 years) at Phoenixville (USA)

Peter John Farrelly (born December 17, 1956) and Robert Leo "Bobby" Farrelly, Jr. (born June 17, 1958), professionally known as the Farrelly brothers, are American screenwriters and directors.
They have made eleven films to date, including There's Something About Mary; Dumb and Dumber; Kingpin; Hall Pass; Me, Myself & Irene; Shallow Hal; Stuck on You; Osmosis Jones; Fever Pitch (also known as The Perfect Catch outside of America), the 2007 remake of The Heartbreak Kid, and The Three Stooges.


The brothers were raised in Cumberland, Rhode Island, and are of Irish descent. Some of their films have been at least partially set in their home state of Rhode Island, such as There's Something About Mary. Sports play a large part in their films and they have often cast sports stars for cameo appearances in their films (i.e. Brett Favre in There's Something About Mary). The brothers have been praised and critiqued for the way they use the subject of disability in their films. Peter Farrelly has commented: "The problem is not that we look down on these people, but rather that we look up at them and feel that they are better than us.... we revere them."—Peter Farrelly, "Ability Magazine: Farrelly Brothers". Retrieved 2012-04-06.

They frequently depict able-bodied people as stupid (Dumb and Dumber) while disabled people are either more aspirational (Shallow Hal, Stuck on You) or gifted (Me, Myself & Irene). They use slapstick and toilet humor, often with a soundtrack of upbeat, light rock songs. Their films often contain flashback scenes that show how a character was affected by a traumatic event. Peter Farrelly has published books including Outside Providence and The Comedy Writer. The brothers' production company Conundrum Entertainment was producing the comedy series Unhitched on FOX; the series was, however, cancelled.

In 2011, the brothers filmed The Three Stooges as the film's directors and producers. The film stars Chris Diamantopoulos as Moe Howard, Sean Hayes as Larry Fine, and Will Sasso as Curly Howard, and was released on April 13, 2012.

Biography

Ils commencent leur carrière en 1990 en devenant scénaristes de la série télévisée Seinfeld. En 1994, ils écrivent et réalisent leur premier film, Dumb and Dumber, qui devient culte. Le film réunit Jim Carrey et Jeff Daniels. Ils récidivent en 1998 avec Mary à tout prix, leur plus grand succès public, mettant en scène Ben Stiller, Cameron Diaz et Matt Dillon. L'année suivante ils retrouvent Jim Carrey pour Fous d'Irène (1999).

Ils continuent les comédies originales avec L'Amour extra-large (2001), avec Jack Black et Gwyneth Paltrow, ou encore Deux en un (2003), où Matt Damon et Greg Kinnear incarnent des frères siamois.

En 2014, ils réalisent Dumb and Dumber De, suite de leur premier film, qui outre le duo Jim Carrey/Jeff Daniels, réunit également à l'écran Laurie Holden et Kathleen Turner.

Best films

There's Something About Mary (1998)
(Director)
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
(Director)
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
(Director)
Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
(Director)
Hall Pass (2011)
(Director)

Usually with

Bobby Farrelly
Bobby Farrelly
(15 films)
Peter Farrelly
Peter Farrelly
(15 films)
Mike Cerrone
Mike Cerrone
(7 films)
Danny Murphy
Danny Murphy
(8 films)
Zen Gesner
Zen Gesner
(9 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Frères Farrelly (16 films)

Display filmography as list

Director

Dumb and Dumber To, 1h49
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Transport films, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Laurie Holden, Kathleen Turner, Steve Tom, Don Lake
Rating55% 2.798662.798662.798662.798662.79866
Twenty years after the events of the first film, Lloyd Christmas has been committed at an insane asylum ever since his doomed romance with Mary Swanson. During a visit, Harry Dunne discovers that Lloyd pranked him into thinking he was mentally disturbed the entire time. Lloyd leaves with Harry and they head to their apartment, where Harry reveals one of his kidneys is bad and he needs a donor soon.
Movie 43
Movie 43 (2013)
, 1h34
Directed by Elizabeth Banks, Frères Farrelly, Brett Ratner, Rusty Cundieff, Steven Brill, Griffin Dunne, Bob Odenkirk, Steve Carr, Peter Farrelly, James Gunn
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Richard Gere, Dennis Quaid, Greg Kinnear, Kate Winslet, Halle Berry, Common
Rating43% 2.150852.150852.150852.150852.15085
Movie 43 is a series of different skits containing different scenes and scenarios.
The Three Stooges, 1h32
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about children, Films about families, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Sean Hayes, Will Sasso, Chris Diamantopoulos, Sofía Vergara, Craig Bierko, Larry David
Rating51% 2.5507252.5507252.5507252.5507252.550725
The film is composed of three acts, which are referred to as episodes (a reference to how the original Three Stooges short films were packaged for television by Columbia Pictures).
Hall Pass
Hall Pass (2011)
, 1h45
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate, Stephen Merchant, Joy Behar
Rating58% 2.9484552.9484552.9484552.9484552.948455
Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudeikis) are best friends as are their wives, Maggie (Jenna Fischer) and Grace (Christina Applegate). They are both unhappy with their married lives and missing the old days when they were single. Realizing this, their wives talk to their friend Dr. Lucy (Joy Behar) and decide to give them a "Hall Pass": A week off from marriage during which they can have sex with other women. They are skeptical at first, but ultimately accept the offers and try to pick up women with their friends Gary (Stephen Merchant), Flats (J. B. Smoove) and Hog Head (Larry Joe Campbell). Maggie and Grace spend Rick's and Fred's "Hall Pass Week" at Maggie's parents' house in Cape Cod, where Grace flirts with athlete Gerry (Tyler Hoechlin). She says that if their husbands have Hall Passes, so should they.
The Heartbreak Kid, 1h56
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Ben Stiller, Michelle Monaghan, Malin Åkerman, Jerry Stiller, Kirsten Dunst, Rob Corddry
Rating57% 2.89922.89922.89922.89922.8992
Eddie (Ben Stiller), the owner of a sports shop, is single and indecisive about starting a relationship. While walking down the street he witnesses a purse snatcher victimizing Lila (Malin Åkerman). After failing to retrieve the purse, they exchange pleasantries and eventually date. They quickly become serious, as they seem perfect for each other. Their relationship becomes threatened, however, when Lila is offered a job in Holland. When Eddie probes further, it is revealed that it is company policy not to relocate married employees. Pushed by the urging of his father (Jerry Stiller) and best friend (Rob Corddry), Eddie proposes to Lila and they get married.
Fever Pitch, 1h43
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about education, Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Drew Barrymore, JoBeth Williams, Jimmy Fallon, KaDee Strickland-Behr, Jason Spevack, Jack Kehler
Rating61% 3.0989853.0989853.0989853.0989853.098985
Ben Wrightman, a 7-year-old boy, is going to a Red Sox game with his Uncle Carl. His uncle, who had not children of his own, treated Ben like a son. A narration explains that on that day, Ben became a die-hard Red Sox fan. Just about everything he owns bears the Red Sox name, emblem, or image of a Red Sox player (with the exception of his toilet paper, which bears the New York Yankees insignia). Ben inherited his uncle's season tickets when Carl died. The story picks up 23 years later with Ben (Jimmy Fallon) as a school teacher who is immature for his age. He meets Lindsey Meeks (Drew Barrymore), a professionally successful workaholic executive. When Ben first asks her out, Lindsey rejects him, but she later changes her mind and agrees to go out with him.
Stuck on You, 1h58
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy
Themes Films about families, Films about television, Buddy films
Actors Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Eva Mendes, Pat Crawford Brown, Cher, Seymour Cassel
Rating57% 2.898332.898332.898332.898332.89833
Conjoined twins Bob and Walt Tenor try to live as normally as possible. Outgoing and sociable Walt aspires to be a Hollywood actor, however, whereas shy, introverted Bob prefers the quiet life. They run Quikee Burger, a diner in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard, that guarantees free meals to customers whose orders are not completed in three minutes, a testament to how skilled and in sync Bob and Walt are with each other. Though Walt is comfortable socializing with women, Bob is the shyer of the two, and carries on a long-distance relationship with a pen pal named May Fong whom he has never met in person, and who is unaware that they are conjoined twins.
Shallow Hal, 1h53
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Obésité, Films about disabilities
Actors Jack Black, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jason Alexander, Joe Viterelli, Susan Ward, Bruce McGill
Rating59% 2.9500252.9500252.9500252.9500252.950025
Hal Larson (Jack Black) is a superficial man whose fixation on the physical beauty of women gets in the way of seeing them for their inner beauty. Hal and his equally shallow friend, Mauricio Wilson (Jason Alexander), spend their nights obnoxiously hitting on beautiful women at nightclubs. Hal's work life is steady, but he is dismayed after being passed over for a long-sought promotion.
Osmosis Jones, 1h35
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Tom Sito, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Crime, Animation
Themes Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Chris Rock, Laurence Fishburne, David Hyde Pierce, Brandy, William Shatner, Molly Shannon
Rating62% 3.148653.148653.148653.148653.14865
Frank Detorre (Bill Murray) is a widowed slovenly zookeeper at the Sucat Memorial Zoo in Rhode Island. Much to the frustration of his young daughter, Shane (Elena Franklin), he eats compulsively unhealthy and has minimal concern for germs or disease. While trying to eat a hard-boiled egg with mayonnaise and salt, it is stolen from him by a chimpanzee. He gets it back, but not before it falls into the filth of the chimp's habitat. When Shane is disgusted by him about to eat it he uses the "ten second rule" as a justification for the unsanitary act.
Me, Myself & Irene, 1h56
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Jim Carrey, Renée Zellweger, Chris Cooper, Anthony Anderson, Robert Forster, Richard Jenkins
Rating65% 3.298853.298853.298853.298853.29885
A narrator (Rex Allen, Jr.) introduces Charlie Baileygates (Jim Carrey), an 18-year veteran Rhode Island State Police trooper who has been taken advantage of by people throughout most of his life.
There's Something About Mary, 1h59
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, Chris Elliott, Lee Evans, Jeffrey Tambor
Rating70% 3.5472353.5472353.5472353.5472353.547235
In 1985, awkward and shy 16-year-old high-schooler Ted Stroehmann (Ben Stiller) lands a prom date with his dream girl Mary Jensen (Cameron Diaz), only to have it cut short by a painful and embarrassing zipper accident. After the ordeal garners the attention of numerous members of the household and community, Ted is finally carted off to a hospital, subsequently losing contact with Mary.
Kingpin
Kingpin (1996)
, 1h53
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Sports films, Transport films, Films about disabilities, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel, Bill Murray, Chris Elliott, William Jordan
Rating68% 3.449183.449183.449183.449183.44918
Roy Munson, a bowling prodigy, wins the 1979 Iowa state amateur championship and plans to leave his tiny (fictional) hometown of Ocelot, Iowa, to go on the Professional Bowlers Tour. He wins his first tournament, defeating an established pro named Ernie McCracken. Soon after, McCracken convinces Roy to help him hustle some bowlers. The con goes badly with McCracken fleeing and letting Roy take the fall when the bowlers mutilate Roy's hand in revenge.
Dumb and Dumber, 1h47
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Buddy films, Sports d'hiver, Ski
Actors Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Charles Rocket, Mike Starr, Victoria Rowell
Rating72% 3.646353.646353.646353.646353.64635
Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) are best friends and roommates living in Providence, Rhode Island who struggle at every aspect of life. Lloyd, a limousine driver, falls in love with Mary Swanson (Lauren Holly), a woman he is driving to the airport. She intentionally leaves a briefcase in the terminal; Lloyd, unaware that it contains ransom money for her kidnapped husband, Bobby, retrieves it and tries to return it to her, but her Aspen-bound plane has already departed, leading to Lloyd running through and falling out of the jetway.

Scriptwriter

Dumb and Dumber To, 1h49
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Transport films, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Laurie Holden, Kathleen Turner, Steve Tom, Don Lake
Roles Writer
Rating55% 2.798662.798662.798662.798662.79866
Twenty years after the events of the first film, Lloyd Christmas has been committed at an insane asylum ever since his doomed romance with Mary Swanson. During a visit, Harry Dunne discovers that Lloyd pranked him into thinking he was mentally disturbed the entire time. Lloyd leaves with Harry and they head to their apartment, where Harry reveals one of his kidneys is bad and he needs a donor soon.
The Three Stooges, 1h32
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about children, Films about families, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Sean Hayes, Will Sasso, Chris Diamantopoulos, Sofía Vergara, Craig Bierko, Larry David
Rating51% 2.5507252.5507252.5507252.5507252.550725
The film is composed of three acts, which are referred to as episodes (a reference to how the original Three Stooges short films were packaged for television by Columbia Pictures).