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Cable Guy, The (1996)  link to Cable Guy, The on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1986

poster Cable Guy, The

IMDb Rating:
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6.1/10 (142708 votes)

Country: USA, 96 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Comedy

Director(s): Ben Stiller

Video Codec: Unknown

Storyline:
Steven Kovak has been kicked out of his apartment by his girlfriend. Steven has a new apartment, and decides to slip the cable guy (Chip) $50 for free cable. Steven then fakes an interest in Chip's line of work. However Chip takes this to heart trying to become Steven's best bud. When Steven no longer wants to be Chips friend the man who can do it all goes on an all out assault to ruin Steven's life. In the backdrop is the delicate sub-plot of the trial of a former kid star for murdering his brother.

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Cast:

photo Jim Carrey Jim Carrey The Cable Guy
photo Matthew Broderick Matthew Broderick Steven M. Kovacs
photo Leslie Mann Leslie Mann Robin Harris
photo Jack Black Jack Black Rick
photo George Segal George Segal Steven's Father

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.55:1