Dumb and Dumber
The Farrelly Brothers had been trying for years to get their first movie made, and it was only when director Peter Farrelly’s agent encouraged him to make a movie himself along with his brother Bobby.
The Farrelly Brothers didn’t know who Jim Carrey was, they were only told that he was known as “The White Guy” in In Living Color, it was only after when the Brothers were invited to watch the screening of Carrey’s first major acting role and the first of his 1994 hits Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, they realized they had struck gold, and based on the box-office success of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), received a salary of $7 million for this film.
Jeff Daniels was only paid around $50,000. New Line Cinema originally did not wan… Continue Reading