I Love You Phillip Morris Synopsis
A con man (Jim Carrey) meets the love (Ewan McGregor) of his life behind bars.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
It's the beaming movie-star intensity of the complicated comic Carrey in the role of the dominant lover and Obi-Wan Kenobi McGregor as the...
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By Bob Mondello
"Liar Liar" meets Obi-Wan? Who'da thunk even fearless star power could make these two work as a romantic pair? But both stars prove to be...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
This is a love story in which one of the partners repeatedly does some really bad stuff, and while it's easy enough to admire him for his...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's one crazy love story, but Carrey and McGregor make it work by making us buy the romance as the real thing. There's something about...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
McGregor, playing his lover, is a perfect foil: gentle, funny, magnetic.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The performance often errs on the side of cartoon, but it's laced with flashes of remorse and chagrin, with sincerity. When Carrey tries to...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
I Love You Phillip Morris is tragedy, or something close to it, decked out in comedy's clothes.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
A tonally confused, fitfully entertaining film about a pathologically two-faced man.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Barrels around in manic fashion much like Carrey does in most of his movies. He's meant to be a fool for love, but mostly he's just...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
I Love You Phillip Morris not only blasts gay stereotypes back decades, it could actually make people wish for a third "Ace Ventura" movie....
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Thank You

By JohnREHDennis
As a gay man myself, I have a huge amount of gratitude towards anybody who would do something to help break down the wall we are fighting to demolish within the LGBT community....

Five Word Review

By guyonguyishot
funny gay romance love story...

By hurricanekeefe
This movie was so damn funny! I thought it was about cigarette company Phillip Morris b4 I rented it, but got a real shock once I watched it!...

We Walked OUT!

By colleenmb
Hated this movie. Sat through 30 minutes and walked out. Very disappointed. Cannot believe the reviews were so good for such nonsense....

I Love You Phillip Morris

By billyguns2
If you can get over the fact that it's a love affair between two men, I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS is one of the best movies I've seen in years; what's even more amazing is the fact that it's a true...

A True Love Story

By bobwhoutx
Liked the movie a lot. Some comedy, some tragedy and some hot sex....

Difficult to Sit Through

By hombre_de_peliculas
Disliked the movie. Maybe Jim Carrey is not capable of acting like anything but a freak. But Ewan McGregor? Come on. He's capable of so much more. I've seen Ewan play sensitive sweet guys...

I Love You Phillip Morris review

By CGCardone
If you want to see Jim Carrey kiss another man, go; otherwise no....

What a wonderful surprise

By polkadot
I have seen many pictures portraying gay men and lesbians and almost all of them refused to make their relationships seem...well, human like everyone else. This movie is based on a true story of two...

Lame GAY movie, not funny

By Npls911
Previews make you think this is a typical Jim Carrey movie, ho boy was that misleading. This movie is not funny or good drama, it's just typical prison gay steriotypes and then it goes nowhere. ...

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Rated R | For Sexual content including strong dialogue, and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Wacky but mature comedy examines a love with no limits.
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