Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Jim Carrey Movies

'Liar, Liar,' 'Eternal Sunshine' and 'The Truman Show' make this list of the comedic actor's best films

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3. 'Liar, Liar'

Jim Carrey bounced back from The Cable Guy with this considerably more mainstream comedy about a lawyer physically incapable of telling a lie. The plot sounds a little formulaic, but Carrey elevated the material and even earned a Golden Globe nomination for his effort. He even managed to win over Roger Ebert, who had bashed most of his previous films. "I am gradually developing a suspicion, or perhaps it is a fear, that Jim Carrey is growing on me," he wrote. "Am I becoming a fan?" He wouldn't make up his mind until the following year, when Carrey starred in a movie that seemed to predict the rise of reality shows. 

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