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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7. 'The Cable Guy'

Back in 1996, The Cable Guy was widely seen as Jim Carrey's first real misstep. The big-budget, Ben Stiller-directed film crawled across the $100 million mark, but this was a time when most Jim Carrey movies were making at least twice that. Some people thought it was simply too dark and weird, and in recent years the movie become a celebrated cult classic. It was also the first place many people saw Jack Black, Owen Wilson and Leslie Mann. Thankfully, Ben Stiller was allowed to keep directing movies and went on to make Zoolander and Tropic Thunder. Producer Judd Apatow also continued onto bigger and better things, but he'll always remember creating The Cable Guy for the audition where he met Mann, his wife.

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