Cable Guy, The

Lists: Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up -- and doesn't let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven's pal, but when Steven tries to end the "friendship," Chip shows his dark side. He begins stalking Steven, who's left to fend for himself because no one else can believe Chip's capable of such behavior."

Overall Ranking: 2009 (Rank from 1996: # 27)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 16.67%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 50%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Gorgon Reviews84
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
George Rother of MovieGuy 24/765(full review)
Dave Examines Movies64(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest44
David Baruffi43

People Involved

  • Jim Carrey (Cable Guy)
  • Matthew Broderick (Steven M. Kovacs)
  • Leslie Mann (Robin Harris)
  • Jack Black (Rick)
  • George Segal (Stevens father)
  • Diane Baker (Stevens Mother)
  • Ben Stiller (Sam Sweet / Stan Sweet)
  • Eric Roberts (Eric Roberts)
  • Janeane Garofalo (Medieval Times Waitress)
  • Andy Dick (Medieval Times Host)
  • Harry OReilly (Stevens Boss)
  • David Cross (Sales Manager)
  • Amy Stiller (Stevens Secretary)
  • Owen Wilson (Robins Date)
  • Keith Gibbs (Basketball Player)
  • Ben Stiller (Director)