I Love You Phillip Morris (Blu-ray)

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The incredibly funny true story of a con man's journey from small-town businessman to flamboyent white-collar criminal who repeatedly finds himself in trouble with the law and on the lam - all in the name of love.

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Studio Lions Gate
SKU 219782869
UPC 031398134008
UPC 14 00031398134008
Format Blu-Ray DVD
Release Date 10/8/2013
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ReviewSource Entertainment Weekly
Review I Love You Phillip Morris pulls off ingenious schemes of its own: It dramatizes a highly unusual relationship - that's an understatement - between two men in which homosexual love and sex, ardently enacted on screen in a finely tuned tour-de-force interplay between two movie stars, is just another piece of the story. And it sustains a tone of compassionate hilarity in which oversize romantic gestures coexist with gigantic scams. A film featuring lesser-known actors might have made for a ''realer'' production. But who's kiddin' whom? 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 gentle beloved that makes this unfettered, stranger-than-fiction picture pop.
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Reviewer Lisa Schwarzbaum
ReviewRating 9
ReviewSource Chicago Sun-Times
Review Phillip is in love with Steven; that's not in doubt. But he is slow to understand the depth and complexity of Steven's fabrications. He's a sweet, naive kid with a Southern accent and not the brightest bulb on the tree. He's a bystander as Steven steals a fortune from a health-care organization that has possibly never even employed him. Steven is soon back behind bars, and the movie unfolds into a series of increasingly audacious and labyrinthine confidence schemes.All of this, as I said, is based on Russell's own story, as written by Steve McVicker of the Houston Press. Russell impersonated doctors, lawyers, FBI agents and the CFO of a health-care company. He convinced prison officials he had died of AIDS and later successfully faked a heart attack. He escaped from jail four times (hint: always on a Friday the 13th). He is now serving 144 years in Texas in maximum security and solitary confinement, which seems a bit much for a man who never killed anyone and stole a lot less money than the officers of Enron.
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Reviewer Roger Ebert
ReviewRating 9
Features
Widescreen, English, Subtitled, Spanish, Dolby Digital Stereo
Product Attributes
Video Format Blu-Ray
Quotes
John Anderson, Variety Less of a comedy than a hilarious tragedy.
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone ...It's one crazy love story...
Stephen Holden, New York Times ...a nervy comedy...

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