Did you know that if you squint really, really hard (and do a ton of re-editing) Dumb and Dumber actually looks like one of those hidden indie gems that sweeps the Oscars?
It’s true! Mashable managed to turn the Farrelly Brothers’ very first feature about dim-witted duo Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne into a touching, dramatic film with that cliché indie aesthetic — road trips in the desert, weird haircuts, and southwestern attire. Check out the remixed trailer below!
I decided to conduct a little experiement after watching Mashable’s remix. I showed it to a friend who 1.) isn’t into indie film, and 2.) has never seen Dumb and Dumber (I was shocked, too) and they were like, “Ew, that looks like one of your stupid cinema films.” Then when I revealed D&D’s actually trailer to them, they replied, “No shit…that is not the same movie. Whoa…is it on Netflix?!!”