Released in 2009 and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Recqua, I Love You Phillip Morris is about a con man who falls in love with a fellow prisoner and the lengths he’ll go to stay together. The film was nominated for multiple awards, and won the GLAAD Media award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release. Shot in multiple locations in the USA, the film features actors Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor.
Known for being a funnyman, Canadian-born actor Jim Carrey got his start in 1990 when he landed a recurring role in the sketch comedy show In Living Color. Despite the show always playing second fiddle to Saturday Night Live, Carrey experienced great comedic success. Within 4 years, he found himself cast as the lead in a variety of comedic feature films.