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LIAR LIAR GOES FOR A LOVABLE CARREY. MISTAKE

Fletcher Reede is a divorced dad, hardworking and ambitious, trying to make partner at a law firm. His adorable son Max (Justin Cooper) is constantly disappointed by his father's failures to keep their dates for ball games and birthday parties, and weary of his lame excuses for going AWOL. Puffing out the candles on his fifth-birthday cake, Fletcher's telephonic explanations for blowing off the event still ringing in his ears, the kid wishes that his father could be forced to tell the truth for 24 hours.

Magically, Max's dream comes true. The premise of Liar Liar is that all the false...

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