Carl (Jim Carrey) is a down on his luck Junior Loan Officer who hasn’t made much of his life since he split with his girlfriend Stephanie (Molly Sims) three years ago. Carl tries as much as he can to avoid commitment to anything in his life by making endless excuses. When Carl realizes he needs to do something with his life he attends a “Yes” seminar in which Terrence (Terence Stamp) demands that the attendees say yes to everything. Although hesitant Carl realizes he needs to do something so he gives the concept a go. Saying yes to everything causes Carl’s life to improve drastically as he gets a promotion and a new girlfriend. Of course having to say yes to everything has its drawbacks and begins to consume his entire life. The adventure that Carl goes on to live his life to the fullest has to be seen to be believed.
Yes Man is an incredibly funny movie with an incredibly talented cast and crew. Learn more about this incredible Jim Carrey comedy movie and the supporting cast that made it great.
Jim Carrey as Carl
Jim Carrey plays the conservative Carl whose life is completely transformed after attending the “Yes” seminar. The dramatic comedy role of Carl suited Carrey’s talents beautifully. Jim Carrey was the voice of Horton in Horton Hears a Who! prior to playing Carl in Yes Man.
Zooey Deschanel as Allison
Zooey Deschanel plays Allison, Carl’s new love interest after he attends the Yes seminar. Her free spirit is exactly what Carl needs to continue his quest to say yes to everything. Prior to her role as Allison, Zooey Deschanel played Happy Lolly in the film Gigantic.
Bradley Cooper as Peter
Bradley Cooper plays Peter who is the patient and understanding best friend to Carl. His ultimate frustration with Carl however is just the catalyst that Carl needs to attend the “Yes” seminar. Bradley Cooper played Leon in the 2008 film The Midnight Meat Train prior to his role as Peter in Yes Man.
John Michael Higgins as Nick
John Michael Higgins plays the free spirit, fly by the seat of his pants friend of Carl’s who convinces him to attend the “Yes” seminar. Higgins plays the role beautifully and is a great supporting charcter to conservative Carrey in the early portion of the film. Prior to his role in Yes Man, John Michael Higgins played the role of Willie in the film Fred Claus.
Other notable Yes Man movie cast members include:
Rhys Darby as Norman
Danny Masterson as Rooney
Fionnula Flanagan as Tillie
Terence Stamp as Terrence
Sasha Alexander as Lucy
Molly Sims as Stephanie
Brent Briscoe as Homeless Guy
Rocky Carroll as Wes
John Cothran Jr. as Tweed
Spencer Garrett as Multack
Sean O’Bryan as Ted
The cast and crew and the movie Yes Man produced a brilliant film that not only made viewers laugh but also provided a compelling story in the process. Yes Man is one of the more recent Jim Carrey movies of his twenty-five plus year career. Check out this site to learn about all Jim Carrey movies.