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How does the magic in "Liar Liar" work?

In the original script, we see that Fletcher's incapacity is that he can't say something that he knows to be untrue. This includes not being able to hand a (previously written) statement that he knows ...
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How does the magic in "Liar Liar" work?

My understanding of the movie is that the curse prevents him from saying anything he believes to be false, not that it magically prevents him from saying anything that's untrue. (The latter would ...
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How does the magic in "Liar Liar" work?

This question is resolvable quite satisfactorily from the movie's plot alone. After Fletcher Reede (Jim Carrey) has been afflicted with the curse, he has this exchange with his ex-wife: "You're ...
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How does the magic in "Liar Liar" work?

...then looks shocked that he was able to say it on the day he wasn't able to lie, indicating that, according to the movie's logic, he cannot utter false statements Your conclusion is incorrect. This ...
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