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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 4 February 1994 (USA)
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A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of a missing dolphin mascot of a football team.

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Storyline

To be a Pet Detective, you have to understand both the criminals and animals. Ace Ventura goes even further... He behaves like a criminal animal. When a football team's mascot (a dolphin) is stolen just before the Superbowl, Ace Ventura is put on the case. Now, who would want to steal a dolphin, and why? Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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He's the best there is! (Actually, he's the only one there is.)

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Rated PG-13 for off-color humor and some nudity | See all certifications »

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4 February 1994 (USA)  »

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Ace Ventura, un detective diferente  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$72,217,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Jim Carrey had his own personal chef on the set of the film, who also was required to prepare meals for Carrey's pet iguana. See more »

Goofs

When Ace and Melissa are at Ron Camp's party, Ron is talking to 2 women. One has long earrings and the other has short earrings. When Ron notices Ace and Melissa he approaches them and starts talking. In the background you can see that the girl over his should switches back and forth between the girl with the long earring and the short earrings between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ace Ventura: Heads up! Good defense! Good defense!
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the end credits, Ace can be heard saying Tone, put that big ass size 13 on and kick it for the homies." See more »

Connections

References Star Trek (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

THE CRYING GAME
Performed by Boy George
Written by Geoff Stephens
Courtesy of POLYGRAM RECORDS
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I loved this movie
2 July 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I thought this movie was the best movie Jim Carrey has ever did. It had me and my whole family laughing non-stop! No one could have done this movie the way Jim did. I could go on for hours about how great it is. I could watch it every day! I would give it a perfect 10! The acting in his movie was great. And Courtney Cox did an amazing job as Melissa! She's such an talented and amazing actress!

One of the funniest lines: Melissa: Did you have any trouble getting in? Ace Ventura: No, the guy with the rubber glove was surprisingly gentle.


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