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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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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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£2,543,434 (UK) (20 May 1994)
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Trivia

Carrie-Anne Moss and Téa Leoni were considered for the role of Melissa Robinson. See more »

Goofs

When Ace is at his apartment walking back and forth with the monkey saying "Alright the answer is right there." You see the monkey above the fireplace standing on a red book. Directly behind the book is a picture. In the next shot when the monkey starts jumping up and down on the book the picture is gone and the corner of the wall to the right of the book is closer than the previous shot. See more »

Quotes

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