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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

 -  Comedy  -  10 November 1995 (USA)
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Pet detective Ace Ventura comes out of retirement to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the symbol of an African tribe.

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Ace Ventura, emerging from self-imposed exile in a remote Himalayan hideaway, travels to Africa with explorer Fulton Greenwall to find a sacred bat which is told will avert a war between with Wachootoo and Wachati tribes. Of course, when Ace gets involved, all hell breaks loose... Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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The great plains of Africa, the cradle of civilization. A place where there exists a balance between nature and man. So ancient, so sacred, no man would dare to disturb it. No man but Ace Ventura. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for crude humor | See all certifications »

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10 November 1995 (USA)  »

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Ace Ventura Goes to Africa  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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£10,020,831 (UK) (23 February 1996)
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Director Tom DeCerchio left after shooting began, to be replaced by writer Steve Oedekerk. See more »

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When the animals break down the wall of Vincent Cadby's office, the 'trophy' elephant head hung on the wall falls to the floor and shatters. If the head were real it wouldn't break the way it does. See more »

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