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Shamelessly silly comedy casts human cartoon Carrey, he of the rubber limbs and spasmodic facial muscles, as Ace, the guy who'll find missing pets, big or small. When the Miami Dolphins' mascot Snowflake is kidnapped, he abandons his search for an albino pigeon to save the lost dolphin just in time for the Super Bowl. This is brain candy, running full throttle with juvenile humor, some charm, and the hyper-energetic Carrey, not to mention Young as the police chief with a secret. Critically trashed boxoffice smash catapulted Carrey into nearly instant stardom after seven seasons as the geeky white guy on "In Living Color."

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Available on Running time 87 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Slapstick Comedy, Director/Star Teams: Shadyac & Carrey, Football, Kidnapped!, Detective Spoofs, Miami, Top Grossing Films of 1994
Screenplay
Tom Shadyac, Jack Bernstein, Jim Carrey
Cast
Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young, Tone Loc, Noble Willingham, Troy Evans, Udo Kier
Cinematography
Julio Macat
Director
Tom Shadyac
Music
Ira Newborn
Other
Dan Marino
Producer
James G. Robinson, Gary Barber, Morgan Creek Productions, Warner Bros.

Awards

Blockbuster 1995: Male Newcomer, V. (Carrey), Comedy Actor, V. (Carrey).

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
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Nicholle

I love Jim Carrey's part in this movie! I think that he is perfect for this part as Ace Ventura! Ace loves animals and he deals with crimes that have to do with animals.Ace is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot, Snowflake. Snowflake is kidnapped in the middle of the night, two weeks before the team is due to play in the Super Bowl. Also, Dan Marino went missing. Mr. Riddle, the team's owner, knows that football players can be superstitious, and therefore believes they will lose the Super Bowl unless Snowflake is returned. Ronald Champ, from the team, have a huge tank with a great white in it, and also an amber stone that came from a ring. Ace then tries to find out whose ring is missing a stone by tricking players into showing their rings until his list of suspects is used up. Ace realizes that he has one suspect, Finkle, that is no longer on the team and goes to his house to find out some things. Finkle escaped a mental institution and Ace goes to his room and finds some crazy things that may help him. Does he ever solve this mystery? Watch to find out!