Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Movie Review 1993

Information and Film Reviews for Ace Ventura: Pet Detective the Movie

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Visitor rating
4.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

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."

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
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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