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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12
Cast
Jim Carrey
Courtney Cox
Sean Young
Directors
Tom Shadyac
Screenwriters
Jack Bernstein
Tom Shadyac
Jim Carrey
Running Time
86 minutes

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Jim Carey's debut sees him chasing a dolphin-napper


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Plot
Ace is an unorthodox private detective in that he specialises in looking for animals. When the dolphin mascot of the Miami football team disappears just before the Superbowl, Ace is called in to track down the thief.


Verdict
Neither terrible, boring nor soporific, just not very funny.


Reviewed by Julian Ketchum

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