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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
performer:
Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young
director:
Tom Shadyac
genre:
Comedy

We gave it an F

As Ace Ventura, pet detective and postmodern doofus, Jim Carrey struts around in a Hawaiian shirt and Li’l Abner pompadour, flashes his big, creepy-preppy grin like a junior Richard Nixon on Jolt cola, and punches home every last one of his so-stupid-they-really- are- stupid lines. Carrey suggests an escaped mental patient impersonating a game-show host-and, what’s worse, his hyperbolically obnoxious shtick is the whole damned show.

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