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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Reviews

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January 1, 2011
Skip it unless you love Carrey's gross-out humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
I found the movie a long, unfunny slog through an impenetrable plot.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
The comic momentum sputters long before the running time has elapsed.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
December 8, 2006
| Original Score: 2/5
November 8, 2010
The most obnoxious case of masculine swagger since Andrew Dice Clay, with just a tad of Paul Lynde thrown in for spice, Jim Carrey defies you not to bolt for the exit.
November 8, 2010
Unlike famous bumbling sleuths such as Inspector Clouseau and Lt. Frank Drebin, there's no consistency to the "Ace" character, and the whole movie shifts in tone from social satire to sophomoric pranks and traditional copshow plotting.
August 30, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
September 6, 2006
Carrey has no funny lines and no funny gags; what he's left with is acting silly, striking poses, and making faces at the camera.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
May 20, 2003
Only a child could love Mr. Carrey's character, but that may be the point. The movie has the metabolism, logic and attention span of a peevish 6-year-old.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
One of those films that explain why some critics don't like Carrey.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
October 8, 2005
An absolute torture test.
| Original Score: 0/5
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2/4
July 3, 2003
Jim before he found his voice...
| Original Score: 2/5
January 15, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 24, 2003
Among the stupidest of stupid comedies. Jim Carrey is typically manic, but shows none of the acting nuances on display in films like The Majestic.
| Original Score: 1/5
November 27, 2002
Jim Carrey is at his annoying worst here. His manic, over-the-top style doesn't mesh well with lockerroom humor.
| Original Score: 1/5
January 9, 2003
There's bad and then there's this.
| Original Score: 0/5
January 1, 2000
Without any of the refinements he has shown in some of his latter films, Jim Carrey, as Ace Ventura, keeps the humor in this one insufferably crude.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
March 4, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
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