Thursday, April 26, 2012

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

1995 Comedy Film

Director: Steve Oedekerk

Writer: Steve Oedekerk

Cinematography: Donald E. Thorin

Running time: 90 minutes

Country: United States

Tagline: The great plains of Africa, the cradle of civilization. A place where there exists a balance between nature and man. So ancient, so sacred, no man would dare to disturb it. No man but Ace Ventura.

Jim Carrey as Ace Ventura
Ian McNeice as Fulton Greenwall
Simon Callow as Vincent Cadby
Maynard Eziashi as Ouda
Bob Gunton as Burton Quinn
Alan Calder as Shikaka Tribe Leader
Sophie Okonedo as the Wachati Princess
Arsenio "Sonny" Trinidad as Ashram Monk
Danny D. Daniels as Wachootoo Witch Doctor
Andrew Steel as Mick Katie
Bruce Spence as Gahjii
Tom Grunke as Derrick McCane
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Hitu
Dev Kennedy as Dad Tourist
Tommy Davidson as the Tiny Warrior
Patti Tippo as Mom Tourist
Michael Reid Mackay as Skinny Husband

Pet detective Ace Ventura comes out of retirement to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the symbol of an African tribe.

  1. ASCAP Award-Top Box Office Films Robert Folk-ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards
  2. Blimp Award-Favorite Movie-Kids' Choice Awards, USA
  3. Blimp Award-Favorite Movie Actor Jim Carrey-Kids' Choice Awards, USA
  4. MTV Movie Award-Best Comedic Performance Jim Carrey-MTV Movie Awards
  5. MTV Movie Award-Best Male Performance Jim Carrey- MTV Movie Awards

When listing other words that start with "-sh" after hearing of the Shikaka, Ace includes "Shawshank Redemption". Bob Gunton, who plays Burton Quinn, also starred in The Shawshank Redemption. 


5 star out of 5 stars

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