Ace Ventura: Pet Detective script
Synopsis: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (or simply Ace Ventura, or also simply Pet Detective) is a 1994 American comedy detective film directed by Tom Shadyac, and co-written by and starring Jim Carrey. It was developed by the film's original writer, Jack Bernstein, and co-producer, Bob Israel, for almost six years. The film co-stars Courteney Cox, Tone Lōc, Sean Young and former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino. In the film, Carrey plays Ace Ventura, an animal detective who is tasked with finding the Miami Dolphins' mascot that was abducted.

Close on the happy dog, hanging his head out the car window. PAN

across the broken windshield

to Ace, also hanging his head out the window to see where he's going.

The car drives by a sign on a telephone pole: "Reward" -- with a

picture of the Shiatsu in Ace's

seat.

THRASH MUSIC ENDS

INT. HOUSE - DAY

A very sexy woman is hugging and kissing the Shiatsu.

WOMAN:

My little baby. You missed mommy

didn't you? Did daddy hurt you?

I won't let him, no I won't. He

may have kept the big screen TV,

but he's not gonna keep my baby.

No he isn't.

(very sexy to Ace)

Thank you, Mr. Ventura. How can I

ever repay you?

She slinks over to Ace and puts her arms around his neck.

ACE:

Well, the reward would be good,

and there was some damage to my �

She cuts Ace off with a devastating kiss.

WOMAN:

Would you like me to take you

pants off instead?

ACE:

Ummmm� Sure.

She pulls him toward the bedroom.

WOMAN:

It takes a big man to stand up to

my husband. He's already put two

of my lovers in the hospital.

ACE:

How did he find out? Does he have

you followed.

WOMAN:

No� I tell him

She plants a kiss on Ace's neck and pulls him down out of frame onto

the bed.

EXT. DOLPHIN STADIUM PLAYING FIELD - DAY

The stands are empty, but there's plenty happening on the field. The

Miami Dolphins are

practicing. Dan Marino is in top form, hitting pass after pass.

Behind one of the goal posts, the team's mascot, a rare dolphin

(SNOWFLAKE), wearing #4, is

practicing his routine. The Trainer is dressed like a quarterback.

TRAINER:

Blue! 42! Blue! 42! Hut! Hut!

Snowflake swims over, snatches a small football out of the Trainer's

hand, and does an end zone

dance on his tail. He then returns the ball to the trainer.

The Trainer now sets the ball on the dolphin's tail and snowflake

"kicks" a perfect field goal. The

Trainer blows a whistle and raises both arms.

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Jim Carrey

James Eugene "Jim" is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for his highly energetic slapstick performances. Carrey first gained recognition in 1990 after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy television series In Living Color. His first leading roles in major productions came with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994), The Mask (1994), and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), as well as a supporting role in Batman Forever (1995) and a lead role in Liar Liar (1997). He then starred in The Truman Show (1998) and Man on the Moon (1999), with each garnering him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. more…

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