Top 9 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective film message.

After filming Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Jim Carrey asked Anthony Hopkins to dinner and discovered that his approach to Ace Ventura was the same as Hopkins' to Hannibal Lecter: they moved like animals. Carrey's character was bird-inspired, while Hopkins mimicked a snake.
After filming Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Jim Carrey asked Anthony Hopkins to dinner and discovered that his approach to Ace Ventura was the same as Hopkins' to Hannibal Lecter: they moved like animals. Carrey's character was bird-inspired, while Hopkins mimicked a snake.
Two apples and a banana are strategically placed on Lt. Lois Einhorn's desk, foreshadowing the fact that she was born with a penis.
Two apples and a banana are strategically placed on Lt. Lois Einhorn's desk, foreshadowing the fact that she was born with a penis.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Trivia

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  1. (1994) Ace goes to a club to meet his Animal Rights contact. The band playing at the venue is Cannibal Corpse, a death metal band . IRL Jim Carrey is a huge fan of Cannibal Corpse and requested that they be the band for the scene

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Hidden Details

1 - A banana and two apple allude to finkle being trans.
A banana and two apple allude to finkle being trans.
1 - When Ace goes into Lieutenant Einhorn's office to explain how Ray Finkle is now disguised as a woman, there is a pair of apples and a banana alluding to how the lieutenant is hiding "her" identity as a woman.
When Ace goes into Lieutenant Einhorn's office to explain how Ray Finkle is now disguised as a woman, there is a pair of apples and a banana alluding to how the lieutenant is hiding "her" identity as a woman.
1 - While at the crime scene of Rogers murder, Rogers dog immediately starts barking at Einhorn. In the climax it is revealed that Einhorn is in fact the murderer and the dog remembered who killed his owner.
While at the crime scene of Rogers murder, Rogers dog immediately starts barking at Einhorn. In the climax it is revealed that Einhorn is in fact the murderer and the dog remembered who killed his owner.
1 - The fruit arrangement on the Einhorn's (the main antagonist) desk foreshadows that *she* is actually a *he*.
The fruit arrangement on the Einhorn's (the main antagonist) desk foreshadows that *she* is actually a *he*.
1 - Clue in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Apples at the base of a banana is the "clue" that Sean Youngs character was indeed a man.
Clue in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Apples at the base of a banana is the "clue" that Sean Youngs character was indeed a man.
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective poster
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective poster

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Plot

A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of the missing mascot of the Miami Dolphins.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy
Director Tom Shadyac
Stars Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young, Tone Loc
IMDB score 6.9