Top 15 The Mask Movie Details

While searching the internet for The Mask movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

When Stanley pulls out the massive cartoon hammer, the camera pans up slightly to obscure Jim Carrey's hands, which would definitely show that he is very obviously not holding a giant CGI mallet.

In "The Mask of Zorro", Diego's outfit was designed to reflect his Spanish heritage, while Alejandro's was tweaked to reflect his Mexican heritage.
In "The Mask of Zorro", Diego's outfit was designed to reflect his Spanish heritage, while Alejandro's was tweaked to reflect his Mexican heritage.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun The Mask details are suitable for kids.

  1. The oversize teeth were not meant to be used when Jim Carrey speaks, but he taught himself to talk with them to make his character more wacky.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - When Stanley Ipkiss becomes The Mask, he starts spinning, like a tornado. In that scene a Looney Tunes' Taz themed Pillow can be seen on the couch.
    When Stanley Ipkiss becomes The Mask, he starts spinning, like a tornado. In that scene a Looney Tunes' Taz themed Pillow can be seen on the couch.
  • When Jim Carey first puts the mask on he spins like Taz. There is a Taz pillow on the chair.

  • Jim Carrey's character goes to a mechanic who blatantly resides in the Ghostbuster's firehouse. This movie is full of little Easter eggs!

  • 1 - When the explosion happens, all the of the dons brace while Don Rafael, Captain Love and Alejandro do not. "All that shooting guns, racing around on horses gives me a frightful headache. It's hardly the work of a gentleman."
    When the explosion happens, all the of the dons brace while Don Rafael, Captain Love and Alejandro do not. "All that shooting guns, racing around on horses gives me a frightful headache. It's hardly the work of a gentleman."
  • At the Coco Bongo Club's orphan's fundraiser, the music playing is "Hi Di Ho" by K7. The song is a cover of Minnie the Moocher and a reference to the Blues Brothers, in which Cab Calloway sings the song to raise money for an orphanage.

Hidden Details

You can hear the mask handcuffing mitch and doyle when he says "After All" ( 0.32 in the clip)

1 - Capt. Love and Don Rafael are both killed by a cart full of gold (that they are illegally mining) after their climactic sword fights with the two generations of Zorro. They are destroyed by their own greed.
Capt. Love and Don Rafael are both killed by a cart full of gold (that they are illegally mining) after their climactic sword fights with the two generations of Zorro. They are destroyed by their own greed.
1 - Zorro's wife (and the antagonist's love interest) is shot trying to save him. 20 years later in the movie, a henchmen tries to shoot Zorro while his daughter stands in front. Fearing the same outcome as before, the antagonist tackles the henchmen to prevent the shot.
Zorro's wife (and the antagonist's love interest) is shot trying to save him. 20 years later in the movie, a henchmen tries to shoot Zorro while his daughter stands in front. Fearing the same outcome as before, the antagonist tackles the henchmen to prevent the shot.
1 - The car repair shop interior is the same as the Ghostbusters HQ
The car repair shop interior is the same as the Ghostbusters HQ

Mrs. Peenman wears a mask like Stanley Ipkiss does in "The Mask" (1994)

1 - Starring Jim Carrey, a mask gives Jim Carrey his powers. This is a reference to the title, "The Mask," because the movie is about a mask.
Starring Jim Carrey, a mask gives Jim Carrey his powers. This is a reference to the title, "The Mask," because the movie is about a mask.
The Mask poster
The Mask poster

The Mask Plot: Bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into a manic superhero when he wears a mysterious mask.

I am pretty sure that you've watched The Mask, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about The Mask and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Director Chuck Russell
Main Actors Jim Carrey, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene, Amy Yasbeck
IMDB score 6.9