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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective / When Nature Calls

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Ready to laugh? All righty then! Jim Carrey showed he was a movie farce to reckon with in his two early-career portrayals of the undeterred, unhinged pet finder with a gravity-defying hairstyle and a sanity-defying attitude. Ace Ventura Pet Detective (Side A) has our funny-boned hero scrambling to find the stolen mascot – a dolphin – of Miami's pro football team. Ready for more? Well, spank you very much! Ace Ventura When Nature Calls (Side B) features Ace's elephant-calling, monkeyshining, loogie-launching adventure in Africa to rescue a creature he loathes – a bat. Trust him and heed the call: He's a professional!

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  • Actors: Various
  • Directors: Various
  • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, Full Screen, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 4.0)
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Dubbed: French, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated:
    PG-13
    Parents Strongly Cautioned
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: September 15, 2009
  • Run Time: 180 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B002BIULKS
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,438 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective / When Nature Calls" on IMDb

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Format: DVD
Ok, first off, yes they made the first movie Widescreen finaly and they redid the transfers to make them look much better. The sound is improved as well with 5.1 on the first movie.

However, why did they delete the dolphin trainer bit where he talks to the reporters. I mean WTF....Also, they should have made the first one an extended version like was on TV once. On TV they showed a version that had 4 or 5 new scenes added and they were great.

Even though it could have been better it was still worth the money for this set which now looks great on my bigscreen HD TV. The old version looked pretty bad compared to today's standard dvds.
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For the first time on DVD, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is presented in its original aspect ratio of 1.85:1.

There is also an audio commentary by the film's director Tom Shadyac. . Shadyac talks about how he ruthlessly edits his movies, always going for a fast pace and big laughs. He points out that originally the studio wanted someone like Chevy Chase or Rick Moranis but once Carrey came on board he drew upon his stand-up persona. Shadyac waxes on about the nature of comedy but with surprisingly little pretension. He also points out the bits that Carrey improvised in this fun, engaging track.

Also included are the theatrical trailer and several vintage T.V. spots.

When Nature Calls only has a theatrical trailer and vintage T.V. spots.

Included in this box set are three episodes from the short lived cartoon series that aired on CBS from 1995 to 1997. "The Reindeer Hunter" sees Ace helping Santa find Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer who has been kidnapped. This episode opens with a surreal set piece involving a snowstorm inside Ace's apartment. This episode wisely adheres to the first movie in terms of tone with a spot-on impersonation of Carrey as Ace. There is also quite a bit of recycling in terms of catch phrases as well (including one of the most famous, "Do NOT go in there!"). In "Natural Born Koalas," Ace and his monkey sidekick investigate ill-tempered koalas that have gone from sedate and cuddly to downright feral. Finally, there is "Dragon Guy" which features Ace dreaming about him and his monkey rescuing a fire-breathing dragon which is as odd as it sounds.
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Finally we get a good transfer of the first film, in widescreen anamorphic presentation. A lot of fans have been waiting for this for a many years.

Sadly and the reason I give this set only 3 stars is that the first film is the Theatrical version of the film and not the better Extended edition which was released to VHS several years ago. None of the extra scenes or material is present here and for a re-release set, this just seems poor.

They should have given us the full run of the cartoon as well on the 3rd disc, since this is the 'deluxe' set. They should have gone all out with this set and didn't, shame.

We do get a commentary from the director on the first film, but the second movie has nothing added other than being anamorphic widescreen. Another downside.....

Maybe Warner Brothers needs to try this again......
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I watched these movies multiple times as a kid and watched them again recently as an adult. I remembered them being hilarious. I still think they're funny, but WOW is Jim Carrey over-the-top. I mean he's usually excessive, but the Ace movies are in a league of their own. Pet detective is my favorite of the two, but these are both classics of the flamboyant comedies. If you are into the newer dry, deadpan style these probably won't be for you, but if you enjoy SNL style comedy where people are willing to make a fool of themselves for their craft, the Ace movies are right in your wheelhouse. Would recommend this to fans of comedy in general.
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If you're buying this to begin with, odds are it's because you love'em. They still are funny after all these years and that's what you look for in a comedy. If it can repeatedly make you laugh like a fool, it's done its job and Jim Carrey knows how to do that.
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Okay, so I was really, REALLY excited about this particular set of DVDs because I love Ace Ventura Pet Detective and also it was very reasonably priced, but now I'm just really, really annoyed. Mostly just because my favorite part of the first movie (where Jim Carrey is posing as the dolphin trainer) was cut from this particular DVD... which I don't understand in the slightest. I don't even want to watch the movie now. There were also other scenes from the VHS that are missing in this DVD. I appreciate that it's better quality, but did scenes really needed to be cut in order for that to happen? I just can't get passed that. If I hadn't already opened the movies, I would have sent it back and just bought the first movie WITH all the scenes in it. I guess I'll use this as a lesson to ALWAYS read the reviews from other buyers BEFORE making a purchase.
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Ace Ventura Deluxe Double Feature (Pet Detective / When Nature Calls)Firstly, let me say that, When Nature Calls is 1 of Jim Carrey's better movies. The problem I had was with the 2nd title on this disc, Pet Detective. I didn't remember the vulgar language and adult topics covered in this film and had to do some quick distracting when these issues came up while watching this with my grandson. I would Rate Pet Detective a 2 & When Nature Calls a 4.Therefore the overall rating for this product a 3. We only watch When Nature Calls now :-)
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