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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $72,217,396Details
International Box Office $35,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $107,217,396
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
45% - Rotten
Audience
57% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$12,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 4th, 1994 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: August 26th, 1997 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for off-color humor and some nudity
Running Time: 86 minutes
Franchise: Ace Ventura
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Morgan Creek Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 278 $294,880 May 27, 1994 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 298 $341,813 May 20, 1994 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 214 $632,176 May 13, 1994 101
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 463 $2,687,518 Mar 18, 1994 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 391 $4,121,502 Mar 11, 1994 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 478 $5,095,449 Mar 4, 1994 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,130 $52,405,898 Mar 4, 1994 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 615 $6,512,350 Feb 25, 1994 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 538 $10,211,051 Feb 18, 1994 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,075 $9,673,717 Feb 11, 1994 10
Biggest February Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 199 $12,115,105 Feb 4, 1994 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,494 $12,115,105 Feb 4, 1994 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,521 1,750 Feb 4, 1994 3

Cast

   Ace Ventura
Sean Young    Lieutenant Lois Einhorn (A.K.A. Ray Finkle)
Courteney Cox    Melissa Robinson
Tone Loc    Emilio
Dan Marino    Himself
Noble Willingham    Riddle
John Capodice    Aguado
Tiny Ron    Roc
Troy Evans    Podacter
Udo Kier    Camp
David Margulies    Doctor
Judy Clayton    Martha
Bill Zuckert    Mr. Finkle
Alice Drummond    Mrs. Finkle
Rebecca Ferratti    Sexy Woman
Mark Margolis    Shickadance
Antoni Corone    Reporter
Margo Peace    Reporter
Randall 'Tex' Cobb    Gruff Man
Henry Landivar    Burnout
Florence Mistrot    Neighbor
Robert Ferrell    Carlson
Will Knickerbocker    Manager
Gary Munch    Director
Terry Miller    Assistant Director
John Archie    Reporter
Cristina Karman    Reporter
Tom Wahl    Reporter
Herbert Goldstein    Crazy Guy
Chaz Mena    Another Cop
Manuel Garcia    Dolphin Trainer

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    James G. Robinson
Screenwriter    Jack Bernstein
Screenwriter    Tom Shadyac
Screenwriter    Jim Carrey
Story by    Jack Bernstein
Executive Producer    Gary Barber
Production Designer    William Elliott
Director of Photography    Julio Macat
Editor    Don Zimmerman
Co-Producer    Bob Israel
Composer    Ira Newborn
Co-Producer    Peter Bogart
Assistant Director    Terry Miller
Unit Production Manager    Peter Bogart
Art Director    Alan Muraoka
Set Decorator    Scott Jacobson
Second Unit Camera    Jeff Simon
Costume Designer    Bobbie Read
Sound Mixer    Russell C. Fager
Re-recording Mixer    Paul Massey
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Pederson
Re-recording Mixer    Scott Millan
Supervising Sound Editor    Michael Hilkene
Sound Editor    Gaston Biraben
Sound Editor    Eric W. Lindemann
Sound Editor    Mark Rathaus
Sound Editor    Wolf Schmidt
Music Editor    Jeff Carson
Make up    Sheryl Leigh Ptak
Hairstylist    Pauletta O Lewis-Irwin
Music Supervisor    Peter Afterman
Casting Director    Mary Jo Slater
Stunt Coordinator    Artie Malesci

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/02/04 1 $12,115,105   1,750 $6,923   $12,115,105 3
1994/02/11 1 $9,673,717 -20% 1,906 $5,075   $24,610,624 10
1994/02/18 2 $10,211,051 +6% 1,923 $5,310   $37,654,843 17
1994/02/25 1 $6,512,350 -36% 1,963 $3,318   $45,778,697 24
1994/03/04 1 $5,095,449 -22% 1,963 $2,596   $52,405,898 31
1994/03/11 3 $4,121,502 -19% 1,810 $2,277   $57,936,110 38
1994/03/18 6 $2,687,518 -35% 1,747 $1,538   $62,031,183 45
1994/05/13 12 $632,176   745 $849   $27,519,028 101
1994/05/20 14 $341,813 -46% 658 $519   $71,199,424 108
1994/05/27 13 $294,880 -14% 501 $589   $71,602,138 115

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/02/04 1 $14,936,907   1,750 $8,535   $14,936,907 7
1994/02/11 1 $12,506,885 -16% 1,906 $6,562   $27,443,792 14
1994/02/18 2 $11,822,555 -5% 1,923 $6,148   $39,266,347 21
1994/02/25 2 $8,044,102 -32% 1,963 $4,098   $47,310,449 28
1994/03/04 1 $6,504,159 -19% 1,963 $3,313   $53,814,608 35
1994/03/11 3 $5,529,057 -15% 1,810 $3,055   $59,343,665 42
1994/05/13 1 $43,970,759   745 $59,021   $70,857,611 105
1994/05/20 10 $449,647 -99% 658 $683   $71,307,258 112