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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $72,217,396Details
International Box Office $35,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $107,217,396
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 1,227 $52,405,898 Mar 4, 1994 31
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day) 105 $10,211,051 Feb 18, 1994 17
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 65 $22,449,296 Feb 18, 1994 17

Leading Cast

   Ace Ventura

Supporting Cast

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

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Production and Technical Credits

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

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1994/02/04 1 $12,115,105   1,750 $6,923   $12,115,105 1
1994/02/11 1 $9,673,717 -20% 1,906 $5,075   $24,610,624 2
1994/02/18 2 $10,211,051 +6% 1,923 $5,310   $37,654,843 3
1994/02/25 1 $6,512,350 -36% 1,963 $3,318   $45,778,697 4
1994/03/04 1 $5,095,449 -22% 1,963 $2,596   $52,405,898 5
1994/03/11 3 $4,121,502 -19% 1,810 $2,277   $57,936,110 6
1994/03/18 6 $2,687,518 -35% 1,747 $1,538   $62,031,183 7
1994/05/13 12 $632,176   745 $849   $27,519,028 15
1994/05/20 14 $341,813 -46% 658 $519   $71,199,424 16
1994/05/27 13 $294,880 -14% 501 $589   $71,602,138 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

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

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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