Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Director: Steve Oderkirk
Screenwriter: Steve Oderkirk
Actors: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeich, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziash, Bob Gunton
Region: United States
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Runtime: 90 minutes
Also known as: Pet Detective II / Ace Veyron 2: African Madness / Ace Ventura: Nature Calls / Ace Ventura Goes to Africa
Rating: IMDB 6.4 / Rotten Tomatoes 21%
The failure of Operation Raccoon made Ace Ventura (Jin Carrey) decide to go to the deep Himalayas to practice in order to train himself to avoid the occurrence of Operation Raccoon. Time passed quickly, and one day Ace suddenly received an invitation. The fetish of the Vachati tribe in Africa – a big white bat is missing. They want Ace to come back and help them find the white bat. As soon as he set foot on the African continent, Ace immediately started investigation work. First of all, Ace pinned the object of suspicion on the director of the wildlife park, but couldn’t find any evidence, so he had to give up. Then he suspected that the tribal wizard stole it, but he also had no clue. During the investigation full of jokes, Ace discovered that the white bat was originally in the hands of two poachers, and the leader behind it was actually the ambassador. It turned out that in order to monopolize the rare resource of bat guano, he did not hesitate to stir up conflicts among the tribes in order to profit from it. In the end, Ace returned the white bat to Zhao with the help of the animals.
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is a 1995 American comedy film and sequel to the 1994 film Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. The film is directed by Steve Oedekerk and stars Jim Carrey in the titular role of Ace Ventura, a zany and eccentric detective who specializes in cases involving animals.
In this installment, Ace Ventura is tasked with finding a sacred white bat in the African jungle, which is believed to possess a magical power. Along the way, he encounters various obstacles and humorous situations, including encounters with African tribes, a ruthless poacher, and a man-eating crocodile.
The film received mixed reviews from critics but was a commercial success, grossing over $212 million worldwide. Despite its box office success, the film was criticized by some for its reliance on crude humor and stereotypes of African cultures. Nevertheless, it remains a cult classic and a favorite among Jim Carrey fans.
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