Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Ray Finkle, the kicker for the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XVII, blamed Dan Marino for the whole thing (saying the held the ball laces in.) So he escaped from Shady Acres Mental Hospital and assumed the identity of Lois Einhorn, a missing hiker, in order to become leiutenant of Miami Police and get even with Dan Marino. So Einhorn is Finkle, the one who kidnapped Snowflake and killed Roger Pedactor. Ace reveals all of this to the police in a warehouse struggle between him and Einhorn, after which Einhorn is arrested and Marino and Snowflake are taken back to the Superbowl for the second half.

Ben Wallace

Audio problem: At the beginning, when they steal the dolphin, you hear the peel-out sound effect as if the truck was on a paved road, but they were on grass. (00:07:15)

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Lois Einhorn: Listen, pet dick. How would you like me to make your life a living hell?
Ace Ventura: Well, I'm not really ready for a relationship, Lois, but thank you for asking. Hey, maybe I'll give you a call sometime. Your number's still 911? All righty then.

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Trivia: The dolphin was trained to retrieve many objects that were thrown in a pool at SeaWorld Miami. There were maybe 12 -16 different shaped and weighted items that she learned to pick up and place on the side out of the pool and water. One of the objects and the most important was a black rubber gun. Every single time the only object she would not recover was the gun.

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Question: In the UK (Region 2) version of the film, the scene in which Ace pretends to be Hans the dolphin trainer was removed. Can anyone tell me the specific reason why it was removed? Also do any other versions around the world (notably US and Australian versions) remove the scene?

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Chosen answer: That scene was cut originally by the director Tom Shadyack because the scene did not support the story and thought it slowed the film down. (And the scene was cut from the US version as well.) It was added back later in TV versions of the film. Fan enjoyed the scene so much they asked it be put back in the film version. I know the DVD has it because I own it. It's hilarious!

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