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.

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Other mistake: When Ace rescues the dog and replaces it with a toy dog, the toy dog is in an impossible position. Ace had to place it there when the door was still open, but if the door was closed after that the man would have knocked it over. (00:03:25)

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Trivia: When Ace goes into Einhorn's office to reveal he's solved the crime, you can see a banana placed between 2 apples on the desk - a deliberate hint about Einhorn's true identity. (00:53:25)

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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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