Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

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Suggested correction: Doors from the outside view are different on every floor, they are not moving up and down together with the lift.

Continuity mistake: Ace gets the call about Einhorn's date around maybe 10 or 11pm. When he's in his bathroom there's a window with the light coming through like it's morning or early afternoon.

Rob245

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Suggested correction: He's in the bathroom after a whole night of thoughts about connection of Einhorn and Finkle. The movie makes it very clear that he spent many hours trying to solve the case, of course it was morning already when he figured it out.

Continuity mistake: When Einhorn is tossed into Snowflake's crudely constructed holding pen at the docks, the dolphin seems to have disappeared.

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Suggested correction: When she falls in the water, the dolphin is visible right near her in plain view.

Plot hole: Einhorn's plan had a flaw. No starting quarterback ever holds the ball in any game for the kicker, it's always the back up.

Rob245

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Suggested correction: This is straight up false. Tony Romo was the starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys in a playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks in 2006. He held the ball for a potential game winning field goal, but he bobbled it, and it ended up costing the Cowboys the game. This was already corrected, so I'm not sure why you felt the need to submit it again.

Phaneron Premium member

It should be noted that Tony Romo was not starting QB that year. He was the backup QB, until week 7, and his duties as backup was holding the snap. He just kept doing that job to keep the rhythm. Marino was never a backup. Of course, the premises is Ray Finkle (a non existent player) missed a game winning kick in Super Bowl XVII when in fact the Dolphins lost by 10 and Dolphins only attempted 1 FG in the game (and made it, despite Marino not holding the kick), so there's room for a lot a leeway in what the film can have Marino do since they already made up so much to start with.

Bishop73

Sorry I just forgot I'd submitted before, I apologize for this blunder.

Rob245

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: 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?

Lummie Premium member

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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