The Mask

Trivia: The Mask is based off the Dark Horse Comic of the same name. The only difference is that Dark Horse Comics carry a lot of dark tones in their comics. When Chuck Russell was directing The Mask, it was supposed to be set in that way. When Jim Carrey was given the role of Stanley Ipkiss, it was turned into a comedy.

Trivia: The set of the garage where Ipkiss has his car repaired is the same building as the Ghostbusters' headquarters (from the "Director Commentaries" in the DVD).

Trivia: When Stanley is the Mask he does many different things from Looney Tunes cartoons in this movie. If you look around Stanley's house you will see a lot of Looney Tunes memorabilia such as the Porky Pig and Daffy Duck cell drawings over his bed, and the Taz the Tazmanian Devil pillow on his couch.

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Trivia: When Stanley, as the Mask, is emptying his pockets for the goons, he pulls out a condom, and says "Sorry, wrong pocket" - this was improvised on the spot by Jim Carrey for the scene.

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Trivia: After The Mask sings the Cuban Pete song, he runs down an alley and kisses an old lady. This was not in the script, and Jim Carrey completely surprised the extra, as she had no idea he was going to kiss her.

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Trivia: After Dorian put the Mask on, he was going to kill Peggy by throwing her into the printing press. Test audiences found this too dark so the scene was left out.

Trivia: The water tank/pool used to film the underwater scenes at the beginning of the movie was borrowed from Baywatch (from the DVD's director comentaries).

Trivia: When Jim Carrey tries to get the keys from Milo, the dog not letting go of the keys was not planned. The dog just wouldn't let go so that scene was ad libbed.

Trivia: Cameron Diaz had to audition for the role of Tina no less than twelve times. She finally got the role only seven days before production began.

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Revealing mistake: When The Mask is dancing with Tina and he turns her into a human tornado while spinning her around, none of the onlookers in the crowd show the slightest bit of amazement at the impossible feat that just occurred in front of them, indicating that the extras were not directed to react to the special effects.

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The Mask: It's party time. P, A, R, T. Y? Because I gotta!

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Question: The question of the car braking is to why is the car actually braking. I understand why it makes a screeching noise as the car brakes, but what I don't understand is why a car would brake automatically. I mean, you have to push the brake pedal to operate the brakes, cars don't brake automatically. When Stanly is driving the car, there wouldn't be a need for him to accelerate and brake like that, so why does the car keep braking?

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Chosen answer: It's an old car, so obviously a numbr of things could be wrong with it, like the clutch or the engine. Faults with either of these things would cause a car to brake in this way.

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