Overall Rank: 13319
Average Rating: 2.2/4
# of Ratings: 168
Theatrical Release Date: 11/10/1995
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Steve Oedekerk
Actors: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziashi, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Sophie Okonedo
Plot: Ace Ventura is back, and this time he’s trying to help an African tribe find their missing sacred bat.
Quick Movie Reviews
Snoogans - wrote on 09/15/2011
Okay sequel. Carrey continues his schtick and gives us some more laughs, but the whole thing feels like a retread.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 09/13/2010
If possible, worst than the first film. Lots of bloated special effects sequences involving trained zoo animals, but nothing fresh or original. Carrey's antics are patently annoying by now.
Full Movie Reviews
Delorted - wrote on 11/13/2007
Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey) is back, and this time he’s trying to help an African tribe find their missing sacred bat. If only Ace wasn’t scared to death of the flying rodents. It’s another zany adventure in “Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls.”
Seen “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective?” If you have, then you’ve seen half of its sequel. A lot of the jokes are just taken from the first, but for some reason they’re still just as funny. There’s also a lot of new, hilarious material that’s at times even better than in the first. Unfortunately, the movie was written and directed by Steve Oedekerk, which explains the completely unreal feel to the movie, as opposed to the original’s real quality. It’s a problem because in a world that’s crazy, Ace doesn’t seem like much. …
TheWolf - wrote on 08/01/2007
This movie is the reason Jim Carrey does not do sequels. When he first hit the movie industry and became a success everyone was dying for an Ace Ventura sequel. When this came out, yes it did well, and yes many people complained that the original was better. The biggest problem being that when you take a movie that did as well as Ace Ventura did, and then you try to duplicate the intensity and the magic of the original, you have to go even further... but when the original was already so far over the top, anything else is just going to be sad.
The funniest part of this movie was the scene leading up to and during the fight that Ace has with "The Tiny Warrior" played by Tommy Davidson (also an In Living Color alumni). Beyond that, the movie really lacked a lot of what the original had, …
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