Movies like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective 1994

He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ladies. Whether he's undercover, under fire or underwater, he always gets his man… or beast!

If you already watched and love Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.

1 Liar Liar 1997

Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his mouth has suddenly become his biggest liability.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Tom Shadyac

Country:

United States of America
6.9

2 Dumb And Dumber 1994

Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After some "adventures" they finally get to Aspen where, using the lost money they live it up and fight for Mary's heart.

Genre:

Comedy

Directors:

Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly (uncredited)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

3 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls 1995

Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess to the prince of the warrior Wachootoos. If Ace fails, the result will be a vicious tribal war.

Genres:

Crime, Comedy, Adventure

Director:

Steve Oedekerk

Writers:

Jack Bernstein (characters), Steve Oedekerk

Country:

United States of America
6.4

4 Anger Management 2003

After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Peter Segal

Writer:

David Dorfman

Country:

United States of America
6.3

5 Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery 1997

As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the '90s? With the help of sexy sidekick Vanessa Kensington, he just might.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Jay Roach

Writer:

Mike Myers

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7

6 Jumanji 1995

When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for freedom is to finish the game, which proves risky as all three find themselves running from giant rhinoceroses, evil monkeys and other terrifying creatures.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Family

Director:

Joe Johnston

Writers:

Jonathan Hensleigh (screenplay by), Greg Taylor (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7

7 Elf 2003

When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he doesn't belong. Buddy vows to visit Manhattan and find his real dad, a workaholic publisher.

Genres:

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Jon Favreau

Writer:

David Berenbaum

Country:

United States of America
6.9

8 Bubble Boy 2001

Jimmy is young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom... who pines for the sweet caresses of girl-next-door Chloe. But when Chloe decides to marry her high school boyfriend, Jimmy -- bubble suit and all -- treks cross-country to stop her. Swoosie Kurtz, as Jimmy's overprotective mom, co-stars along with Fabio, who portrays the leader of a religious cult.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Blair Hayes

Country:

United States of America
5.6

9 Yes Man 2008

Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Peyton Reed

Writers:

Nicholas Stoller (screenplay), Jarrad Paul (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

10 Fun With Dick And Jane 2005

After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two intelligent people, Dick and Jane actually get pretty good at robbing people and even enjoy it -- but they have second thoughts when they're reminded that crime can hurt innocent people. When the couple hears that Globodyne boss Jack McCallister actually swindled the company, they plot revenge.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Dean Parisot

Writers:

Judd Apatow (screenplay), Nicholas Stoller (screenplay) | 7 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

11 Big Daddy 1999

A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Writers:

Steve Franks (story), Steve Franks (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

12 Me, Myself & Irene 2000

Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene after Charlie loses his medication.

Genre:

Comedy

Country:

United States of America
6.6

13 Space Jam 1996

Swackhammer, an evil alien theme park owner, needs a new attraction at Moron Mountain. When his gang, the Nerdlucks, heads to Earth to kidnap Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes, Bugs challenges them to a basketball game to determine their fate. The aliens agree, but they steal the powers of NBA basketball players, including Larry Bird and Charles Barkley -- so Bugs gets some help from superstar Michael Jordan.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

Joe Pytka

Country:

United States of America
6.4

14 The Simpsons Movie 2007

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Family

Director:

David Silverman

Writers:

James L. Brooks (screenplay), Matt Groening (screenplay) | 13 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

15 Happy Gilmore 1996

Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize money. Meanwhile, an attractive tour publicist tries to soften Happy's image.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Country:

United States of America
7

16 The Cable Guy 1996

When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up—and doesn't let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven's pal, but when Steven tries to end the 'friendship', Chip shows his dark side. He begins stalking Steven, who's left to fend for himself because no one else can believe Chip's capable of such behaviour.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Ben Stiller

Writer:

Lou Holtz Jr.

Country:

United States of America
6.1

17 Zoolander 2001

Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic "he's so hot right now" Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the opportunity to turn Derek into a killing machine. Its a well-designed conspiracy and only with the help of Hansel and a few well-chosen accessories can Derek make the world safe.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Ben Stiller

Writers:

Drake Sather (character Derek Zoolander), Ben Stiller (character Derek Zoolander) | 5 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.5

18 You Don't Mess With The Zohan 2008

An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- to make his dreams come true.

Genres:

Comedy, Action

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Country:

United States of America
5.5

19 Bruce Almighty 2003

Bruce Nolan toils as a 'human interest' television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y., but despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Bruce remains unfulfilled. At the end of the worst day in his life, he angrily ridicules God—and the Almighty responds, endowing Bruce with all of His divine powers.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy

Director:

Tom Shadyac

Writers:

Steve Koren (story), Mark O'Keefe (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

20 The Mask 1994

When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his entire life changes. While wearing the mask, Ipkiss becomes a supernatural playboy exuding charm and confidence which allows him to catch the eye of local nightclub singer Tina Carlyle. Unfortunately, under the mask's influence, Ipkiss also robs a bank, which angers junior crime lord Dorian Tyrell, whose goons get blamed for the heist.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Director:

Chuck Russell (as Charles Russell)

Writers:

Michael Fallon (story), Mark Verheiden (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

21 Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhs 2006

Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him exposing prejudices and hypocrisies in American culture.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Larry Charles

Writers:

Sacha Baron Cohen (screenplay), Anthony Hines (screenplay) | 7 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.3

22 Death At A Funeral 2007

A myriad of outrageous calamities befall an eccentric English clan with more than a few skeletons in its closets, when its patriarch dies an unexpected death. Soon, every complication imaginable—including the wrong corpse in the coffin, the accidental consumption of hallucinogenic drugs and the disclosure of the deceased's closeted homosexuality—befall the grief-stricken mourners.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Frank Oz

Writer:

Dean Craig

Country:

United Kingdom
7.4

23 Man On The Moon 1999

The story of the life and career of eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, History

Director:

Milos Forman

Country:

United States of America
7.4

24 Dumb And Dumber To 2014

20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.

Genre:

Comedy

Country:

United States of America
5.6