What was Jim Carey's first film

FILMOGRAPHY
JIM CARREY (ACTOR)

25Films in the Moviemaster® database
1993:
Ace Ventura - an animal detective
("Ace Ventura: Pet Detective")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox
 
Directed by Tom Shadyac
 
Length: 86 min.

While other detectives are trained to recapture runaway wives, Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey) is a special kind of detective: he takes care of runaway pets. In his first movie adventure, Melissa (Courteney Cox), the manager of the American football team "Miami Dolphins", hires him to get back the dolphin "Snowflake", the team's beloved mascot. ...
The editorial rating:70 %
1994:
The mask
("The Mask")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz
 
Directed by Charles Russell
 
Length: 101 min.

The bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss (Jim Carrey) is small and skinny and absolutely not a type of woman, which gnaws at his self-confidence. His only challenge is devouring Tex Avery comics. His life changes radically when one evening he fishes a wooden mask out of a sewer. As soon as he puts the piece on, he immediately begins to whirl around like the "Dschinni" from Disney's "Aladdin". His face turns strange green, the eyes protrude and he cuts ...
The editorial rating:60 %

1994:
Dumb and Dumber
("Dumb And Dumber")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels
 
Director: Peter Farrelly
 
Length: 101 min.

Does it even make sense to tell the plot of "stupid and dumber"? This only serves as a framework to give the two main actors ample opportunity to fool around, make faces and let off the stupidest jokes and sayings. Okay, let's do it anyway: ...
The editorial rating:55 %
1995:
Batman Forever
("Batman Forever")
(UNITED STATES)
with Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones
 
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
Length: 121 min.

The millionaire Bruce Wayne (Val Kilmer) continues to ensure law and order in Gotham City in a bat costume as "Batman". Furthermore, hardly anyone knows who is hiding behind the mask - including the psychologist Dr. Not Chase Meridian (Nicole Kidman), who initially approaches "Batman" out of a scientific interest, but is then also fascinated by his personality. Unfortunately, she also fell in love with "People Bruce Wayne" - which is a problem ...
The editorial rating:85 %

1995:
Ace Ventura - Now it's getting wild
("Ace Ventura - When Nature Calls")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Bob Gunton
 
Director: Steve Oedekerk
 
Length: 92 min.

Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey) has retired to a Buddhist monastery. The reason: During a breakneck tightrope act, he could no longer hold a raccoon and the animal fell into the depths (a scene that Sylvester Stallone might have liked to have in his "cliffhanger"). But the call of money and the call of the wild are ultimately stronger: he is offered $ 20,000 if he comes with you to Africa. ...
The editorial rating:15 %
1996:
Cable Guy - the pain in the ass
("The Cable Guy")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick
 
Director: Ben Stiller
 
Length: 95 min.

In the beginning only the television was broken. A small disturbance in the cable network - how good if you have the number of the cable company to hand, because the cable man will send it straight away. Steven Kovacs (Matthew Broderick, recently separated from his girlfriend Robin Harris (Leslie Mann) comes in the form of Chip Douglas (Jim Carrey), or whatever he will call himself during the course of the film. ...
The editorial rating:55 %

1997:
The idiot
("Liar, Liar")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly
 
Directed by Tom Shadyac
 
Length: 87 min.

It's already a cross: Out of sheer love, young lawyer Fletcher Reede (Jim Carrey) misses the children's birthday party of his son Max (Justin Cooper). Deeply disappointed, Sohnemann hopes that Mr. Papa can only tell the truth for one day - and his wish will be heard. However, this works more badly than right for the angular lawyer, especially when he has to talk about the qualities of his female colleagues and his true opinion of his colleagues. ...
The editorial rating:70 %
1998:
The Truman Show
("The Truman Show")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Laura Linney
 
Director: Peter Weir
 
Length: 103 min.

It's the 10.909. Day of the "Truman Show". As on every working day, Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) says goodbye to his supposed wife Meryl (Laura Linney), greets his neighbors in a good mood - "Good morning - and if we don't see each other - good afternoon, good evening and good night!" - and goes to work in the middle of the idyllic town of Seahaven. He is unaware that he is the lead actor on a daily 24 hour live television show. Everything seems ...
The editorial rating:80 %

1999:
The moon man
("Man On The Moon")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito
 
Directed by Milos Forman
 
Length: 102 min.

He was the most controversial comedian in America: Andy Kaufmann. In the 1970s he was loved and hated as much, and audiences never knew what to expect from him. With "The Moon Man", director Milos Forman traces the short life story of this unusual man. In the lead role someone for whom Kaufmann was a role model and who lives him in his portrayal: Jim Carrey. ...
2000:
Both of me and her
("Me, Myself And Irene")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Renee Zellweger
 
Directed by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
 
Length: 117 min.

Charlie Baileygates (Jim Carrey) is a simple patrolman. He is happy with his wife Layla (Traylor Howard) and is expecting a child with her - at least he thinks so. Because at the time of birth it turns out that it is not a child, but triplets - and they are also black . Actually, the good guy should have been suspicious by then; but it only dawns on him when Layla leaves him for another man, a colored midget. So st ...
The editorial rating:60 %

2000:
The Grinch
("Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Christine Baranski
 
Directed by Ron Howard
 
Length: 112 min.

Christmas is known to be the happiest, most peaceful and most wonderful time of the year. Bells ring, lovingly wrapped gifts are exchanged and families spare no expense and effort to bring joy to each other. It is a special holiday that everyone loves and cherishes unconditionally. everyone ? Well, almost everyone. Because from a snowflake high up on the summit of Mount Crumpit, a grouchy cave dweller stares down at the Christmas joy he ...
The editorial rating:65 %
2001:
The Majestic
("The Majestic")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Martin Landau
 
Director: Frank Darabont
 
Length: 152 min.

Hollywood, early 1950s. In the studio hierarchy, screenwriters are roughly on the same level as the chauffeurs: The hopeful young writer Peter (Jim Carrey) also has to go through this bitter experience. He dreams of changing the world with socially critical material, and he has already submitted his personal best to the studio, which should shake up the world at least as much as "The Fruits of Anger": Peter's screenplay "Ashes to Ashes" is about a historis ...

2003:
Bruce Almighty
("Bruce Almighty")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston
 
Directed by Tom Shadyac
 
Length: 101 min.

Who hasn't asked themselves at a pretty bad moment: “Why always me? Why does God have to reward everyone and punish me? ”. Caught? Then let's take a look at Bruce's story: ...
The editorial rating:80 %
2004:
Forget Me Not!
("Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet
 
Director: Michel Gondry
 
Length: 108 min.

Joel Barish (Jim Carrey) no longer understands the world. His great love, the beautiful, fun-loving, sometimes confusingly impulsive Clementine (Kate Winslet) has left him. Worse still, while he suffers, she appears to be enjoying her life, has a new suitor, and treats Joel like a stranger. Offended and irritated, Joel tells his friends Carrie (Jane Adams) and Rob (David Cross) that Clementine behaves as if he and this relationship never existed. Concerned about Joe ...
The editorial rating:25 %

2004:
Lemony Snicket - Mysterious Events
("Lemony Snicket's - A Series Of Unfortunate Events")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Meryl Streep
 
Director: Brad Silberling
 
Length: 107 min.

This is the story of the three Baudelaire siblings who lose their parents in a house fire. What follows is a series of truly unfortunate events: It begins with the three entering the gloomy house of Count Olaf (Jim Carrey), a distant relative who turns out to be a disgusting monster who is after their fortune. But the children know how to defend themselves: the inventive 14-year-old Violet (Emily Browning), the clever twelve-year-old bookworm Klaus (Liam Ai ...
The editorial rating:90 %
2005:
Dick and Jane
("Fun With Dick And Jane")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Tea Leoni
 
Director: Dean Parisot
 
Length: 90 min.

Once upon a time - 2000, to be precise. Dick Harper (Jim Carrey) lived a happy life in a neat family house with his beloved wife Jane (Tea Leoni), their son Billy and housekeeper Blanca. Dick does a good job at Globodyne. Jane does a good job too - in a travel agency. It goes without saying that they both work hard - because this is the only way they can gradually fulfill the dreams that the average American has ...

2007:
Number 23
("The Number 23")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen
 
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
Length: 95 min.

Walter Sparrow (Jim Carrey) is desperately obsessed with the number 23. As a result, his hitherto peaceful life is transformed into an inferno of psychological torments that could not only cost him his own life, but also his family. Walter's obsession is triggered by a strange novel entitled "The Number 23", which he can no longer put down - he must first face the secrets of his past before he can start living with his wife Agatha (Virginia Mads. ..
2008:
The Yes-sayer
("Yes Man")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel
 
Directed by Peyton Reed
 
Length: 104 min.

Carl Allen's (Jim Carrey) life runs on the beaten track: as a bank clerk, he rejects loan applications, privately he rejects invitations from his friends and prefers to sit alone in front of the television. In fact, he has evolved into a "no-sayer". Carl's life changes unexpectedly and radically when he reluctantly participates in a self-help seminar led by a "yes" guru who encourages his followers to say "yes" more often and start a new life ...

2009:
Disney's A Christmas Story
("A Christmas Carol")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman
 
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
Length: 96 min.

As every day, Ebenezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey) shows himself to be a curmudgeon and misanthropist on Christmas Eve, whether he is snapping at his loyal accountant Bob Cratchit (Gary Oldman) or his cheerful nephew Fred (Colin Firth). A little later he meets the ghost of his late business partner Joseph Marley (also (Gary Oldman)), who pays the price for his heartlessness in the afterlife. Marley, who wants to spare Scrooge a similar fate, tells him that he was born of three ...
2009:
I love you Phillip Morris
("I Love You Phillip Morris")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor
 
Directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
 
Length: 102 min.

Steven Russell (Jim Carrey) leads a completely normal life. He is a loving husband to his wife Debbie (Leslie Mann), a loyal father to the family, he sings in the church choir on Sundays and has a decent job. Until one night he was in a car accident. When Steven wakes up in the hospital, an epiphany of a profane nature overtakes him: He's gay. ...

2011:
Mr. Poppers penguins
("Mr. Popper's Penguins")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino
 
Director: Mark S. Waters
 
Length: 95 min.

Work is everything to Tom Popper (Jim Carrey). The ambitious New York businessman has sacrificed a lot for this and lives separately from his wife Amanda (Carla Gugino) and their two children. Mr. Popper doesn't recognize the important things in life - until he makes an unusual inheritance. His father, an adventurer who left his wife and child early, leaves him a penguin who will soon be six. ...
2013:
The incredible Burt Wonderstone
("The Incredible Burt Wonderstone")
(UNITED STATES)
with Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi
 
Directed by Don Scardino
 
Length: 101 min.

The magician superstars Burt Wonderstone (Steve Carell) and Anton Marvelton (Steve Buscemi) have ruled Las Vegas for years and rake in millions, whereby the bombastic effort of their celebrated illusions corresponds very closely to Burt's constantly expanding ego. At the moment, however, the two biggest deception is to fool the audience into believing that they are inextricably friendly, because privately they can no longer stand each other. ...
The editorial rating:65 %

2013:
Kick-Ass 2
("Kick-Ass 2")
(UNITED STATES)
with Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Jim Carrey
 
Directed by Jeff Wadlow
 
Length: 103 min.

The do-it-yourself heroism of Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) inspires a slew of self-styled masked law and order fighters led by the tough Colonel Stars And Stripes (Jim Carrey), and our hero accompanies them on theirs Patrol service. But the amateur superheroes get caught in the crosshairs of Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), who is reborn as a super villain motherfucker, only the sword of Hit Girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) can the hero ...
2014:
Dumb and dumb-more
("Dumb And Dumber To")
(UNITED STATES)
with Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels
 
Directed by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
 
Length: 109 min.

In 1994, director Peter Farrelly with (Jim Carrey) and (Jeff Daniels) in "Dumb and Dumber" was a huge hit at the box office. Nine years later, all three were no longer part of the sequel "Dumb and Dumber". Now, twenty years after the original, the original cast wants to know again. ...

2020:
Sonic The Hedgehog
("Sonic The Hedgehog")
(JPN / USA)
with Jim Carrey, James Marsden
 
Directed by Jeff Fowler
 
Length: 100 min.

The bright blue Sonic is a pubescent power pack at 15 years of age, but he is not really aware of that himself. For his own safety, he should hide on planet earth. However, there is one condition for this: the world should never know of its existence. ...