How Many Ace Ventura Movies Are There? (Including Watch Order)

How Many Ace Ventura Movies Are There? (Including Watch Order)

One of the best comedy movies of all time follow hilarious pet detective Ace Ventura (mostly amazing Jim Carry), in his struggle to save all animal life. But do you know in how many movies does Ace Ventura protect the animals?

There are three Ace Ventura movies. The original Ace Ventura: Pet Detective from 1994, its sequel Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls from 1995 and Ace Ventura Jr.: Pet Detective from 2009. Jim Carry stars as Ace Ventura in the first two movies, after that, the mantle of young Ace Ventura takes Josh Flitter.

The first two Ace Ventura movies are some of the best comedies of all time starring Jim Carry at his best. In case you still didn’t watch them, we highly recommend you do.

Let’s now check out the best way to watch all three movies, do you need to watch all three Ace Ventura movies in order and can we expect more in the future.

Ace Ventura movies in order

It is not hard to follow Ace Ventura movies in order, you should just follow the order by release date. We will still sort them out below and let you know what is each movie about.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

Ace Ventura is a comedy that launched Jim Carrey among the most sought-after comedians of all time. In this film, Carrey plays a private detective who specializes in finding missing pets, who is given the task of finding Snowflake, the dolphin-mascot of the Miami Dolphins rugby team, who was stolen from a pool in the stadium.

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

Private Detective Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey) specializes in finding missing animals. After one difficult case, he goes to a Tibetan temple to find peace of mind. In the Tibetan temple, he is visited by Fulton Greenwall (Ian McNeice), an envoy of the English consul Vincent Cadby (Simon Callow), which includes the African district of Bonzai. The consul begs Ventura to find the missing white bat, a sacred animal.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009)

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009)

Ace Ventura Jr. (Josh Flitter), the son of the most famous eccentric private animal detective, takes on his father’s role after his mother is unjustly accused of kidnapping a young panda. Saving his mother from prison, young Ace finds his calling, just like his father years before him!

Do you need to watch Ace Ventura movies in order?

You should watch Ace Ventura movies in order by release date. The first two are directly connected and follow detective Ace Ventura (Jim Carry), while the third, is following his son. That said, you don’t have to watch the third movie at all, because it is nowhere near the quality of the first two movies.

Will there be more Ace Ventura movies?

Ace Ventura 3 is currently in development, according to Collider, with Jim Carry returning. The movies should be released in 2022.

  • Hrvoje Milakovic is co-owner of Fiction Horizon and a big cinephile. Apart from that, he likes to read comics, play games and collect action figures. He has been featured on LifeWire, Yahoo and IMDb, to name a few.