• The Mask (1994)

The Mask

Release Date: July 29th, 1994

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 1997

PG-13 |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss (Jim Carrey) 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 (Cameron Diaz). Unfortunately, under the mask's influence, Ipkiss also robs a bank, which angers junior crime lord Dorian Tyrell (Peter Greene), whose goons get blamed for the heist.

Cast: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene, Amy Yasbeck, Richard Jeni, Orestes Matacena, Tim Bagley

Director: Chuck Russell

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: New Line Cinema, Dark Horse Entertainment

Distributors: Laurenfilm S.A., New Line Cinema

Keywords: Cheeky , Love , 1990s , Temptation ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Susan WloszczynaUSA Today

    Carrey's jolly green mug carries Mask. [29 July 1994, p. D1]

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    This gifted clown has found the right vehicle for his souped-up silliness. Carrey is the ultimate party dude, and like the masked man says, this party is smokin'. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The result is a movie character who seems half real, half animated. show more

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Visual Effects
Nominated Achievement in Special Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1995)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1995)
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1995)