The Mask Poster

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: New Line Cinema, Laurenfilm S.A.

Keywords: 1990s, Love, Temptation, Cheeky

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Nominated Achievement in Special Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Nominated Visual Effects
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy