Welcome to a brand new feature and the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! Today we will be looking at The Mask
About the Film
Summary of Plot
Bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into a manic superhero when he wears a mysterious mask.– iMDB
Year Of Release
1 Hour 41 Minutes
Opening Weekend Box Office total
Jim Carrey – Stanley Ipkiss / The Mask
Peter Riegert – Lt. Mitch Kellaway
Peter Greene – DOrian
Amy Yasbeck – Peggy Brandt
Richard Jeni – Charlie Schumaker
Orestes Matakana – Niko
Cameron Diaz – Tina Carlyle
Song From the OST
- The oversized teeth on the Mask character were originally to be used only during silent scenes. However, Jim Carrey learned to talk with them on to make his character that much more wacky.
- Chuck Russell revealed that a lot of money was saved on special effects after Jim Carrey was cast. Carrey’s body movements were so flexible and cartoonish, they didn’t see the need to enhance them digitally.
- The part when Jim Carrey is being chased by the gangsters and pulls the wet condom out of his pocket and says, “Sorry wrong pocket,” was improvised by Carrey.
- The banana-yellow suit that Jim Carrey wears is based on a suit which his mother made for him for his first attempt at stand-up comedy.
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