Jim Carrey is one of Hollywood's most celebrated and talented actors. He is an incredibly versatile actor who has worked on different genres of films such as children's animated classics, comedy, intense dramatic roles and mind-boggling psychological thrillers.
Over the years he has gathered has a large fan following, but at the same time, he has also faced a lot of criticism for his roles and sometimes not even considered a real actor. However, Jim Carey has proved them wrong with his exceptional performances in movies like The Truman Show and the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. In fact, most of the movies owe their success at the box office to him.
Here is a look at some of his best performances throughout his career.
10. Liar Liar
In this Jim Carey plays the role of Fletcher Reed who is an outstanding lawyer, but also has a bad habit of telling lies to get out situations. This habit of his makes him a womanizer and also leads him to miss his son’s birthday. His son is aware of his habit of lying and makes a wish that for one day his cannot say any lies.
The wish aids in creating a series of unfortunate events for Fletcher which affect his reputation in the courtroom and amongst his clients. When he realizes his mistake it's too late, as his son is moving to another city. Fletcher then leaves no stone unturned to stop the plane from leaving the airstrip. This movie is one of Jim Carey’s most dramatic and comedic performances of all time. If you want to meet Jim Carrey, then you can get in contact with his manager at Jim Carrey contact number.
9. Bruce Almighty
In this movie, Jim Carey plays Bruce Almighty who is a disturbed news reporter and blames God for all the difficulties and misfortunes in his life. It is only until he is granted magical powers by God that he realizes how lucky he is for the life that he lives. It’s a must watch for those all those Jim Carey fans out there.
8. I Love You Phillip Morris’
Carey plays the role of a real-life Conman in this less popular 2009 biopic comedy. It features him in one of his most complex and fearless characters of all time. He is a gay guy who leaves his family to lead a life of crime. Ultimately, he lands up in jail where he falls in love with one his fellow prisoners Philip Morris (played by Ewan McGregor). Jim completely transformed himself for the role by dropping staggering amounts of weight. But the major highlight of the film was the burning chemistry between McGregor and Carey.
7. The Mask
The movie cleverly incorporates Jim Carey's signature brand of comedy into its entertaining storyline. It also launched young Cameron Diaz into the movie industry. He played the role so damn well that its impossible to think of someone else who can do the same the justice to it.
6. Batman Forever
In this 1995 film, he played the sane criminal trickster “Riddler” which was the alter ego of Edward Nygma. Though it wasn’t counted amongst the greatest Batman movies Carey’s performance certainly deserves a round of applause.
5. Dumb & Dumber
The movie exhibits the friendship between two dim-witted friends Harry and Lloyd. The plot involves them traveling across the country to return the briefcase of a woman that Lloyd (Jim Carrey) really likes and has fallen in love with. What they are unaware of is that the briefcase contains bribe money from a contract killing. A lot of things go wrong sometimes due to their bad luck or their incredibly low IQ’s. This was yet another over the top performance which won him many accolades.
4. The Truman Show
Carrey played a serious character in this 1998 release. It was a film about a man whose entire life is actually a big reality TV show. He fights a continuous battle with himself as to whether he should peel off the curtain from things he considers to be a part of his normal life.
3/2. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective & When Nature Calls
There are rumors of a third installment in the making. But before you watch the third one you must watch these for a good dosage of laughter.
1. Eternal Sunshine of A Spotless Mind
It’s a story about a couple who undergo a memory wipe to remove all traces of their troubled relationship. Both Jim Carey and Kate Winslet delivered noteworthy performances hence making it our number one pick for you to watch. Fans of Jim can email him at Jim Carrey email address.