A lot of people have the idea that Jim Carrey is one of the greatest comic actors there is, even though this is not untrue, there is so much more that he is including an outstanding actor, a highly loved artist and last but not the least a philanthropist. There was no other actor in the ’90s that could compete with his comic skills and timing. The rumor was that every character that Carrey touched changed into gold. This is why he was one of the most popular and respected actors of his time. Carrey through the years has proved that he is an astounding actor and has kept the audiences hooked with the various roles that he played on the screen.
List of the 10 Most Alluring Jim Carrey Movies
- Bruce Almighty
- Yes Man
- Batman Forever
- Liar Liar
- The Truman Show
- Ace Ventura-Pet Detective
- The Mask
- Dumb and Dumber
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
- Man on the Moon
Check out this list of 10 most compelling Jim Carrey Movies
- Bruce Almighty [IMDB Rating 6.7]
The list begins with one of the biggest roles played by Carrey. The movie not only portrays the comic character of Carrey but also showcases him in a spiritual avatar. The movies take a turn when Carrey asks god for a break at a time when he is having a really bad day. The movie puts light on the fact about what could happen if we were able to become God for a day or two. The movie is hilarious in its way but is more of a holistic movie which is why it can be termed as one of the funny movies of all time.
- Yes Man [IMDB Rating 6.8]
The movie is surrounded by a great idea that would work in only movies and would become a disaster if it would have to become true in real life. This is what the actor finds himself in the movie. Carrey plays the role of Carl Allen and is a divorcee who after his divorce stops socializing and prefers staying at home. This, however, seems like a bad idea to him and his friends because of which he attends a workshop after which he finds himself saying yes to each and every situation that comes his way. This is when his life takes a turn and things start to become interesting.
- Batman Forever [IMDB Rating 5.4]
The movie came out in the year 1995 and Carrey is seen playing the role of the famous riddler. The role played by Carrey was appreciated more than that of Batman’s and is one of the roles which have been so brilliantly portrayed. The only drawback of the character was that it was not as intellectual as it was in the comic. Nevertheless, the character was well appreciated and was loved by all the batman fans across the world which is why it is termed as one the most interesting Jim Carrey Movies ever.
- Liar Liar [IMDB Rating 6.9]
The movie is an interesting series of events where a lawyer who is not supposed to lie, is an active liar with a trait which he wants to win back his son. The only problem is that even he tells the truth he is not able to stand by it which is why his sin does not believe him and neither does the law. In the pursuit to make his dad tell the truth, the son asks for his father to tell the truth for a whole day on his birthday which becomes one hell of a task for Carrey.
- The Truman Show [IMDB Rating 8.1]
The movie, rather old, came out in the year 1995 and in it, Shakespear’s dialogue all the world is a stage is taken very seriously. The movie shows how Carrey’s rather normal life is being filmed at every moment and all of his actions are being recorded by the hidden cameras that he has no idea about. It is one of the best comedy and drama movies of Jim Carrey and has been portrayed brilliantly on screen.
- Ace Centura: Pet Detective [IMDB Rating 6.9]
The movie came out in the year 1994 and is not for everyone because the movie is typically Carrey and portrays him in the way of a very irreverent as well as outlandish character. This is the movie why he could not be separated from a particular genre.
- The Mask [IMDB Rating 6.9]
The movie revolves around Stanley Ipkiss, who is like any other good normal guy who goes to work, comes home and then spends time with his dog. Things, however, start to change when he finds a magical mask and becomes the dirtiest version of himself.
- Dumb and Dumber [IMDB Rating 7.3]
It is of the funniest movies ever made, Dumb and Dumber made him score a hat trick in the year 1994 and with Ace Centura and The Mask already in his kitty. This is the reason why this movie has been so special and has held such a special place in the hearts of the actor as well as the audiences.
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind [IMDB Rating 8.3]
The movie is based on relationships and how breakups are so hard that they take an unimaginable toll on the lives of the people who are going through it. The movie also takes into account such an event wherein Clementine played by Kate Winslet goes through a procedure that erases all of her memories that he had with Carrey and how he wants to do the same. The movie is an emotional rollercoaster and is unlike another movie done by Carrey.
- Man on the Moon [IMDB Rating 7.4]
The movie is a depiction of Andy Kaufman’s life who was a performer in the ’80s. The role is brilliantly played by Carrey which is why the movie is usually on top in the list of some of the exceptional movies of Jim Carrey.
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Carrey is an exceptional actor who has been entertaining the audiences since the 90’s with his absolute talent as well as perfect comic timing because of which he was loved by a huge audience and was also one of the most cherished actors by the directors across all genre which is why it became inevitable to create a list of some of the greatest Jim Carrey movies so that more and more people could become familiar with this powerhouse of talent.