What Are Some Highly Rated Films Starring Jim Carrey?


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"Liar Liar," "The Mask," "I Love You Phillip Morris," "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "The Truman Show" are some highly rated Jim Carrey films. Others include "Earth Girls are Easy," one of Carrey's first major screen roles, and "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!", for which he provided voice-over work.

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As of 2015, "The Truman Show" is Jim Carrey's most highly rated film according to critic review aggregator RottenTomatoes.com. The 1998 film stars Carrey as an unsuspecting suburban man who discovers that he is the protagonist of a popular reality television series. Critics praised the film for its funny, thought-provoking and prescient vision of media culture, and it received three Academy Award nominations. Although Carrey was not nominated, he won a Best Actor Golden Globe for his performance.

Another popular and highly rated Jim Carrey film is "The Mask," which is his second highest-grossing film worldwide. Carrey plays bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss, who turns into a hyperactive superhero when he dons a green mask. Carrey received his first Golden Globe nomination for the film, which critics found visually dynamic and fun. "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" provided Carrey with a similarly manic role as the nefarious Count Olaf, and it was highly rated when it came out in 2004.

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