|Release Date||29 July 1994|
|US Box Office||$120,000,000 USD|
|Tagline||From zero to hero|
The Mask is a 1994 American neo-noir superhero comedy film directed by Charles Russell, produced by Bob Engelman, and written by Mike Werb, loosely based on the Mask comics published by Dark Horse Comics. The first installment in the Mask franchise, it stars Jim Carrey, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene, Amy Yasbeck, Richard Jeni, and Cameron Diaz in her film debut. Carrey plays Stanley Ipkiss, a hapless bank clerk who finds a magical mask that transforms him into his alter ego The Mask who is a mischievous troublemaker who later on becomes a superhero with superpowers, but who ends up accidentally becomes targeted by the mafia when gangster Dorian Tyrell intends to use the mask to overthrow his boss.