Gorilla movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gorilla movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, psychotronic, humorous, serious, visually appealing and feel good films and TV shows about / with gorilla, danger, monkey, chase, adventure, mentor, catastrophe, jungle, transformation and storytelling plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gorilla: Rampage (2018), Gorillas in the Mist (1988), Mighty Joe Young (1998), Congo (1995), King Kong (2005), War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), Buddy (1997), Kong: Skull Island (2017), Sing 2 (2021), Beware the Gorilla (2019).

List of gorilla movies

Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, gorilla, creature feature, mutation, animal attack, giant animal, destruction, creature, transformation, rescue, rage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: everglades, los angeles, missouri, illinois, florida ...
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Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Style: sad, sincere, captivating, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gorilla, jungle, extinction, environmentalism, mountain, human spirit, environmental, fighting the system, animals, obsessive quest, forces of nature, hunting ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: africa, congo, rwanda
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Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, intense, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, giant animal, jungle, adventure, beast, chase, friendship, poacher, dangerous animal, animals, exploitation, giant ape ...
Place: africa, california, los angeles, usa, uganda ...
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Congo (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the thrill-seekers -- some with ulterior motives -- stumble across a race of killer apes.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, gorilla, adventurer, survival, adventure, dangerous animal, treasure hunt, daring rescue, escapades, obsessive quest, father son relationship, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: congo, africa, tanzania, houston texas
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King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: sentimental, exciting, scenic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, jungle, giant animal, beast, human animal relationship, expedition, adventure, dangerous animal, dinosaur, gorilla, rescue, escape ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, intense, compassionate, futuristic ...
Plot: gorilla, post apocalypse, virus, future war, monkey, militant, animal attack, slavery, survival, vengeance, tragedy, anthropomorphism ...
Time: contemporary, near future
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Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, friendship, family relations, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, chimpanzee, family life, fish out of water, rescue, pets ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, philadelphia, canada ...
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, intense ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, giant animal, creature, expedition, survival, giant creature, island, monster versus monster, prehistoric creature, gorilla, chase ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1973, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean, thailand, washington d.c., vietnam, bangkok thailand
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Sing 2 (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows Buster and his new cast who now have their sights set on debuting a new show at the Crystal Tower Theater in glamorous Redshore City. But with no connections, he and his singers must sneak into the Crystal Entertainment offices, run ...
Style: inspirational, entertaining, light, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, gorilla, creativity, pig, animals, koala, iguana, porcupine, punk rocker, piglet, elephant ...
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Beware the Gorilla (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lorenzo is a lawyer who files a lawsuit against the zoo of his town but after winning it he has to take home a gorilla.
Style: captivating, sincere, humorous, feel good
Plot: gorilla, wild animal, rescue, husband wife relationship, rivalry, love triangle, family relations, rescue attempt, bossy wife, dysfunctional family, court, disguise ...
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Ape (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A newly discovered 36-foot gorilla escapes from a freighter off the coast of Korea. At the same time an American actress is filming a movie in the country. Chaos ensues as the ape kidnaps her and rampages through Seoul.
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, offbeat, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gorilla, newspaper reporter, investigation, escapades, dangerous animal, deadly creature, heroes, fall in love, experiment gone awry, woman in danger, prison, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: korea, seoul, asia, south korea
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The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
Style: absurd, scenic, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: jungle, tarzan, feral child, animal attack, gorilla, slavery, tough guy, revenge, survival, betrayal, brutality, chase ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: africa, london, united kingdom, congo
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Instinct (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything -- even put his ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, murder, psychologist, estrangement, crimes, gorilla, doctors and patients, redemption, treatment, research, violence, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, africa, rwanda, cuba
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The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A corpse has 24 hours to mastermind a good deed without leaving his crypt, to go "up there" and have his youth restored.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, gorilla, seance, treasure, monster, inheritance, haunted house, teenager, biker, beach party, righting the wronged, couples ...
Time: 60s
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The One and Only Ivan (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant ...
Style: sincere, visually appealing, sweet, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: circus, talking animals, gorilla, human animal relationship, friendship, animal rights, affection, animals, animal that acts human, animal life, unlikely friendships, talent ...
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George of the Jungle (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Baby George got into a plane crash in a jungle, stayed alive and was adopted by a wise ape. Ursula Stanhope, US noble woman is saved from death on safari by grown-up George, and he takes her to jungle to live with him. He slowly learns a rules of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, suspense, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, jungle, air disaster, rescue, gorilla, adventure, goofy hero, friendship, lion, family, elephant, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, africa, usa, las vegas
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Snowflake, the White Gorilla (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Snowflake is special, he's the only white gorilla in the world. He is the zoo's main attraction, children love him, but the other gorillas don't see what's so charming about this weirdo being the center of attention. With the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: gorilla, friends, friendship, adventure, escapades, family, social misfits, witch, zoo, animal life, panther, superstition ...
Place: barcelona
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Bad Trip (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This mix of a scripted buddy comedy road movie and a real hidden camera prank show follows the outrages misadventures of two buds stuck in a rut who embark on a cross-country road trip to NYC. The storyline sets up shocking real pranks.
Style: buddy comedy, road movie, humorous, light, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, gorilla, prank, travel, car, friends, humour, road accident, escapades, drunk, drug trip, hidden camera ...
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Kong: King of the Apes (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
TV show
Story: Set in 2050, Kong becomes a wanted fugitive after wrecking havoc at Alcatraz Island’s Natural History and Marine Preserve. What most humans on the hunt for the formidable animal don’t realize, though, is that Kong was framed by an evil genius ...
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary
Plot: beast, giant ape, gorilla, king kong, giant robots, adventure, monster, rescue, survival, giant monster, fantasy world, rage ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: california
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: intelligence, rebellion, leader, rebelliousness, experiment gone awry, talking animals, monkey, genetic engineering, attack, alzheimer's disease, animal attack, fight for supremacy ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, near future
Place: san francisco, usa
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Born to Be Wild (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through the use of sign language. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: gorilla, sign language, pets, family, adventure, friendship, bittersweet, friends, animal life, family relations, disorder, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, seattle
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Tarzan (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the ...
Style: touching, captivating, exciting, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: jungle, disney, love and romance, orphan, friendship, adoption, adventure, rain, monkey, animals, ape man, tarzan ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 20th century, 1890s, 1910s
Place: africa, nigeria
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Style: tense, exciting, thought provoking, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: monkey, leader, post apocalypse, plague, survival, colony, animal attack, forest, vestiges of humanity, revolution, experiment, fate of humanity ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, future, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, future dystopia, astronaut, survival, escapades, on the run, adventure, space travel, switching roles, life is a bitch, society, chimpanzee ...
Time: future
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The Beast That Killed Women (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Panic and fear strike the hearts of the terrorised sun-kissed nudist girls of a once peaceful nudist resort in sun-bleached Miami, when a mysterious, yet menacing intruder manages to find his way in the camp.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nudist, nudism, hospital, gorilla, nudist camp, monkey, forest, police detective, black woman, dead woman, room, sensuality ...
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The Mighty Gorga (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A circus owner and a lady trapper trek into the African jungle to capture a giant gorilla for his circus.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: giant ape, skeleton, gorilla, circus, safari, lava, hiking, witch doctor, jungle, airplane, lion tamer, king kong ...
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Night of the Bloody Apes (1969)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A surgeon transplants the heart of an ape into his ailing son with horrific results.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gorilla, heart transplant, wrestling, rape, murder, operation, nudity (full frontal - brief), raped by monster, female wrestler, mad scientist, scientist, monster ...
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King of Kong Island (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eve is a jungle girl brought up by apes. She is captured with a number of apes by a mad scientist, conducting mind control experiments on them. Eventually she is liberated by a young explorer.
Style: sexy, serious, offbeat
Plot: mad scientist, island, jungle, kidnapping, monkey, gorilla, safari, explorer, jungle girl, graphic violence, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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Planet of the Apes (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his ...
Style: twist ending, philosophical, twists and turns, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, post apocalypse, space travel, slavery, space and aliens, future dystopia, scientist, hunting, escape, rescue, satire ...
Time: future
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Planet of the Apes (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, slavery, astronaut, time travel, space travel, adventure, survival, space station, alternate reality, parallel world, genetic engineering, good versus evil ...
Time: future, distant future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c., north america
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