Monkey movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant monkey movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out entertaining, humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good and light films and TV shows about / with monkey, friendship, escapades, adventure, family, heroes, danger, storytelling, disorder and mentor plots mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
monkey movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as monkey: Curious George (2006), Amazon (2013), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), The Jungle Book (2016), X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Dora the Explorer (2000), Monkey Shines (1988), Rocket Monkeys (2012), Shimmer and Shine (2015).

List of monkey movies

Curious George (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When The Man in the Yellow Hat befriends Curious George in the jungle, they set off on a non-stop, fun-filled journey through the wonders of the big city toward the warmth of true friendship.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sweet, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: monkey, family, museum, curiosity, expedition, race against time, adventure, human animal relationship, nothing goes right, mischievous children, disorder, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, usa, new york
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Amazon (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amazonia is an adventure in 3D inside the largest rainforest on the planet: the Amazon rainforest. Chestnut is a Capuchin monkey domesticated who survives a plane crash and finds himself alone in the dense forest. The monkey needs to learn to live ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: wilderness, jungle, monkey, nature, adventure, survival, family, hopes, predator, wild animal, dangerous animal, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
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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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The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, psychotronic, semi serious, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, orphan, animals, talking animals, disney, wolf, feral child, tiger, escapades, adventure, animal life, journey ...
Place: india, asia
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X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story concerns Dr James Xavier, ably portrayed by Ray Milland. He has invented a serum for improving human vision. When his funding is cut he proceeds to experiment on himself -- with horrifying results. From the director who gave you Swamp ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: monkey, hospital, experiment, surgery, scientist, experimenting, supernatural, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, gambling, scheming, laboratory ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas, usa, 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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Dora the Explorer (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dora the Explorer is an American educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner. Dora the Explorer became a regular series in 2000. The show is carried on the Nickelodeon cable television network, including ...
Style: educational, humorous, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: little girl, adventure, monkey, friendship, friends, best friends, young heroes, pets, adventurer, studying, explorer, rescue ...
Place: latin america
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Monkey Shines (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quadriplegic man is given a trained monkey help him with every day activities, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master and those who get too close to him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: paralysis, murder, monkey, disability, revenge, experiment, rage, vengeance, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, zombie, disorder ...
Time: 80s
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Rocket Monkeys (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: This Canadian cartoon focuses on two monkey brothers named Gus and Wally who are in outer space working as GASI agents (Galactic Animal Space Institute agents, so no pun intended!). They are accompanied by their robot friend YAY-OK and their boss ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: monkey, outer space, space travel, heroic mission, rivalry, save the day, heroes, adventure, save the world, partners, parallel world, misfit partners ...
Place: canada
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Shimmer and Shine (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Twins genies, Shimmer and Shine, grant their human friend Leah three wishes every day - unintentional chaos follows.
Style: funny, light, sweet, colourful
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: monkey, genie, tiger, female protagonist, wish come true, twins, friendship between girls, magic, friendship, little girl, conflict, dancing ...
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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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Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! is an American/Japanese animated television series, and was created by Ciro Nieli, one of the directors of Teen Titans, with animation being done by a Japanese studio known as The Answer Studio. Set mainly on ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: heroes, monkey, superhero, adventure, escapades, rivalry, team, good versus evil, tombs and skeletons, family, androids and robots, teenage life ...
Time: future
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Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, epidemic, bio weapon, quarantine, research, biological warfare, deadly virus, antidote, monkey, infected, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1995, year 1967
Place: usa, africa, california, san francisco, boston ...
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Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dora, a girl who has spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, now must navigate her most dangerous adventure yet: high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego, and ...
Style: colourful, captivating, entertaining, light, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: lost city, jungle, monkey, adventurer, friend, explorer, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, adventure, friends, lost civilization, jungle girl ...
Place: peru
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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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Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film chronicles George's adventures as he befriends Kayla, a baby elephant, at a magic circus show and helps her travel across the country to be reunited with her family.Accompanied by his friend, the Man with the Yellow Hat, George travels ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: monkey, babies and infants, escapades, adventure, disorder, friends, friendship, animals, heroes, family, animal life, animal protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Curious George (2006)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Curious George is an animated television series based on the Curious George children's book series, which features Jeff Bennett as the voice of The Man with the Yellow Hat. Frank Welker, who voiced George in the 2006 feature film, returns here ...
Style: educational, humorous, sincere, witty, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, monkey, nosy, best friends, goofy hero, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, mathematics, adventurer, escapades, human nature, troublemaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Project X (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young inductee into the military is given the task of looking after some chimpanzees used in the mysterious "Project X". Getting to know the chimps fairly well, he begins to suspect there is more to the secret project than he is being ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, touching, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: chimpanzee, monkey, uncover truth, animal training, experiment gone awry, partners, rescue, secret project, laboratory, top secret, animal rescue, sign language ...
Time: 80s
Place: everglades
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Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, jungle, adventure, board game, mischievous children, parallel world, childhood, family, magic, getting home, disappearance, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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Aladdin (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name.
Style: romantic, entertaining, light, feel good, psychotronic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: genie, disney, wish fulfillment, sultan, disney princess, palace, arabian nights, treasure, rags to riches, aladdin, prince, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: baghdad iraq, iraq, middle east, saudi arabia, arabia
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Vivo (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A music-loving kinkajou named Vivo embarks on the journey of a lifetime to fulfill his destiny and deliver a love song for an old friend.
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining, humorous, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: monkey, friend, friendship, love, singer, animals, teamwork, musician, animal human communication, music, adventure, human animal relationship ...
Place: miami
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, manhunt, military, swat team, espionage, al qaeda, 9/11, terrorist group, assassination, terrorist, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2005, year 2003 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, baghdad iraq, london ...
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Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family, adventure, friendship, young heroes, treasure hunt, friends, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, rivalry, escapades, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: egypt
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Doraemon: Nobita and the Space Heroes (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day Doraemon, Nobita, Shizuka, Gian and Suneo were shooting a film as space heroes. When they were shooting the film in the open lot a boy called Aron comes and alerts them of aliens attacking his planet. They agree to help him by turning into ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, light, entertaining, 2d animation
Plot: time travel, timebomb, robot, monkey, cat, pirate, spacecraft, superhero, flying car, cartoon cat, team, escapades ...
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Spark: A Space Tail (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Spark, a teenage monkey and his friends, Chunk and Vix, are on a mission to regain Planet Bana - a kingdom overtaken by the evil overlord Zhong.
Style: entertaining, futuristic, captivating, 3d animation, 2d animation
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: anthropomorphism, monkey, outer space, anthropomorphic animal, black hole, adventure hero, obsessive quest, friends, teamwork, adventure, good versus evil, fox ...
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Funky Monkey (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Boy genius Michael Dean (Adkins) teams up with a super-talented chimpanzee and his caretaker (Modine) to take down an animal testing lab. In exchange the scientist gives the boy some pointers on the girl of his dreams.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, animal life, disorder, buddies, daring rescue, young heroes, rescue, soldier, escapades, silly humor, laboratory, monkey ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Monkey Trouble (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dodger, a criminal monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life of crime only to end up in the arms of Eva, an innocent little girl whose mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: monkey, monkey actor, family, adventure, friendship, child in peril, family relations, friends, animal life, disorder, orphan, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, alaska
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Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt (2020)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: STEM children's series focusing on construction and how mechanical things work.
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: monkey, animal that acts human, engineer, anthropomorphic animal, teamwork, assistant, animal protagonist, problem solving, escapades
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Bingo Bongo (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The ape-man, found somewhere in the jungles of Congo, transferred to Milan and named Bingo Bongo. The only one who believes in the human qualities of him is Laura, a woman anthropologist , so their affection for each other even grows to love.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, family outing
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, culture clash, misfit, college, social relations, jungle, mate swapping, monkey, breast suckling, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, milan italy
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The Monkey King (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to India. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monkey king, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, escapades, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, adventure, rebelliousness, rebellion, battles ...
Place: asia, china
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