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 humorous, semi serious, entertaining, exciting, psychotronic and clever films and TV shows about / with monkey, family, mentor, danger, friendship, disorder, adventure, chase, dialogue and storytelling plots mostly in Adventure, Family and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
monkey movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as monkey: Curious George (2006), Amazonia (2013), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963), Monkey Shines (1988), Rocket Monkeys (2012), War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), The Jungle Book (2016), Outbreak (1995).

List of monkey movies

Curious George (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany, Taiwan, France, Canada, South Korea, UK, Philippines
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, jungle, mischievous children, nothing goes right, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, new york
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Amazonia (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: exciting, realistic, serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, jungle, nature, monkey, danger, animal life, survival, adventure, deadly, hopes, family, predator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
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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, stylized, serious ...
Plot: intelligence, rebellion, experiment gone awry, leader, rebelliousness, imaginary, monkey, talking animals, genetic engineering, attack, alzheimer's disease, animal attack ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, near future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
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: leader, monkey, plague, survival, colony, post apocalypse, forest, vestiges of humanity, animal attack, revolution, experiment, fate of humanity ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, future, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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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, scientist, surgery, supernatural, supernatural ability, experimenting, experiment gone awry, gambling, laboratory, scheming ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: las vegas, usa, california
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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, toilet humor, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: monkey, outer space, save the day, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, space travel, save the world, misfit partners, danger, odd couple ...
Place: canada
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War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, New Zealand
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: suspense, psychotronic, intense, compassionate, tense ...
Plot: gorilla, future war, post apocalypse, monkey, militant, animal attack, obsession, survival, vengeance, virus, tragedy, anthropomorphism ...
Time: contemporary, near future
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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, semi serious, psychotronic, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, orphan, disney, wolf, feral child, animals, adventure, friendship, tiger, panther, dangerous animal, journey ...
Place: india
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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, quarantine, epidemic, research, biological warfare, bio weapon, monkey, danger, deadly virus, antidote, society, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s, year 1995, year 1967 ...
Place: usa, africa, california, san francisco, boston ...
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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
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: monkey, animal life, disorder, friends, escapades, adventure, babies and infants, friendship, animals, family, heroes, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: witty, humorous, sincere, feel good, educational ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, monkey, animal life, best friends, goofy hero, teaching the ways of the world, nosy, disorder, mathematics, escapades, adventurer, human nature ...
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, animal life, uncover truth, experiment gone awry, rescue, partners, animal training, happy ending, secret project, laboratory, top secret ...
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, offbeat, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, childhood, board game, jungle, mischievous children, getting home, young heroes, disappearance, animals, parallel world, magic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 19th century, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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Aladdin (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name.
Style: entertaining, romantic, light, feel good, psychotronic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: genie, disney, rags to riches, sultan, wish fulfillment, palace, treasure, friendship, magic spell, aladdin, prince, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, iraq, saudi arabia, arabia
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Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, intense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: mentor, chosen one, kung fu, adventure, talking animals, martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, goofy hero, master warrior, transformation, training ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
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, assassination, al qaeda, 9/11, terrorist, explosion, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, september 11 2001 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, langley virginia, poland ...
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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, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, disorder, animal life, young heroes, laboratory, silly humor, soldier, rescue, daring rescue, buddies, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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The Emoji Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, touching, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: happy ending, monkey, hand, high five, smartphone, food, friendship, rebel, dancing, disorder, adventure, facebook ...
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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: humorous, educational, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: little girl, adventure, friendship, friends, adventurer, best friends, pets, young heroes, imaginary, monkey, studying, explorer ...
Place: latin america
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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, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: monkey, family, adventure, friendship, child in peril, mischievous children, friends, cons and scams, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, heist, when the parents are away ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, alaska
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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: stylized, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, imaginary, good versus evil, monkey, team, heroes, teenage life, tombs and skeletons ...
Time: future
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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: fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash, female nudity, college, misfit, social relations, jungle, mate swapping, monkey, breast suckling, fall in love ...
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: 119 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, semi serious, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, good versus evil, monkey king, escapades, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, adventure, rebellion, battles ...
Place: china, asia
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My Gym Partner's a Monkey (2005)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: My Gym Partner's a Monkey is an American animated television series created by Tim Cahill and Julie McNally-Cahill and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. It premiered on Cartoon Network on December 26, 2005, and on The WB Television Network ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, offbeat
Plot: best friends, unlikely partners, young heroes, animal life, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, youth, human animal relationship, monkey, school dance, human becomes animal, human becoming an animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this exciting live-action adventure, young Mowgli, an orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus. Accompanied by a cruel hunter and a snake charmer, the scout sets out to trap Mowgli. But with the help of Baloo the bear and ...
Style: semi serious, light, sweet, melancholic, weird ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, monkey, circus, bear, family, adventure, heroic mission, friendship, siblings relations, family life, rescue ...
Time: 19th century
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Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, danger, evil alien, survival, adventure, humanoid alien, catastrophe, space travel, isolation ...
Time: future, 80s
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Zookeeper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedy about a zookeeper who might be great with animals, but he doesn't know anything about the birds and the bees. The man can't find love, so he decides to quit his job at the zoo, but his animal friends try to stop him and teach him ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: zoo, talking animals, zookeeper, family, veterinarian, love and romance, goofy hero, friendship, wooing, imaginary, animal life, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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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, colourful, sweet
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: genie, monkey, female protagonist, tiger, wish come true, twins, little girl, friendship, magic, carpet, friendship between girls, conflict ...
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Monkeybone (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley (Fraser) into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone, his hilariously horny alter-ego, wake up in a wacked-out waystation for lost souls. When Monkeybone takes over Stu's body and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd, funny ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: parallel world, goofy hero, imaginary, surrealism, body swapping, hospital, monkey, alternate reality, dreams, organ donation, celebrity culture, supernatural ...
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