Orangutan movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant orangutan movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out visually appealing, humorous, clever, psychotronic, suspense and harsh films and TV shows about / with orangutan, mentor, catastrophe, adaptation, storytelling, runaway, friendship, dialogue, chase and destiny plots mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Taiwan and other countries.
orangutan movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as orangutan: Dunston Checks In (1996), Every Which Way But Loose (1978), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Life of Pi (2012), Link (1986), Any Which Way You Can (1980), TaleSpin (1990), Primitives (1980), Night of the Bloody Apes (1969), Back to the Planet of the Apes (1980).

List of orangutan movies

Dunston Checks In (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hotel manager Robert Grant is forced by his boss to postpone his family vacation when a hotel critic checks in. Trouble is, the critic is really a villainous jewel thief with an orangutan assistant named Dunston. When Dunston gets loose and tries to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orangutan, hotel, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, hotel manager, cons and scams, crimes, mischievous children, adventure, nothing goes right, single father, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
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Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, orangutan, gambling, motel, camping, buddies, contests and competitions, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, ambition, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, san francisco
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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, hollywood, hitchhiker, film within a film, monkey actor, friendship, escapades, drug dealing, heist, encounter, obsessive quest, movie business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, california, utah
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, motivational, scenic, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, storytelling, hopes, beautiful scenery, adventure, teenage boy, ocean or sea, human nature, life, ocean, journey, lost at sea ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, paris france, montreal, mexico, montreal quebec ...
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Link (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A zoology student must try to out smart a murderous and super-intelligent orangutan.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: chimpanzee, assistant, explosion, orangutan, doberman, child in peril, crimes, danger, deadly, good versus evil, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, england
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Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fight, mafia, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship, orangutan, fist fighting, monkey ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
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TaleSpin (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Baloo the Bear from the Jungle Book is cast as a 1930's Pacific Islands bush pilot.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, airplane, cartoon bear, family relations, heroes, save the day, family, gang, pirate, pilot, kids in trouble, mechanic ...
Time: 1930s
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Primitives (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three students, Tommy, Rita, and Robert, and their guides head into the jungle to study primitive tribes separated from civilization. However, the students say the one tribe they visit isn't primitive enough, and they want to find some really ...
Plot: cannibalism, water slide, friend, backpack, loss of friend, survival, rifle, maggot, visual hallucination, apple, hallucination, death of friend ...
Place: indonesia
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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, rape, murder, wrestling, throat ripping, operation, shower, orangutan, stabbed in the chest, zoo, violence ...
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Back to the Planet of the Apes (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three twentieth century astronauts travel through a time warp and crash on Earth in 3085 A.D.. One of the astronauts is killed in the impact, and the two survivors, Alan Virdon and Pete Burke, find that they have returned to an Earth where their ...
Style: psychotronic, futuristic
Plot: post apocalypse, ape, orangutan, simian fiction, time travel, chase, chimpanzee, gorilla, astronaut, monkey
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A Summer to Remember (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Silent since losing his hearing to meningitis, young Toby Wyler takes a bitter stance against the world and his family, refusing to accept his new stepfather. But when a highly trained orangutan named Casey is thrown from a truck near Toby's ...
Plot: treehouse, mute child, deafness, stepfather stepson relationship, deaf mute, child protagonist, human animal relationship, scientist, farm, father son relationship, friendship, deaf ...
Place: oregon
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Jungle Cubs (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Disney's Jungle Cubs is an animated series produced by Disney for ABC in 1996. It was based on their 1967 feature film The Jungle Book, but set in the youth of the animal characters. The show was a hit, running for two seasons in syndication ...
Plot: animal protagonist, joke, friend, friendship, panther, tiger, bear, best friend, elephant, orangutan, snake, jungle
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Return to the Planet of the Apes (1975)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Return to the Planet of the Apes is a short-lived animated series, by DePatie-Freleng Enterprises in association with 20th Century Fox Television, based upon Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle. Boulle's novel had previously inspired five films ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, gorilla, orangutan, simian fiction, chimpanzee
Time: future
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The Mafu Cage (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two strange sisters live in a crumbling mansion, where they keep a pet ape, which belonged to their late father, locked in a cage. While one of the sisters seems to be keeping her head on straight, as it were, the other appears to be sinking further ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: obsession, cell, incest, insanity, graphic violence, siblings relations, infidelity, couples, family relations, mentally unstable, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, lyrical ...
Plot: backstage, musician, radio, singer, radio show, performance, country music, cowboy, musician's life, lifestyle, showbiz, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, texas ...
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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: philosophical, twists and turns, twist ending, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, space travel, post apocalypse, slavery, distopia, escape, satire, scientist, hunting, rescue, danger ...
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: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: slavery, wormhole, space travel, astronaut, time travel, future dystopia, space station, adventure, alternate reality, survival, danger, parallel world ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
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The Jungle Book (1967)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life ...
Style: touching, feel good, fairy tale, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: feral child, disney, jungle, adventure, orphan, human animal relationship, friendship, animal life, young heroes, talking animals, mischievous children, conflict ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
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Farewell to the Planet of the Apes (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A television movie made from two segments of the TV Series Planet of the Apes (1974), Planet of the Apes: Tomorrow's Tide (1974) and Planet of the Apes: Up Above the World So High (1974).
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monkey, ape, post apocalypse, ape man, astronaut, gorilla, chimpanzee, orangutan
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Elling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and female-obsessed virgin in his 40s. After two years, the men ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, mental illness, mental institution, odd couple, social worker, misfit, love and romance, human nature, friendship between men, poet, pregnancy, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oslo norway, cambodia, bosnia, norway, south pole ...
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Doctor Dolittle (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! ...
Style: light, funny, emotional, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: animal human communication, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, clinic, friendship, veterinarian, doctor, dog, african american, talking animals, dysfunctional family, guinea pig ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Creation (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, contemplative, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: evolution, faith, family relations, loss of daughter, haunted by the past, death in the family, village, relationship vs career, family life, couple relations, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, distopia, monkey, ape, time travel, space and aliens, astronaut, survival, life is a bitch, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future, year 1991, 80s ...
Place: usa, tokyo, los angeles
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The Color of Magic (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
TV show
Story: As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, enigmatic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, magic, heroes, dragon, danger, curses spells and rituals, wizards, imaginary, good versus evil, heroic mission, unlikely hero ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Astronaut Brent is sent to rescue Taylor but crash lands on the Planet of the Apes, just like Taylor did in the original film. Taylor has disappeared into the Forbidden Zone so Brent and Nova try to follow and find him. He discovers a cult of humans ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, apocalypse, mutant, distopia, rescue, battles, nuclear holocaust, science, survivor, worship, ape, monkey ...
Time: future, 70s
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, tokyo
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Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: post apocalypse, revolution, radiation, battles, monkey, ape, rebellion, survival, adventure, distopia, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: future, 2000s, 70s
Place: tokyo
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Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.
Style: stylized, surreal, humorous, touching, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: animals, pig, bankruptcy, countryside, fish out of water, dog, piglet, mouse, chimpanzee, farm, talking dog, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: manhattan new york city, australia, sydney australia, new york
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The Animal (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When loser Marvin Mange is involved in a horrible car accident, he's brought back to life by a deranged scientist as half man and half animal. His newfound powers are awesome -- but their adverse side effects could take over his life. Now, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mad scientist, organ donation, experiment gone awry, police investigation, animal life, goofy hero, partners, man beast, flirting, car accident, police officer, animals ...
Time: contemporary
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, colourful, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, inventor, friendship, food, technology gone awry, danger, chaos and mayhem, island, save the day, family, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
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The Last Exorcism Part II (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As Nell Sweetzer tries to build a new life after the events of the first movie, the evil force that once possessed her returns with an even more horrific plan.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, exorcism, graphic violence, profanity, memory loss, haunted by the past, starting over, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, supernatural ability, deadly, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
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