Monkey actor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant monkey actor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, melancholic, cult film, semi serious, light and feel good films and TV shows about / with monkey actor, monkey, family, chimpanzee, friendship, disorder, mentor, animals, adventure and chase plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as monkey actor: MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate (2001), Monkey Trouble (1994), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Gibby (2016), Buddy (1997), Monkey Up (2016), Project X (1987), Tarzan (1966), Tarzan in Manhattan (1989), Doctor Dolittle (1967).

List of monkey actor movies

MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the city, where he's befriended by Ben, a homeless ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: youth, friendship, skateboard, against the odds, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, ambition, buddies, contests and competitions, sport, monkey actor, monkey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
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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, sexy, satirical, surreal, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: monkey, animals, monkey actor, childhood, adventure, family, coming of age, youth, friendship, girl, nudity (full frontal - brief), women ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, alaska
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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: funny, humorous, talky, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, weed, hollywood, drugs, monkey actor, road trip, superhero, friendship, escapades, movie business, encounter, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, utah, california
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Gibby (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young teenage girl, Katie, can not snap out of her depression after losing her mother. Katie has lost interest in school, her friends, and gymnastics. All that changes in the summer when she is asked to monkeysit Gibby, her science teacher's ...
Style: entertaining, sweet, sentimental, light, funny
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, monkey, gymnastics, first love, monkey actor, father daughter relationship, friendship, animal human communication, mentor, happy ending, death of mother, kids and family ...
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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: feel good, humorous, light, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: gorilla, family, adventure, zoo, socialite, animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, adaptation, wilderness, family relations, kids and family ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, chicago illinois, new york, philadelphia ...
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Monkey Up (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A talking monkey seeks to gain fame and fortune as a movie star, but instead finds what's most important, a family.
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, humorous, cult film
Audience: family outing
Plot: monkey, talking animals, monkey actor, animal actor, human animal relationship, animal human communication, friendship, escapades, family relations, friends, brother sister relationship, adventure ...
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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: humorous, intense, touching, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: monkey, chimpanzee, justice, uncover truth, animal training, experiment gone awry, partners, rescue, teenager, secret project, animal rescue, top secret ...
Time: 80s
Place: everglades
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Tarzan (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Tarzan is a series that aired on NBC from 1966 – 1968. The series portrayed Tarzan as a well-educated character, one who, tired of civilization, had returned to the jungle where he had been raised. The show retained many of the trappings of the ...
Style: wild
Audience: kids
Plot: jungle, tarzan, monkey, feral child, monkey actor, superhero, boy, lion, chimpanzee, beefcake, loincloth
Place: africa
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Tarzan in Manhattan (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tarzan goes to New York to rescue the chimp Cheetah, who has been captured by an evil animal experimenter. There, he teams up with Jane, a cab driver and daughter of an ex-cop private eye, who help Tarzan free Cheetah and his friends.
Plot: tarzan, jungle, monkey, male female relationship, fish out of water, costume party, taxi driver, coma, monkey actor, animal experimentation, hunter, culture clash ...
Place: new york, africa
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Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Get ready for the wildest adventure of a lifetime in the most ambitious production ever brought to film. Earning a 1967 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, this dazzling fantasy turns both ordinary and exotic animals into talking, dancing and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, scenic, romantic, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: animals, family, adventure, youth, mad scientist, dancing, talking animals, sailing, vegetarian, rainstorm, brutality, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 1840s, victorian era
Place: africa, england, europe
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 5.9
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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: monkey, orangutan, chimpanzee, assistant, killer animal, creature feature, animal attack, monster, supernatural, cat, dead animal, tunnel ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, scotland, united kingdom
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 4.3
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Kung Fu Arts (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The emperor's right hand man frames the princess's fiancé, King Chi, who goes into hiding for ten years, vowing revenge. Meanwhile, the princess is married to King Chi's monkey.
Style: exciting, serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, assassination attempt, island, right hand man, rivalry, daring rescue, escapades, intrigue, assassination, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 70s
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What a Way to Go! (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: This black comedy opens with Louisa Foster donating a multimillion dollar check to the IRS. The tax department thinks she's crazy and sends her to a psychiatrist. She then discusses her four marriages, in which all of her husbands became ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good, retro ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: curse, love, strong female lead, fashion, women, suburbs, sea, widow, nightclub, taxi, money, millionaire ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Summer of the Monkeys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One summer Jay finds four chimps on the prairie who have fallen off a circus cart.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: monkey, childhood, farm, family relations, coming of age, small town life, adoption, americana, countryside, small town, family life, siblings relations ...
Time: 1910s
Place: canada
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Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, scary, suspenseful, macabre, slasher ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, investigation, psychopath, chimpanzee, boarding school, school, disfigurement, amateur detective, mind game, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: switzerland, europe, munich germany, alps
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The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College whiz-kid Merlin Jones concocts a method for teaching advanced information to a chimpanzee, then creates a flying machine of his own design, ultimately raising havoc on the campus.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, college, chimpanzee, monkey, aviation, student athlete, american football, sport team, animal life, power relations, disorder, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s
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Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unlucky in love, chemist Paul Matthews visits gypsy Madame Rosa for help. Quickly realizing he is a hopeless nerd, she gifts him with Love Potion No. 8, which makes anyone who wears it irresistible to the opposite sex for four hours. Paul and animal ...
Style: light, romantic, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love potion, wish come true, love, romance, love and romance, love story, experiment gone awry, scientist, misfit, fall in love, looking for love, magic ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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The Jungle Book (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can ...
Style: intense, tense, semi serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, treasure hunt, friendship, survival, disney, self discovery, orphan, fall in love, feral child, wilderness, monkey ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: africa, india
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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both ...
Style: touching, harsh, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Plot: tarzan, culture clash, adventure, jungle, stranded, orphan, feral man, monkey, adventurer, survival, justice, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1910s, 1880s, 20th century
Place: africa, england, scotland, united kingdom, london ...
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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: funny, humorous, entertaining, road movie, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: orangutan, road trip, on the road, farce, revenge, biker, motel, country music, monkey, beer, justice, motorcycle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, san francisco, colorado, new mexico
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Ed (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) could be a world-class baseball pitcher if he didn't keep buckling under the pressure. He tries to keep his spirits up after he's traded to a minor league team but loses all hope when he discovers that Ed, one of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, intense, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, sport, chimpanzee, athlete's life, partners, friendship, against the odds, lifestyle, hopes, kidnapping, animal life, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, california
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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: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, date night ...
Plot: dog, veterinarian, animals, father daughter relationship, talking animals, adventure, happy ending, creativity, father son relationship, foul language, fight scenes, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1998, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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The Barefoot Executive (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the great Disney tradition of wild family fun, a young Kurt Russell stars as Steven Post - an ambitious mailroom clerk at a second-rate TV network. With his eye on the boardroom, and getting nowhere with the studio's top dog, he makes a ...
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, unusual plot structure, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, monkey, family, satire, fight scenes, first contact, redemption, runaway, violence, vengeance, stereotypes, television ...
Time: 70s
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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: surreal, clever, touching, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: animals, monkey, pig, hotel, family, piglet, anthropomorphism, talking dog, talking animals, redemption, chase, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, australia, sydney australia
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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, entertaining, exciting, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, biker, fight, mafia, farce, orangutan, street fight, monkey, martial arts, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, new jersey
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Animal Behavior (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unfunny comedy about a love triangle between a music instructor, and an animal research scientist, and a chimp.
Plot: monkey, monkey actor, sign language, chimpanzee, female protagonist, simian fiction, female director
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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, not serious, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, stupidity, jungle, animals, farce, dumb, gross out humor, human animal relationship, save the day, disorder, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, nigeria, asia, china, himalaya ...
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MXP: Most Xtreme Primate (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The 2000s Most Valuable Primate is back, this time on a snowboard.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, adventure, friendship, escapades, animal life, disorder, buddies, family, chimpanzee, monkey, youth, empire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
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MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack is a three-year-old chimpanzee who has been the subject of a long-term experiment by Dr. Kendall, a researcher who been teaching Jack to communicate through sign language. ack scrambles onto the ice in the midst of practice for Steven's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ice hockey, chimpanzee, youth, athlete's life, against the odds, friendship, sport, ambition, monkey, contests and competitions, underdog, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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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: sincere, touching, inspirational, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, jungle, environmental, animals, extinction, environmentalism, human spirit, hunting, life & death, brutality, nature, mountain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: africa, congo, rwanda
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