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1.
King Kong (1933)
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
 
2.
The Ape Man (1943)
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A crazed scientist accidentally turns himself into a half ape, half human creature, and scrambles to find a cure. (64 mins.)
 
3.
Bedtime for Bonzo (1951)
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College prof Peter Boyd tries to salvage his professional and personal reputation by using a lab chimp to prove that environment trumps heredity in behavioral development. (83 mins.)
 
4.
Planet of the Apes (1968)
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An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved. (112 mins.)
 
5.
Night of the Bloody Apes (1969)
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This cheap Mexican horror film is a remake of Cardona's Doctor of Doom (1962), spiced with nudity, medical footage... (81 mins.)
Director: René Cardona
 
6.
The Barefoot Executive (1971)
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A young man who works in the mailroom at a TV network wants to move up the corporate ladder but finds himself stymied by his selfish boss... (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Butler
 
7.
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
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The San Fernando Valley adventures of trucker turned prize-fighter Philo Beddoe and his pet orangutan Clyde. (114 mins.)
Director: James Fargo
 
8.
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
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A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant... (135 mins.)
Director: Hugh Hudson
 
9.
A Summer to Remember (1985 TV Movie)
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Silent since losing his hearing to meningitis, young Toby Wyler takes a bitter stance against the world and his family... (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Lewis
 
10.
Link (1986)
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A zoology student must try to out smart a murderous and super-intelligent orangutan. (103 mins.)
 
11.
In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986)
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Based on actual events, film tells the story of an incident in Kenya in 1984, when, because of a severe drought, 90,000 starving baboons went on a murderous rampage, killing humans and animals alike. (97 mins.)
Director: Raju Patel
 
12.
Project X (1987)
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Air Force pilot Jimmy Garrett joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X". (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
 
13.
Monkey Shines (1988)
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A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master. (113 mins.)
 
14.
Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
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The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them. (129 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
15.
Animal Behavior (1989)
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A sign language scholar's romance is disrupted by a chimp. (85 mins.)
 
16.
Monkey Trouble (1994)
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A young girl's life turns hairy when her new pet monkey turns out to be a trained pickpocket on the run from a scheming gypsy. (96 mins.)
Director: Franco Amurri
 
17.
Baby's Day Out (1994)
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Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion... (99 mins.)
 
18.
Congo (1995)
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When an expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, a new team is assembled to find out what went wrong. (109 mins.)
Director: Frank Marshall
 
19.
Outbreak (1995)
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Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly? (127 mins.)
 
20.
Born to Be Wild (1995)
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Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble... (100 mins.)
Director: John Gray
 
21.
Dunston Checks In (1996)
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A young boy befriends a larcenous orangutan in a luxury hotel. (88 mins.)
Director: Ken Kwapis
 
22.
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
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A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him. (114 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
 
23.
MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
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Jack is a three-year-old chimpanzee who has been the subject of a long-term experiment by Dr. Kendall... (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Vince
 
24.
MVP: Most Vertical Primate (2001)
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MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having... (87 mins.)
Director: Robert Vince
 
25.
Funky Monkey (2004)
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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. (94 mins.)
Director: Harry Basil
 
26.
MXP: Most Xtreme Primate (2004 Video)
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The third installment in the series of films that began with 2000's MVP: Most Valuable Primate finds...
Director: Robert Vince
 
27.
King Kong (2005)
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In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow. (187 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
28.
Spymate (2006)
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Minkey, a super-spy primate, and his partner Mike were the two best spies in the business. For years, they made every mission possible... (81 mins.)
Director: Robert Vince
 
29.
Curious George (2006)
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The Man in the Yellow Hat is an oddball museum employee who looks after his pet monkey - an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him. (86 mins.)
 
30.
Born to Be Wild (2011 Documentary)
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This heartwarming film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them-saving endangered species one life at a time. (40 mins.)
Director: David Lickley
 
31.
Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954)
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After several women are murdered, the police are baffled who the suspect is. All evidence points to Dupin, but soon it becomes apparent that it is something that is stronger and more deadlier than man. (83 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
32.
28 Days Later... (2002)
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Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary. (113 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle