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1. King Kong (1933)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.
Votes: 69,658 | Gross: $10.00M
3. Bedtime for Bonzo (1951)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
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.
4. Planet of the Apes (1968)
G | 112 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 148,374 | Gross: $33.40M
5. Night of the Bloody Apes (1969)
R | 81 min | Horror
This cheap Mexican horror film is a remake of Cardona's Doctor of Doom (1962), spiced with nudity, medical footage, women wrestling, and cheap gore shots. Female masked wrestler Lucy (who ... See full summary »
6. The Barefoot Executive (1971)
G | 96 min | Family, Comedy
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. By chance he discovers that his neighbor's ... See full summary »
7. Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
PG | 114 min | Action, Comedy
The San Fernando Valley adventures of trucker turned prize-fighter Philo Beddoe and his pet orangutan Clyde.
Votes: 19,214 | Gross: $106.00M
PG | 135 min | Adventure, Drama
A shipping disaster in the nineteenth 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. The mother dies soon ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,858 | Gross: $45.90M
9. A Summer to Remember (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Comedy
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 ... See full summary »
11. In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986)
R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Based on actual events, this film tells the story of an incident in Kenya in 1984, when, because of a severe drought, ninety thousand starving baboons went on a murderous rampage, killing humans and animals alike.
Votes: 314 | Gross: $0.18M
12. Project X (1987)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An Air Force pilot joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X".
Votes: 8,983 | Gross: $18.53M
13. Monkey Shines (1988)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 8,801 | Gross: $5.34M
14. Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Votes: 20,703 | Gross: $24.72M
16. Monkey Trouble (1994)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 5,461 | Gross: $16.34M
17. Baby's Day Out (1994)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately... See full summary »
Votes: 37,464 | Gross: $16.67M
20. Born to Be Wild (1995)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,223 | Gross: $3.67M
22. Mighty Joe Young (1998)
PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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.
Votes: 24,660 | Gross: $50.63M
23. MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
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. Jack, ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,934 | Gross: $1.25M
24. MVP: Most Vertical Primate (2001)
G | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
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 ... See full summary »
25. Funky Monkey (2004)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family
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.
26. MXP: Most Xtreme Primate (2004 Video)
G | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
The third installment in the series of films that began with 2000's MVP: Most Valuable Primate finds the athletically inclined chimp Jack taking to the slopes. After hooking up with some ... See full summary »
27. King Kong (2005)
PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 345,266 | Gross: $218.08M
28. Spymate (2006)
PG | 81 min | Adventure, Family
Minkey, a super-spy primate, and his partner Mike were the two best spies in the business. For years, they made every mission possible... But when Mike retired to raise his baby girl, ... See full summary »
29. Curious George (2006)
G | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 13,637 | Gross: $58.64M
30. Born to Be Wild (2011)
G | 40 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure
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.
Votes: 2,717 | Gross: $25.62M
31. Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
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.
Votes: 646 | Gross: $1.45M
32. 28 Days Later... (2002)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Votes: 324,979 | Gross: $45.06M