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Going Ape! (1981)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Family  -  10 April 1981 (USA)
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When his father - who owned a circus - dies, Oscar inherits 5 million dollars - and 3 orang outangs. However there's a condition connected to the money: if he gives away the apes or just ... See full summary »

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Lazlo
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Bad Habit
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When his father - who owned a circus - dies, Oscar inherits 5 million dollars - and 3 orang outangs. However there's a condition connected to the money: if he gives away the apes or just one gets sick or dies during the next 3 years, the zoologic society will get all the money. So he not only has to deal with 3 apes and an annoyed girlfriend, but also with a greedy zoologic society's president. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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There were 3 conditions to the 5 million dollar inheritance, and they had to be bathed once a week.


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Affen, Gangster und Millionen  »

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Poppy finds Rusty's shorts on the hospital floor, but he's seen wearing them in the next scene. See more »

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THE GOLDEN VOYAGE THEME
By the writing and composing team of Robert Bearns and Ron Dexter
Courtesy of Awakening Productions
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29 February 2004 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

Bad film! Bad, bad film! Not a so-bad-it's-funny movie, just a lousy excuse to put something on celluloid. I'm not sure why this was made; maybe it was a contractual obligation. Inept in every way. How absolutely embarrassing for Devito and Danza. I'm sorry I am forced to type "ten lines" in order to have my comments posted, as this film doesn't warrant such attention. Ho, ho - nuns and monkeys, what could be funnier? Think of what Paramount could have used this money for, instead of putting out something my four-year-old nephew described as "stupid." .


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