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Link (1986)

 -  Horror  -  19 September 1986 (USA)
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A zoology student must try to out smart a murderous and super-intelligent orangutan.

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Cast

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Jane Chase
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Dr. Steven Phillip
Steven Pinner ...
David
Richard Garnett ...
Dennis
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Tom
Kevin Lloyd ...
Bailey
Joe Belcher ...
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Student Jane jobs as an assistant for the animal researcher Phillip in a lonesome old house. They live alone except for the chimpanzees and butler Link: a 45 years old very intelligent orangutan. Phillip wants to put Link to death. However before he can do this he's vanished tracelessly one morning. Link starts behaving more and more aggressive and prohibits Jane from using the phone or reaching the next village. When she punishes him by locking him out, he becomes violent. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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19 September 1986 (USA)  »

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$1,720,450 (USA)
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EMI and Cannon between them cut 13 minutes from the film for release. See more »

Goofs

When Link was getting Voodoo out of the cage there was a lock on the cage, but Link toke it off when it needed a key. See more »

Quotes

Link: [On keyboard] COOCK PHONE.
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Written by Sam Coslow and Ralph Rainger
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The chimps are too good to be in this movie
16 July 1999 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This movie started off very well, and I was beginning to think that I had stumbled across a pleasant surprise. Unfortunately, things weren't nearly as interesting in the second half, and so I can't quite recommend this one. The best scenes are when the chimps are displaying their remarkable talents. In fact, the pleasure of watching the chimpanzees is almost enough to make up for the otherwise mediocre story. The novelty does wear off, though, and the film suffers badly as a result. Shue and Stamp are both effective, but the script simply runs out of steam in the second half. Watch only if you love chimps.


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