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Going Bananas (1987)

 -  Comedy  -  12 February 1988 (USA)
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Deep in Africa's exotic Momba-Zomba Land, young David Menden-Hall (Over the Top) befriends a mischievous little chimpanzee--only to discover the critter can talk! Soon, his friends Joe (Dom... See full summary »

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Big Bad Joe Hopkins
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Mozambo (as Jimmie C. Walker)
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Ben McNamara
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Bonzo
Warren Berlinger ...
Palermo
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Captain Mackintosh
Len Sparrowhawk ...
Ship's Captain
Peter J. Elliott ...
First Mate / Clown #2
Fats Dibeco ...
Sergeant Abdul
Graham Armitage ...
Cake Waiter
Mike Westcott ...
Robert Anderson, American Ambassador
Philip Van der Byl ...
Clown #1
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Clown #3
Irene Frangs ...
Nurse
Simpson Correra ...
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Deep in Africa's exotic Momba-Zomba Land, young David Menden-Hall (Over the Top) befriends a mischievous little chimpanzee--only to discover the critter can talk! Soon, his friends Joe (Dom DeLuise) and Mozambo (Jimmie Walker) are going ape trying to save the chatty chimp after he's sold to the circus by crooked police chief Herbert Lom (The Pink Panther)! It's one cliff-hanger after another as the three friends embark on a zany, slapstick safari into non-stop monkeyshines! Written by Wayne Russell

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Ship's Captain: He's going to the jungles of Africa, slippers won't save him.
Big Bad Joe: Captain, I've been appointed as this boy's caretaker for the remainder of this journey.
Ben: Captain, my father arranged for a guide to meet us.
Ship's Captain: A guide huh? He'll probably eat you
[laughs]
Ship's Captain: .
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It could have been better, but their is still some laughs......
13 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i am one who has watched "Going Bananas", and frankly i didn't think it was awful!!!! it may not have been the best comedy in the world I agree, but when children watch it as I have, they do not understand a better comedy, but simply enjoy the activities of the monkey which I am sure puts a smile on their face. I too have laughed at the simple gestures, sounds, and of course majority of the skits. In truth a lot of people may find it awful because compared to so many movies that are made now, its screen looks generic.. It looks like you made it in the back yard, but honestly a movie started somewhere, and somehow, and what do you expect? it was a movie made a long time ago!


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