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
Did You Know?
When Menahem Golan couldn't sign Clyde The Orangatan from the Clint Eastwood films to star in this film, he presented Director Boaz Davidson with a little person (who would eventually dress up as a monkey) and brazenly told him, "Meet your new monkey!" See more
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.
Captain, my father arranged for a guide to meet us.
A guide huh? He'll probably eat you