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Going Bananas (1987)

PG  |   |  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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Mozambo (as Jimmie C. Walker)
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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 ...
Dentist / Tour Guide
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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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Clyde the Organgatan from the hit Clint Eastwood films, Every Which Way But Loose and Every Which Way You Can showed up at Menahem Golan's office in which he shamelessly pitched this film to Clyde's agents in an attempt to sign him for his Cannon productions. See more »

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Mozambo: Are you the captain of this here bucket?
Ship's Captain: This is the African Queen, not some bucket! It's a ship, and it's my ship, and you can go to hell!
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People need to really grow up.
4 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just saw the reviews on Meet the Spartans, The Comebacks and SuperBad. Those movies are kind of R-like rated movies. They were intended to entertain.

I looked up this movie, just to see if people with "common sense" would refer to it, as a family cute comedy. But no, again, I'll say it, "Tom Hanks" isn't in it. His boring movie "Big" is a classic and in a shrine. Boring as it was back in the 80's and even now.

This movie, caught my attention as a kid, due to a main character, a monkey. The movie had a perfect cast. I've gotten my friends started on this movie and they agree, "wonderful family comedy". It is made in the mid to late 80's, so for a funny clean hearted movie, how can any "loser" find anything negative about it. That's right, no Tom Hanks.

The same people who have said negative things about each and every good comedy I liked believed that Will middle age Ferrell is funny. When he's not funny but annoying looking. His movies are considered good, but why? If you can find this movie on DVD, but it asap, "absolute classic".


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