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Monkey Trouble (1994)

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A young girl's life turns hairy when her new pet monkey turns out to be a trained pickpocket on the run from a scheming gypsy.

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Dodger
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Eva
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Azro
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Amy
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Tom
Adrian Johnson ...
Jack
Julian Johnson ...
Jack
Kevin Scannell ...
Peter
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Tessa
Robert Miranda ...
Drake
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Charlie
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Annie
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Storyline

Eva is a girl that is feeling left out and ignored when her new baby brother arrives. Nothing is going well for her, until she finds a new friend. Her new friend is Dodger, a monkey. Dodger and Eva become close friends and entertain crowds at the Boardwalk. That is, until Eva finds out that Dodger has a hidden talent - he's a trained thief. Written by Anonymous

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Eva's new friend has big eyes, hairy feet, and very sticky fingers. See more »


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Rated PG for a moment of menace | See all certifications »
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18 March 1994 (USA)  »

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$16,344,520 (USA)
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Azro calls the monkey "Fingers". The actor who plays Azro is Harvey Keitel, who played a character named Fingers in the movie Fingers (1978). See more »

Goofs

During the dinner scene Eva has corn on the cob on her plate that has clearly been completely eaten. After her friend Katie calls, the corn on her plate is back to being uneaten. See more »

Quotes

Azro: They tooked everything! She took the TV. She even took my frickin' FOOD!
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The film is dedicated "For Eva", after Eva Amurri, director Franco Amurri's daughter. See more »

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Features The Wabbit Who Came to Supper (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

WHO GETS DA LOOT
Performed by Quo
Written by JD Tru and Ross Hogarth
Courtesy of M II Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
JD Tru Music and Hoax Finoax Music (BMI)
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Good Family Viewing, But Pretty Unmemorable
30 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This little girl in here (played by Thora Birch) is a little annoying because of her constant lying. However, in the end - as in most stories that dealing with people who lie all the time - she sees that the troubles she's encountered are due to those prevarications.

The monkey in here is fun to watch. It was also nice to see Mimi Rogers in a wholesome and - gasp - even more shocking: Harvey Keitel not utter a bad word. Rogers and Christopher MacDonald play too-liberal parents, discipline- wise, but otherwise this is a pretty enjoyable lightweight film that moves along at a good clip.

It's not memorable, but it's family-safe and a decent movie for the adults, too.


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