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Monkey Trouble (1994)

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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Katie
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Mark
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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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1.85 : 1
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The young lead is named Eva, after Franco Amurri's daughter. Eva Amurri's mother is Susan Sarandon. See more »

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When the monkey decides to run away form the gypsy he is wearing a black diaper. In the following outdoor shots the diaper is missing See more »

Quotes

Eva: EW! I am so not letting you eat lizards! From now on you are on a strict "no-yuck" diet.
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Crazy Credits

The film is dedicated "For Eva", after Eva Amurri, director Franco Amurri's daughter. See more »

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Referenced in Kicking and Screaming (1995) See more »

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VB RAP
Performed by Gee Boyz
Written by Tim Gedemer and Howard Drossin
Double Dog (BMI/ASCAP)
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My Favorite Kid's Movie of all time!!!
7 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Monkey Trouble is a funny and great movie for the whole family to watch starring.. Thora Birch (American Beauty, Hocus pocus) and Mimi Rogers (Ginger Snaps, Penny Dreadful) I just love the thought of people making a movie about where it seems like a little girl or kid is stealing and always getting in trouble like kids do, but it turns out to be their Monkey LOL!!! Props for this entertaining movie. I recommend that everyone run to their local BlockBuster and pick this cute film up. The Music on this film is also great with the movie's theme song Hey Hey were the Monkeys by the Monkeys, a very cool band way back when just like the Beatles.


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