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

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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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Trivia

The young lead is named Eva, after Franco Amurri's daughter. Eva Amurri's mother is Susan Sarandon. See more »

Goofs

Late in the film, Eva's little brother runs out of a bedroom to get their mother. He is barefoot, but he runs back in wearing shoes. 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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The film is dedicated "For Eva", after Eva Amurri, director Franco Amurri's daughter. See more »

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Referenced in Shameful Sequels: Robocop 3 (2014) See more »

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Performed by Gee Boyz
Written by Tim Gedemer and Howard Drossin
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A Family Classic!!!
29 March 1999 | by (Markham,Ontario) – See all my reviews

"Monkey Trouble" is a really great movie. It will please everyone. I think "Thora Birch" is going to become a really good actress. But the real star in this movie is her pet monkey called "Dodger". Its amazing what they can do.

Harvey Keitel was excellent, and gives an outstanding performance as the bad guy. All in all a great movie, that I wanted in my disc collection.


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