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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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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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He's cute. He's cuddly. He's a klepto. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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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

Azro: [message on answering machine] It's the machine. You know what to do!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Monkey Trouble (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

MONKEY SHINES
Written and Performed by Robert J. Walsh
Courtesy of Screenmusic International
Screenmusic International (BMI)
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Flawed, corny, predictable family fun flick
20 May 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Monkey Trouble" tells of an organ grinder's (Keitel) pickpocket monkey who abandons his boss and adopts a young girl (Birch) leading to much monkey business. All of the human actors in this corny flick are upstaged by the monkey star whose antics make this predictable family comedy worth watching. Nuff said.


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