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
Eva's new friend has big eyes, hairy feet, and very sticky fingers.
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Did You Know?
Director Franco Amurri
was inspired to make the film because of the constant pleading of his young daughter for a pet. See more
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
[message on answering machine
It's the machine. You know what to do!
The film is dedicated "For Eva", after Eva Amurri, director Franco Amurri's daughter. See more
References The Wizard of Oz
Performed by The Aintree Boys
Written by Dylan MacAlinion and Granville Ames
Double Clutch Music/Big Barn Music (BMI) See more