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MVP: Most Vertical Primate (2001)

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MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the ... See full summary »

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MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the city, where he's befriended by Ben, a homeless skateboarder, and Ollie, a skate shop owner. Jack proves to be as adept at mastering the half-pipe as he does at delivering a slap shot, and before long, he and Ben are crashing amateur skateboarder competitions all over the country. Written by Anonymous

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The Most Valuable Primate Has Just Gone Vertical!

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Ron's trailer starts out with British Columbia license plates but when they arrive in "Seattle" it's suddenly a Washington plate. Considering that Ron said he was driving all the way up to Nelson (which is in British Columbia), it seems highly unlikely he would switch license plates in between. See more »

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Followed by MXP: Most Xtreme Primate (2004) See more »

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Written and Performed by Junction 18
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Like Old Yeller, but with a skateboard, a monkey, and a homeless boy
22 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

I hate skateboarding, I don't care much for chimps, and I'm a 68 year old retired veteran. If my pansy grandson didn't whine like a dog that lost its leg when it got hit by a jeep, and then the dog had to crawl its way back to the house, I wouldn't have watched this movie. I'm glad I did. This chimp knows what 98% of Americans don't: he's gonna die. Once a person comes to grip with their own mortality, they'll ride a skateboard on a big ramp, or close their eyes and shoot until they stop hearing screams. This movie made me smile, it made me think, but most importantly it made me think I was smiling.

If all my men were like MVP, we would've walked out of Hanoi with a few more ears. But they weren't. They wanted out. Did they think I wanted to stay there?! Everyday I think back to what I could've done. Everyday I'm one step closer to dying. I'm glad I saw this movie before I did.


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