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Will Ferrell stars as The Man in the Yellow Hat, a gentleman who looks after his pet monkey - an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him.

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Animated antics of the curious little monkey named George. He gets into trouble but also saves the day. Whether he visits a ketchup factory, a green house, the park, the zoo, the beach, a ... See full summary »

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The man with the yellow hat named Ted Shackleford works at a natural history museum that's fallen on hard times. The museum director's son wants to turn it into a parking lot, but Ted offers to bring back a mysterious idol from Africa that's guaranteed to pull in crowds. Unfortunately, the idol turns out to be three inches tall. But Ted accidentally brings back a lonely yet irrepressible monkey, soon dubbed George. They set off on a non-stop action, fun-filled journey through the wonders of the big city toward the warmth of true friendship. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Show Me The Monkey! See more »


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10 February 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jorge el curioso  »

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Opening Weekend:

$255,505 (Australia) (18 August 2006)

Gross:

$536,512 (Australia) (25 August 2006)
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Trivia

Was originally going to be made into a live action film in the early the 1990s. See more »

Goofs

Although George has always been called a monkey, he is actually a chimpanzee, which is a type of ape. Monkeys have tails. See more »

Quotes

Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: Anyone can memorize facts and figures, the key is to just venture into the unknown let your curiosity take hold.
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George touches the Imagine Entertainment logo, which dissipates into ripples of water, segueing into the movie. See more »

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Referenced in Knocked Up (2007) See more »

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The Sharing Song
Written by Zach Gill and Adam Topol
Performed by Jack Johnson
Courtesy of Brushfire / Universal Records
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A sure bet for preschoolers and kids at heart.
20 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anymore animated movies are trying to appeal to adult audiences with crude humor, and double meanings. If I wanted to see an adult movie, I would get a babysitter. This is a movie FOR CHILDREN. I took my 2 and 3 year old girls to see it. It is a visually stunning rendering of the classic children's books. George is wholesome, endearing, and charming. The whimsical animation style breathes life to the character we remember fondly from our youth. He exudes youthful exuberance and energy and mischief.

It is a true G rated movie. I would say it reminds me of Classic Disney but even Cinderella had its wicked stepmother and Sleeping Beauty definitely had its scary moments. There is nothing here to frighten even the smallest children. Only delight them!


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