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Curious George (2006)

The Man in the Yellow Hat is an oddball museum employee who looks after his pet monkey - an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him.

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Cast

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George (voice)
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Ted - Man with the Yellow Hat (voice)
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Kid (voice)
Timyra-Joi Beatty ...
Kid (voice)
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Clovis (voice)
Christopher Chen ...
Kid (voice)
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Kid (voice)
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Mr. Bloomsberry (voice)
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Kid (voice)
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Kid (voice) (as Terrence Hardy)
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Kid (voice)
Kelsey Lansdowne ...
Kid (voice)
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Kid (voice)
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Maggie (voice)
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Junior (voice)
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Storyline

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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Release Date:

10 February 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jorge el curioso  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,703,405 (USA) (10 February 2006)

Gross:

$58,336,565 (USA) (28 April 2006)
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Trivia

When Clovis, the contractor inventor for the museum, comes to Ted's office for his payment, Ted quickly comes out into the hall and closes his door in order to prevent George being discovered. On the wall is a museum display of arrow points. Clovis is also the name of a famous prehistoric arrowhead manufacturing site. See more »

Goofs

At his apartment, Ted lowers the venetian blinds and the slats fall irregularly. In the next shot, the shadows of the blinds on Ted's back are even. When Ted turns around and sees the hat on the ground, the blinds are irregular again. See more »

Quotes

Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: Junior was right. There is a parking problem in the city!
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Crazy Credits

George is heard laughing at the end of the movie. See more »

Connections

Version of Curious George (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

The Sharing Song
Written by Zach Gill and Adam Topol
Performed by Jack Johnson
Courtesy of Brushfire / Universal Records
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True to Spirit
29 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Attended the world premiere yesterday for Curious George. The movie is true to the spirit of the original work of the Reys'. For a full-length animated feature that was under a tremendous production schedule (not counting the 14+ years of development), Imagine Entertainment really pulled it together quite well. The traditional 2-D animation, a collaboration of from animators in over 10 countries, is very good and a nice throwback and change from all the CGI animation more prevalent today. What really makes this film are the songs by Jack Johnson--the two fit together perfectly. Overall, this is a cute movie and a perfect way to spend an afternoon or evening with your young children. For those adults who grew up with Curious George, they too will not be disappointed in the film's light-hearted, warm approach to the original character.


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