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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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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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Get Carried Away With The Cutest Little Monkey Around! See more »


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10 February 2006 (USA)  »

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Jorge el curioso  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$536,512 (Australia) (25 August 2006)
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Was a failed attempt by universal to revive traditional 2D hand drawn animation. See more »

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We see The Man in the Yellow Hat using a camera cell phone. Several years before these phones were available, the Central Park Zoo was renovated and the cages were replaced by natural habitat animal enclosures. However, we see the old zoo with the animals in cages. See more »

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Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: The real way to learn anything is to go out and experience it and let your curiousity lead you.
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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 Grey's Anatomy: Blues for Sister Someone (2006) See more »

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Written and Performed by Jack Johnson
Courtesy of Brushfire / Universal Records
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Great Fun for everyone with a young heart!
8 February 2006 | by (Washington State, United States) – See all my reviews

From the very first moment that Curious George scampers onto the screen to begin his funny adventures, my heart was swept away with laughter. All my cares disappeared while my wife and I giggled with all the other kids, very young and very old, watching George do his best to do the right thing – only to get in more and more trouble from the adult animals all around. Soon George (a 'monkey' – actually a chimpanzee) finds better times with the animal children, whom he gathers around a chameleon that they light up like a rainbow disco strobe.

Sounds silly? It sure is, and more fun than an elephant with a smiley face painted by George on its butt! (Everyone screamed with laughter at that one.) Within less time than it takes George to settle down for the night, all alone, we're not watching a movie – we're living the adventure with him. For those who have read the Curious George books, you know (or soon remember) how the story goes. For those adults or kids who haven't read the books yet, let the story sweep you away.

For those interested in such curious things: this movie is animated, hand-drawn in vibrant primary colors with fun background music by Jack Johnson. It's faithful to the spirit and drawings of Margret and H.A. Rey who created the Curious George books. If you have any youth in your heart, you will be delightfully swept away by the good ship H.A. Rey into the antic-filled, lovely and gentle world of Curious George and his new family.

I had a gentle, fun good time seeing this movie with my wife (a grandma). So did the preview theater, full not only with kids of all ages with their parents & grandparents, but a couple in their 20's on a date! This is a really gentle, really good movie.


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