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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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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

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Was a failed attempt by universal to revive traditional 2D hand drawn animation. See more »

Goofs

When ships are at a dock, they do not lower their anchors. They use ropes(lines) tied to capstans on the ship and dock to keep the ships in place. See more »

Quotes

Seen It Cab Driver: Now THAT, I haven't seen.
[pause]
Seen It Cab Driver: Okay, now I've seen it.
[leaves]
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End credits include reproductions of the original Curious George illustrations. See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Rock (1996) See more »

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Talk of the Town
Written and Performed by Jack Johnson
Courtesy of Brushfire / Universal Records
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Brings out the curiosity in all of us
18 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was just such an excellent movie. I saw it twice and believe it or not, I'm 17 years old. I work at the movie theater so it's free and all and I watched it one day work. The next day (Valentine's Day) I brought my little 8-year-old sister to see it with me. She loved it. There wasn't any high-complex comedy, just simple child's play, but done so well. Will Ferrell was great as the The Man In The Yellow Hat, his voice had a very friendly feel to it. I think the true magic is the way the artists made George look. Curiosity got the best of me when I asked "How did they get him to look like the coolest monkey in the world?" Every shot he's in you just can't help but look at him and how goofy/funny/cute/touching he looks. I will admit, a few scenes had me in stomach-aching-laughter. Especially the King Kong take-off scene where George is walking through the city and when he paints the apartment. A cheerful story for every young child and any teenager or adult with an open mind. Pure family fun.


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