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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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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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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 »

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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 »

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Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: Junior was right. There is a parking problem in the city!
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Wrong Turn
Written and Performed by Jack Johnson
Courtesy of Brushfire / Universal Records
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Soooo Cute!
10 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First off I have to say that I am a huge Curious George fan and have been since I was a little girl. I have to admit that when I saw that they were making my beloved little monkey into a feature film, I was incredibly nervous that his legacy would be ruined. But the movie opened today and my boyfriend and I went to the first matinée at the theater and I LOVED it! I thought it was adorable and true to the style and story of the original book. I loved everything about it. The animation was great, it was nice to see something NOT computer animated for a change. Jack Johnson's music was a perfect fit and watching basically morphed me back 18 years into a 5 year old kid again. It brought me back to watching the old animated stories I watched with my little brother. I think this will be a great thing for getting kids to go and read the books as well. I was in a Borders later in the afternoon and saw two kids buying books and overheard a phone call asking about what books were carried there.

So whether you're 23 and fell in love with George as a kid or you have kids of your own, this is a must see. You'll forget your troubles for the length of the movie.


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