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Curious George (2006)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  10 February 2006 (USA)
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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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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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10 February 2006 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$536,512 (Australia) (25 August 2006)
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The ship that Ted boards to travel back to the U.S. from Africa is named "H.A. Rey". H.A. Rey was the original author of the 'Curious George' books. See more »

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Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: What's the difference between Neanderthal man and Cro-Magnon man? Linguistic competence and polychromatic cave paintings.
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Amazing
13 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My eight-year-old son said to me on the way out "Mom, that was the best movie I've ever seen".

Myself? I had my jaw dropped, tears in my eyes, and my spirits were soaring.

Finally - a movie you can take your kids to see with no "adult humor" that may or may not fly over your kids' heads. No farting or potty humor. A TRUE children's movie that does beautiful justice to the beloved books.

Outstanding traditional animation. Loved all the primary colors! Great soundtrack - just went out and bought it today. I am taking my kids to see this one in the theater again (a first for me), and we can't wait for it to come out on DVD.

Thanks Ron Howard - you have a winner here.


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