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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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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:

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

Gross:

$536,512 (Australia) (25 August 2006)
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Trivia

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

Goofs

Although George has always been called a monkey, he is actually a chimpanzee, which is a type of ape. Monkeys have tails. See more »

Quotes

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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Crazy Credits

End credits include reproductions of the original Curious George illustrations. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Baby Daddy: Curious Georgie (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Upside Down
Written and 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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