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


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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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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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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: Can I have my hat please? I kinda need my hat. The sun is hot, and I freckle, and not the good way, either. I blotch.
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End credits include reproductions of the original Curious George illustrations. See more »

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Referenced in Andy Barker, P.I.: Dial M for Laptop (2007) 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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A kids movie that is actually for kids
21 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I took my two-year-old son to see this movie, his first in a theater, and we both had a great time. Curious George is a light-hearted, sweet movie that portrays our little monkey's mayhem without resorting to manic pacing, blaring music or wise-cracking.

In fact, the makers deliberately put very little into the movie that is aimed over the children's head and at the parents. So, unlike a Shrek or a Toy Story movie, there was never an instance of a joke that mommy and daddy laugh at and the kids miss. All the jokes are shared.

So, see this movie with a small one. It probably isn't 'slick' enough for anyone over 8. People without small children can take a pass. The most hard core Curious George fans can rent the DVD.


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