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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:

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

Universal's last traditionally animated film. 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

Animal Control Receptionist: Animal Control Hotline. How can we help you?
Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: I need you to come to the Bloomsbury Institute right away. There's a very dangerous monkey.
Animal Control Receptionist: Can you describe dangerous, sir?
Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: Well, he's frothing at the mouth, has teeth like Ginzu knives, and-and crazy eyes. He's a killer! Listen to this
[makes monkey noises]
Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: Hey, put down that child! Oh, the horror!
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Crazy Credits

George is heard laughing at the end of the movie. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Arrested Development: The B. Team (2013) See more »

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Upside Down
Written and Performed by Jack Johnson
Courtesy of Brushfire / Universal Records
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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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