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Curious George (2006)

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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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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museum | hat | yellow | monkey | shrine | See All (71) »

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Release Date:

10 February 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jorge el curioso  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,703,405 (USA) (12 February 2006)

Gross:

$58,640,119 (USA)
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Trivia

The ship that takes Ted and George to the U.S. is named H.A. Rey, after the author of the Curious George books. See more »

Goofs

When the ship leaves New York to go to Africa, the map of the trip shows the ship leaving from the east coast of Florida. See more »

Quotes

Ivan: [with a thick Russian accent] If I find pet, you are evicted.
Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: E-what-ed?
Ivan: [enunciating] E-vic-ted
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Crazy Credits

George touches the Imagine Entertainment logo, which dissipates into ripples of water, segueing into the movie. See more »

Connections

Follows The Adventures of Curious George (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Talk of the Town
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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