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


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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

Animated movie debut of Will Ferrell. See more »

Goofs

Set in the 21st century, as indicated by Ted's camera cell phone. Yet the Central Park Zoo is shown with its 20th-century cages, which were replaced by natural habitat enclosures before the century's end. See more »

Quotes

Seen It Cab Driver: Now THAT, I haven't seen.
[pause]
Seen It Cab Driver: Okay, now I've seen it.
[leaves]
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Andy Barker, P.I.: Pilot (2007) See more »

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Supposed to Be
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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