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Space Chimps (2008)

Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet.

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(screenplay) (as Kirk DeMicco), (screenplay) (as Rob Moreland) | 2 more credits »

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Ham (voice)
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Luna (voice)
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Zartog (voice)
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Titan (voice)
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Kilowatt (voice)
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Ringmaster (voice)
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Comet / Nava Boy (voice)
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Houston (voice)
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Dr. Jagu (voice)
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Dr. Bob (voice)
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Dr. Poole (voice)
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Dr. Smothers (voice)
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Senator (voice)
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Splork / Infinity Probe / Pappy Ham (voice)
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Ship Voice / Infinity Probe / Additional Voices (voice) (as Jessica Gee George)
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Ham III, the grandson of the first chimp astronaut, is blasted off into space by an opportunity-seeking senator. Soon, the fun-loving chimp has to get serious about the mission at hand; ridding a far-away planet of their nefarious leader. Fortunately for Ham III, two of his simian peers are along for the ride. Written by Anonymous

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18 July 2008 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,181,374 (USA) (18 July 2008)

Gross:

$30,105,968 (USA) (21 November 2008)
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Trivia

A laptop computer used by Comet sports a banana logo on the top, an obvious chimp parody of Apple computers. See more »

Goofs

The chimps are shown flipping switches and controlling the rocket during the launch, which would not happen as the rocket would be fully automated (as were the rockets that NASA used to launch chimpanzees in the 1950s). See more »

Quotes

Comet: What's your status?
Ham III: Single. But there's someone I've got my eye on.
Luna: Aw.
Ham III: It's Luna, in case you were wondering... Oh wait, are we talking about the mission status, here?
Houston: Yeah!
Ham III: Oh, well, everything's ok but we have no way to leave.
Houston: You still got the probe.
Luna: The probe? It wasn't designed to return to earth.
Titan: We'll just have to Chimprovize.
Ham III: You know, I kinda missed your stupid puns.
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Connections

Spoofs Toy Story (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Another Postcard
Written by Steven Page and Ed Robertson
Performed by Barenaked Ladies
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Horrible, horrible movie.
22 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We just got back from seeing this movie, and I still can't believe how bad it actually was.

I think my daughter chuckled once. I simply looked on in horror. The plot was awful. The aliens looked like they were scooped up from the cutting room floor of an old Barbie movie. Even the awesome Patrick Warburton was hopeless in this movie. I don't know what he was doing here. He must've bought a new summer home. They had things in this movie, I think they were supposed to be jokes, simply awful.

Sample Dialog: Boy monkey: "Follow me." Girl monkey: "Roger that!" Boy monkey: "Who's Roger? Is it serious?"

This may have been the worst movie I've ever seen in my life. Stay far away, you have been warned.

p.s. The fact that Mr. Ebert gave this movie 3 stars is the final proof that it's time for that wonderful man to hang it up.


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