Eva is a girl that is feeling left out and ignored when her new baby brother arrives. Nothing is going well for her, until she finds a new friend. Her new friend is Dodger, a monkey. Dodger and Eva become close friends and entertain crowds at the Boardwalk. That is, until Eva finds out that Dodger has a hidden talent - he's a trained thief.
He's cute. He's cuddly. He's a klepto.
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Did You Know?
Co-Writer and Director Franco Amurri
was inspired to make the film, because of the constant pleading of his young daughter for a pet. See more
The movie is mostly set in Los Angeles, California. Near the end of the film when the police car enters the park while searching for Eva up until Tom finds Azro, the lights on the front of the squad car are turned on and missing a steady red light. In California, according to the vehicle code, all emergency and law enforcement vehicles are required to have a steady red light facing forward. See more
[looking official and impersonal behind dark glasses
Sorry, we don't take Minors, Company rules.
I'm not a Minor, I'm in a major hurry!
[lowering his sunglasses to indicate that he is a bit human and understanding after all
You got money?
[Takes out a big wad of Cash, the Driver nods *o.k.*
[the Driver takes off
The film is dedicated "For Eva", after Eva Amurri, director Franco Amurri's daughter. See more
Referenced in Kicking and Screaming
Performed by The Aintree Boys
Written by Dylan MacAlinion and Granville Ames
Double Clutch Music/Big Barn Music (BMI) See more