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MVP: Most Vertical Primate (2001)

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MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the ... See full summary »

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Robert Vince
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernie Bernie ... Jack (as Berny)
Louie ... Louie
Jane Sowerby Jane Sowerby ... Julie
David Kaye ... Dave Bruce
Tony Alcantar ... Eric Clark
Cameron Bancroft ... Rob Poirier
Ray Galletti ... Max Brady (as Ray Galetti)
Troy Ruptash ... Tyson Fowler
Ian Bagg ... Olaf Shickedanz
Gus Lynch Gus Lynch ... Bud Fulton
Ian Goodman Ian Goodman ... Leo
Fred Keating ... Coach Miller
Craig March ... Coach Skinner
Brant Arnold-Smith Brant Arnold-Smith ... Sergei Bubalochov
Frank Topol Frank Topol ... Doug Knox
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MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the city, where he's befriended by Ben, a homeless skateboarder, and Ollie, a skate shop owner. Jack proves to be as adept at mastering the half-pipe as he does at delivering a slap shot, and before long, he and Ben are crashing amateur skateboarder competitions all over the country. Written by Anonymous

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The Most Valuable Primate Has Just Gone Vertical!

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Comedy | Family | Sport

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G | See all certifications »
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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

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Goofs

All the buses and bus stops seen are in the old BC Transit designs. BC Transit was the transit authority for Vancouver. A Vancouver SkyTrain sign is also seen at one point. See more »

Connections

Followed by MXP: Most Xtreme Primate (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Beautiful Day
Performed by John M. Rosenberg
Music & Lyrics by Brahm Wenger & John M. Rosenberg
Used by permission of Malvan Productions Music (BMI)
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Like Old Yeller, but with a skateboard, a monkey, and a homeless boy
22 December 2004 | by cfc3See all my reviews

I hate skateboarding, I don't care much for chimps, and I'm a 68 year old retired veteran. If my pansy grandson didn't whine like a dog that lost its leg when it got hit by a jeep, and then the dog had to crawl its way back to the house, I wouldn't have watched this movie. I'm glad I did. This chimp knows what 98% of Americans don't: he's gonna die. Once a person comes to grip with their own mortality, they'll ride a skateboard on a big ramp, or close their eyes and shoot until they stop hearing screams. This movie made me smile, it made me think, but most importantly it made me think I was smiling.

If all my men were like MVP, we would've walked out of Hanoi with a few more ears. But they weren't. They wanted out. Did they think I wanted to stay there?! Everyday I think back to what I could've done. Everyday I'm one step closer to dying. I'm glad I saw this movie before I did.


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