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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

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2001 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

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 »


Soundtracks

Two Friends
Performed by Julie Thiel
Music & Lyrics by Brahm Wenger & John M. Rosenberg
Used by permission of Malvan Productions Music (BMI)
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Sad Monkey
15 March 2010 | by curryspiceSee all my reviews

This movie is about a radical skateboarding monkey who can skate a half-pipe, I guess? Sounds cool, but did you know that this monkey went on tour? My friend told me this story, but I am sure there were enough people in the audience this day to validate it.

One day my pal went to see the MVP at our local skate park. He was supposed to drop into the half-pipe. I guess they loaded him out of the truck, and he was looking pretty sad, wearing this diaper. He stood on the edge of the pipe for a while, and then just FELL in! When he bailed, he crapped his pants. His trainers grabbed him out of the pipe, hauled him back into the truck, and drove away. Poor dirty monkey.

People shouldn't use monkeys as hilarious gags. It's funnier when humans are doing/saying idiotic things.


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