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Curious George (2006)

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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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Ken Kaufman (screenplay), Ken Kaufman (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Welker ... George (voice)
Will Ferrell ... Ted - Man with the Yellow Hat (voice)
Shane Baumel ... Kid (voice)
Timyra-Joi Beatty Timyra-Joi Beatty ... Kid (voice)
Eugene Levy ... Clovis (voice)
Christopher Chen Christopher Chen ... Kid (voice)
Jessie Flower ... Kid (voice)
Dick Van Dyke ... Mr. Bloomsberry (voice)
Alexander Gould ... Kid (voice)
Terrence Hardy Jr. ... Kid (voice) (as Terrence Hardy)
Hailey Noelle Johnson ... Kid (voice)
Kelsey Lansdowne ... Kid (voice)
Ariel Winter ... Kid (voice)
Drew Barrymore ... Maggie (voice)
David Cross ... Junior (voice)
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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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Welcome to the world of Curious George! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jorge el curioso See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,703,405, 12 February 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$58,640,119

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$71,052,604
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Runtime:

| (Ontario)

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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The ship that takes Ted and George to the U.S. is named "H.A. Rey", after the author of the Curious George books. See more »

Goofs

In the balloon scene when Ted is chasing George, Ted is tied to a bundle of balloons and holding a kite to pull him along. He then catches and holds George with both hands. In the next scene Ted is holding the kite again in his hand being pulled along with George. See more »

Quotes

Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: Anyone can memorize facts and figures, the key is to just venture into the unknown let your curiosity take hold.
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Crazy Credits

End credits include reproductions of the original Curious George illustrations. See more »


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Written and Performed by Jack Johnson
Courtesy of Brushfire / Universal Records
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A sure bet for preschoolers and kids at heart.
20 February 2006 | by alane8500See all my reviews

Anymore animated movies are trying to appeal to adult audiences with crude humor, and double meanings. If I wanted to see an adult movie, I would get a babysitter. This is a movie FOR CHILDREN. I took my 2 and 3 year old girls to see it. It is a visually stunning rendering of the classic children's books. George is wholesome, endearing, and charming. The whimsical animation style breathes life to the character we remember fondly from our youth. He exudes youthful exuberance and energy and mischief.

It is a true G rated movie. I would say it reminds me of Classic Disney but even Cinderella had its wicked stepmother and Sleeping Beauty definitely had its scary moments. There is nothing here to frighten even the smallest children. Only delight them!


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