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Curious George (2006)

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.

Writers:

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)
Michaela Jill Murphy ... Kid (voice) (as Jessie Flower)
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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Certificate:

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Trivia

Ed Begley, Jr. was considered for the role of Mr. Bloomsberry. See more »

Goofs

Set in the 21st century, as indicated by Ted's camera cell phone. Yet the Central Park Zoo is shown with its 20th-century cages, which were replaced by natural habitat enclosures before the century's end. See more »

Quotes

Ted, The Man with the Yellow Hat: Junior was right. There is a parking problem in the city!
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Crazy Credits

George touches the Imagine Entertainment logo, which dissipates into ripples of water, segueing into the movie. See more »

Connections

Followed by Curious George Swings Into Spring (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Wrong Turn
Written and Performed by Jack Johnson
Courtesy of Brushfire / Universal Records
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User Reviews

 
True to Spirit
29 January 2006 | by dharper-12See all my reviews

Attended the world premiere yesterday for Curious George. The movie is true to the spirit of the original work of the Reys'. For a full-length animated feature that was under a tremendous production schedule (not counting the 14+ years of development), Imagine Entertainment really pulled it together quite well. The traditional 2-D animation, a collaboration of from animators in over 10 countries, is very good and a nice throwback and change from all the CGI animation more prevalent today. What really makes this film are the songs by Jack Johnson--the two fit together perfectly. Overall, this is a cute movie and a perfect way to spend an afternoon or evening with your young children. For those adults who grew up with Curious George, they too will not be disappointed in the film's light-hearted, warm approach to the original character.


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Official Sites:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,703,405, 12 February 2006

Gross USA:

$58,360,760

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$69,865,924
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| (Ontario)

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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