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Space Chimps (2008)

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Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet.

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(as Kirk DeMicco)

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(screenplay) (as Kirk DeMicco), (screenplay) (as Rob Moreland) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ham (voice)
... Luna (voice)
... Zartog (voice)
... Titan (voice)
... Kilowatt (voice)
... Ringmaster (voice)
... Comet / Nava Boy (voice)
... Houston (voice)
... Dr. Jagu (voice)
... Dr. Bob (voice)
... Dr. Poole (voice)
... Dr. Smothers (voice)
... Senator (voice)
... Splork / Infinity Probe / Pappy Ham (voice)
... Ship Voice / Infinity Probe / Additional Voices (voice) (as Jessica Gee George)
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Storyline

Ham III, the grandson of the first chimp astronaut, is blasted off into space by an opportunity-seeking senator. Soon, the fun-loving chimp has to get serious about the mission at hand; ridding a far-away planet of their nefarious leader. Fortunately for Ham III, two of his simian peers are along for the ride. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

18 July 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chimps  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,181,374, 20 July 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,105,968, 23 November 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$64,762,724, 29 March 2009
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Trivia

The teaser ad premiered June 20th, 2008, during a Fox broadcast of the 2001 remake of "Planet of the Apes". See more »

Goofs

The chimps are shown flipping switches and controlling the rocket during the launch, which would not happen as the rocket would be fully automated (as were the rockets that NASA used to launch chimpanzees in the 1950s). See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Houston: Oh, Lord.
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Connections

Followed by Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Another Postcard
Written by Steven Page and Ed Robertson
Performed by Barenaked Ladies
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Our whole family loved it.
23 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

Some pretty harsh comments about this movie and I don't know why. As an adult I found it funny and Titan was cast perfectly.

There was even a good message or two and some well camouflaged adult type humor in there. We liked it and we would buy it. One or two things in the show almost raised a red flag (ie: scary cave monster), but it wasn't that bad. I say enjoy!

Some of my favorite parts were with the rocket-scientists though and a little more investigation into the cast reveals some interesting characters. I gave this an 8 out of 10 and maybe I was feeling a little generous but it made me laugh.


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