Oscar, a baby chimpanzee is enjoying his life with his mother in the jungles along the Ivory Coast. Without warning, young Oscar is tragically orphaned during an attack from a rival group of chimpanzees. Afterwards, he attempts to survive on his own, and to be accepted by the other chimps. But Oscar struggles, until he is surprisingly adopted by the Alpha Male of his group.
For Oscar, every day is an adventure.
20 April 2012 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $10,673,748,
22 April 2012
Gross USA: $28,972,764
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $34,823,764
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
During its opening weekend, a portion of all proceeds was donated to the "See Chimpanzee, Save Chimpanzees" charity which was started by famed Chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall
. The charity helps build habitats, educates children and helps orphaned Chimpanzees. See more
Toward the end of the credits, we see the following text below the outtakes: "In 1960 there were a million chimpanzees in the wild. Today just one fifth of that number remain. To find out how you can help: www.disney.com/chimpanzee." See more
Written by Vincent DeGiorgio
(as Vincent Paul DeGiorgio), David Schreurs
(as David C. Schreurs)
Performed by Caro Emerald
Courtesy of Grandmono Records See more