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Monkey Kingdom (2015)

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A nature documentary that follows a newborn monkey and its mother as they struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who ... See full summary »

Directors:

Mark Linfield, Alastair Fothergill (co-director)

Writers:

Mark Linfield, Kate Kondell (narration consultant)

Star:

Tina Fey
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Tina Fey ... Narrator (voice)
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A nature documentary that follows a newborn monkey and its mother as they struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who live in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of Sri Lanka. Written by Disneynature

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Adventure is in full swing.

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Monkey Kingdom See more »

Filming Locations:

Sri Lanka See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,577,861, 19 April 2015

Gross USA:

$16,432,322

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,839,663
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This documentary is mostly filmed in the sacred city of Pollonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. It is open to the public and admission is free. The iconic buildings that can be seen in this documentary are named Kiri Vehera, Menik Vehera, and Rankoth Vehera (seen on the blu ray/DVD cover art). See more »

Goofs

At 26:29, the film shows a waterfalls which is actually Jog Falls in Karnataka, India . This is located about 1500 kilometers away from Sri Lanka in a different country. See more »

Connections

Edited into Growing Up Wild (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

IT'S OUR WORLD
Written by Matthew Tishler, Felicia Barton, Aaron Benward
Produced by Matthew Tishler
Performed by Jacquie Lee
Courtesy of Atlantic Record Corporation
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A Terrific Documentary By TheGreat Walt Disney.

Monkey Kingdom is a 2015 nature documentary film directed by Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill and narrated by Tina Fey. The documentary is about a family of monkeys living in ancient ruins founded in the jungles of Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka.

Maya is a toque macaque whose world is changed when her son Kip becomes part of her extended family. Maya's family has its share of diverse personalities and she wishes her son to have the best advantages for advancing within the family's social strata. When their home is overrun by a neighboring tribe of monkeys, the family has to find a new home. Maya uses her inherent smarts to lead the family to new resources, but it develops that the entire group will have to cooperate in order to reclaim their original home, where Maya wishes to advance her son's future within the family.

Indeed A Terrific Movie From The Great Walt Disney Who Make Perfect Films.


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