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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)
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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Taglines:

Show Me The Monkey! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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

Gross USA:

$58,360,760

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$69,834,815
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Frank Welker played George again in the Curious George (2006) television series. See more »

Goofs

When ships are at a dock, they do not lower their anchors. They use ropes(lines) tied to capstans on the ship and dock to keep the ships in place. See more »

Quotes

Cab Driver: There's no screaming in cabs!
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Crazy Credits

George is heard laughing at the end of the movie. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

The Sharing Song
Written by Zach Gill and Adam Topol
Performed by Jack Johnson
Courtesy of Brushfire / Universal Records
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Very pleasant surprise
13 February 2006 | by manicgeckoSee all my reviews

Here I am, taking my 2 year old to a movie expecting to be bored stiff. Much to my surprise, my 8 year old also enjoyed it, and my 2 year old sat enraptured and watched the entire movie without a peep. And then talked non-stop about it for the next couple days. That is enough for a positive rating, but I also found myself enjoying this cute movie. Usually for that to happen the movie makers have to put in scenes just for the parents that the kids don't get at all, not here, I found myself chuckling at the same things my daughter did. Just simple innocent monkey business and a bumbling Will Ferrel, it needs no more. I even thought the additions by Jack Lullaby Johnson added to the movie, not just to put the parents asleep. We will definitely end up with this movie on our shelves for the kids, and even the parents can watch it one or 2 more times without going out of our minds with the typical substitute stupid for cute fare that usually passes for children movies.


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