Movies about monkeys

List of the best movies about monkeys selected by visitors to our site: Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Planet of the Apes, Kong: Skull Island, Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Dunston Checks In, MXP: Most Xtreme Primate, Mighty Joe Young, The Legend of Tarzan, The Jungle Bunch, Ooops! Noah is Gone....

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersMonkeys, Scientists, Inventors
PlotFreedom, Uprising, Viruses
PlaceLaboratory
StyleMakes me think, Touching, Exciting, Fascinating

Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects – especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.

Planet of the Apes (2001)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersMonkeys, Astronauts
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Survival, Slavery
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Unexpected ending, Worth watching

After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade.

Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Vietnam, China
Duration02:17
CharactersMonkeys, Monsters, Military
PlotSurvival, Death, Adventure, Expeditions, Chase, Fear
PlaceIslands, Jungle
StyleExciting, Unexpected ending

Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.

Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersMonkeys
PlotRevolution, Survival, Adventure, Rivalry, Uprising
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleExciting, Disturbing

The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a community of human mutants who live beneath a destroyed city try to conquer those whom they perceive as enemies. All leading to the finale.

Dunston Checks In (1996)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersMonkeys, Family, Dogs, Teens
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts
PlaceHotels

Hotel manager Robert Grant is forced by his boss to postpone his family vacation when a hotel critic checks in. Trouble is, the critic is really a villainous jewel thief with an orangutan assistant named Dunston. When Dunston gets loose and tries to escape a life of crime -- aided by Robert's sons -- havoc, hijinks and lots of laughs abound!

MXP: Most Xtreme Primate (2004)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrecomedy, family, sport
CountryCanada
Duration00:15
CharactersMonkeys

The 2000's Most Valuable Primate is back, this time on a snowboard.

Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersAnimals, Monkeys, Friends, Family, Losers
PlotAdventure, Growing up, Justice, Chase
PlaceJungle, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Touching

As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When Gregg O'Hara arrives from California and sees the animal, he convinces Jill that Joe would be safest at his wildlife refuge. But Strasser follows them to the U.S., intent on capturing Joe for himself.

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:19
CharactersMonkeys, Kings, Snipers, Hunters, Crocodiles
PlotDeath, Martial Arts, Survival, Expeditions, Slavery, Chase
PlaceJungle, Mountains, Ships, Village
StyleUnexpected ending

Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.

The Jungle Bunch (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance
Duration01:52
CharactersMonkeys, Penguin, Tigers, Fish, Frogs
PlotMartial Arts, Volcanoes
PlaceJungle, Beach
StyleFor children

Maurice may look like a penguin - but he's a real tiger inside! Raised by a tigress, he's the clumsiest kung-fu master ever. Along with his friends, The Jungle Bunch, he intends to maintain order and justice in the jungle, as his mother did before he. But Igor, an evil koala, wants to destroy the jungle once and for all—helped by his army of silly baboons.

Ooops! Noah is Gone... (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryGermany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersMonkeys, Elephants, Dogs, Family, Lions, Wolves, Whale
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, Survival, Adventure
PlaceShips

It's the end of the world. A flood is coming. Luckily for Dave and his son Finny, a couple of clumsy Nestrians, an Ark has been built to save all animals. But as it turns out, Nestrians aren't allowed. Sneaking on board with the involuntary help of Hazel and her daughter Leah, two Grymps, they think they're safe. Until the curious kids fall off the Ark. Now Finny and Leah struggle to survive the flood and hungry predators and attempt to reach the top of a mountain, while Dave and Hazel must put aside their differences, turn the Ark around and save their kids. It's definitely not going to be smooth sailing.

Rampage (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersGiants, Wolves, Friends, Monkeys, Lifeguards, Crocodiles, Military, Monsters
PlotKiller animals, Genetic experiments, Chase, Fear
PlaceHelicopters, Chicago, Laboratory
StyleFor a group of friends, Exciting, Touching, Disturbing, Fascinating

Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created alpha predators tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with a discredited genetic engineer to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend.

Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (2010)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:16
CharactersMonkeys, Heroes, Friends, Family, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Alien invasion
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleFor children, Exciting

Comet longs to be taken seriously as a full-fledged space chimp. He journeys to the fantastical Planet Malgor and bonds with the adorable alien Kilowatt, living out his ultimate fantasy. However, it's time for Comet to prove himself when the feared alien ruler Zartog takes over Mission Control! Comet must show he has the right stuff, and join fellow chimps Ham, Luna and Titan, to save the day.

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration02:01
CharactersMonkeys, Thieves, Horses, Snipers, Special Forces
PlotWar, Obsession, Survival, Revenge, Prison Break, Slavery, Viruses, Travel
PlaceMountains, Jungle, Village, Caves
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleTense, Unexpected ending

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

Monkey King Reloaded (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration01:13
CharactersMonkeys, Heroes
PlotAdventure
StyleFor children

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Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersElephants, Animals, Monkeys, Family, Scientists, Heroes, Friends, Partners, Teachers
PlotAdventure, Snow
PlaceJungle
StyleFor children, Light

One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home

Styx (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama
CountryGermany, Austria
Duration01:08
CharactersLifeguards, Doctors, Monkeys
PlotShipwreck, Holidays
PlaceYachts, Sea
TimeNight

Rike is forty, a successful doctor whose job demands everything of her. She intends to use her much-needed annual holiday to fulfill her long-cherished dream of sailing alone from Gibraltar to Ascension, a small tropical island in the middle of the Atlantic. Her desire for a carefree holiday seems to be coming to pass but then, after a storm, her beautiful adventure suddenly turns into an unprecedented challenge when she spots a badly damaged, hopelessly overloaded refugee boat nearby.

Batman Ninja (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, cartoon
CountryJapan, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersNinja, Superhero, Dogs, Horses, Monkeys, Birds, Criminals
PlotTime machine, Martial Arts, Time travel, Motorcycles, Weapon
PlaceJapan, Castle
TimeNight
StyleFancy, DC

Gorilla Grodd's time displacement machine transports many of Batman's worst enemies to feudal Japan —along with the Dark Knight and a few of his allies. The villains take over the forms of the feudal lords that rule the divided land, with the Joker taking the lead among the warring factions. As his traditional high-tech weaponry is exhausted almost immediately, Batman must rely on his intellect and his allies —including Catwoman and the extended Bat-family— to restore order to the land, and return to present-day Gotham City.

The Emoji Movie (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.3)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersFriends, Monkeys
PlotTime travel, Dancing, Adventure, Internet
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting, Touching

Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.

Zoology (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryRussia, Germany, France
Duration01:45
CharactersMothers, Monkeys, Lions, Hairdressers, Panther
PlotLove, Dancing
PlaceRussia, Zoos, Beach

Natasha is a lonely, middle-aged admin employee at the zoo who still lives at home with her mother. One day her life is turned upside down when she discovers she has grown a tail…

Open at Night (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:49
CharactersMonkeys
PlotLove, Money, Intrigue
PlaceFrance, Paris, Zoos
TimeNight

One night to change everything. One night to save a theater, one night to change one's perspective about life. Luigi will push and pull Faeza with him everywhere around Paris an entire night to save his theater.




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