Movies about monkeys

Movies about monkeys
List of the best movies about monkeys selected by visitors to our site: Planet of the Apes, King Kong, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Planet of the Apes, King Kong, Mighty Joe Young, Buddy, Max My Love, Link, The One and Only Ivan.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Planet of the Apes (2001)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

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.

King Kong (2005)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA, Germany
Duration03:07

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:45

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 (1968)
Duration01:52

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

King Kong (1933)
Duration01:40

An adventure film about a film crew in search of a monster on a remote island. The crew finds King Kong and decides to take him back to New York as a money making spectacle. The film is a masterpiece of Stop-Motion in filmmaking history and inspired a line of King Kong films.

Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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.

Buddy (1997)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.

Max My Love (1986)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:38

The wife of a British diplomat in Paris takes a chimpanzee as her lover.

Link (1986)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:43

Young graduate student Jane Chase becomes the new assistant to an eccentric zoology professor at the remote home he shares with two brilliant chimpanzees and an elderly orangutan butler named Link. But when one of the chimps is found dead and the professor mysteriously disappears, Link becomes dangerously aggressive towards Jane. Now, the time for “monkey business” is over and the true terror is about to begin.

The One and Only Ivan (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, comedy, adventure, family, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.

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Who Gets the Dog? (2016)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

A couple going through a divorce squabble over custody of their beloved dog.

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration02:19

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 Book (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan

In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet collide in a spectacular battle for the ages.

Zoombies (2016)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

When a strange virus quickly spreads through a safari park and turns all the zoo animals undead, those left in the park must stop the creatures before they escape and zombify the whole city.

Cam2Cam (2014)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Thailand, Austria
Duration01:31

A serial killer terrorizes a woman searching for the remains of her dead sister, trapping her in a web of horror and erotic intrigue.

Born in China (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA

Venturing into the wilds of China, "Born in China" captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.

Fletch Lives (1989)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Fletch is a fish out of water in small-town Louisiana, where he's checking out a tumbledown mansion he's inherited. When a woman he flirts with turns up dead, he becomes a suspect and must find the killer and clear his name.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38

When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Earth: One Amazing Day (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:56

An astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles.

Back to School (1986)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton struggles to gain his son's respect, giving way to hilarious antics.

Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to escape their university's pull. Nobody wants to make any big decisions that would radically alter his life, yet none of them wants to end up like Chet, the professional student who tends bar and is in his tenth year of university studies.

The Serpent's Egg (1977)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryWest Germany, USA

The Serpent's Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American circus acrobat living in poverty-stricken Berlin following Germany's defeat in World War I.

Aladdin (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:24

A kindhearted street urchin named Aladdin embarks on a magical adventure after finding a lamp that releases a wisecracking genie while a power-hungry Grand Vizier vies for the same lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Project X (1987)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

A young inductee into the military is given the task of looking after some chimpanzees used in the mysterious 'Project X'. Getting to know the chimps fairly well, he begins to suspect there is more to the secret project than he is being told.

Treasure Buddies (2012)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33

Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a race against a devious cat, the Buddies and their new friends, Cammy and Babi, must avoid booby traps, solve puzzles and explore a mysterious tomb - all in search of the greatest treasure known to animalkind!

Sex and the Single Girl (1964)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.

The Little Rascals (1994)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's principles after falling for the beautiful nine-year old Darla, the rest of the gang sets out to keep them apart.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:47

When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency known as the Statesman to save the world.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.




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