Funky Monkey (2004, USA/GER) C-94m. ** D: Harry Basil. Starring Matthew Modine, Roma Downey, Seth Adkins, Pat Finn, Taylor Negron, Fred Ward, Jeffrey Tambor, Bodhi Elfman. Modine plays a monkey trainer, whose chimp is about to be taken away from his for experiments. He kidnaps the talented primate and finds refuge at youngster Adkins' place. Exactly what you expect from monkey comedies: Some crude humor, but mostly inoffensive.

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