Space Chimps Synopsis
A fun-loving chimpanzee becomes an astronaut and must rid a planet of its evil leader.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Delightful from beginning to end.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Kids might find the sight of monkeys -- sorry, apes -- wrestling in outer-space funny, but unless they're unusually sophisticated, much...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The CG animation is nothing special, but the characters are surprisingly fun and the story is full of enough puns, wordplay and slapstick...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Short, cheap, weird, and passably diverting.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Space Chimps might have been saved, in fact, by using real monkeys in the astronaut roles. Or, better yet, by having a monkey in the...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Sucks a whole lot of talented people into a wormhole of lousy. The film either needed to be a lot wittier to make up for the way it looks,...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Only a truly dreadful story could make 81 minutes seem like an eternity. And Space Chimps is just that leaden experience.
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Entertainment Weekly

While candy-colored graphics should dazzle kids, Space Chimps has little draw for audiences spoiled by the Pixar-given knowledge that CGI...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
And then there is the most annoying animated sidekick in a long time: a bulb-headed, trying-to-be-cute glow creature called Kilowatt...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
I went in expecting to be disappointed, but even so, I was disappointed.
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Space Chimps

By conradwsba1
This movie was okay. It had a few good moments. I would wait for it to come on DVD....

Lots of Monkey Business! Grade: C-average

First of all, I do not know how some people could rate movies that they HAVE NOT seen. And LOTS of them on Fandango do that. Mind-numbing! I have just seen this movie at a press...

a good movie for the family

By AtlBuzzDawg
In leaving no stone, err movie, unturned, I ventured out to see a cute, but wholly childrens movie in Space Chimps. Yes, there are some laughs for the adults, but the market for this movie was aimed...


By austin55
this movie does not look the best but i still looks cute i will still go see it...

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By lanleonardo
Initially didn't want to see it because previews made me think it was stupid. Decided to go see it anyway because at the time it was the only movie available to for my child to watch. Final...

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By conca5
I took my 3 kids to check it out. They range in age 5, 8, and 11. All 3 were fully entertained! They always have to check out any movie with chimps as the main characters-- and although animated,...

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By aprilhenthorn
the movie was really good. I took my boyfriend, myself, and his 7 year old son to the movie. The movie kept us entertained throughout the entire time. I am considering buying this video when it comes...

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By mvonbulin
Very Funny....

This movie should NOT be rated G!

By texas_mom
This movie was WAY too violent for the rating of G. My (almost) 6 and 3-year-old children were terrified during some of the scenes. There's one part where the alien birds inflate like blowfish and...

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By thewrongvine
It looks pretty cool and funny... with chimps....

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Kiddie space adventure cute, but no WALL-E.
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