Going Ape! (1981)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Crime, Family

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When eighty-year-old Max Sabatini dies, he leaves his three prized orangutans in the care of his only son, Foster. In order to inherit his father's five million dollar fortune, Foster must take care of the apes for the next five years.


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25 February 2005 | Melakward
| Wasn't all that bad
Wow. It seems like if you see this movie, you will either absolutely hate it, or absolutely love it! The movie had an interesting dynamic. It was hard to determine exactly what category this movie was meant for. It seemed to be targeted more towards kids with all of the high-jinks and buffoonery, but then there was far too much swearing in it to let kids watch.

I let my 10 and 8 year old brother and sister watch it, and they loved it! I watched it for Tony Danza, who was still very green at the time, but still managed to pull it off. Danny DeVito was brilliant, like always, and I would recommend you keep an open mind if you plan on watching this movie.

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