PG | | Adventure, Comedy
While on vacation in a fictitious African country, the young son of a US senator, his guardian and their guide must stop the corrupt local police chief and the shady owner of a local circus from capturing their new friend - a talking ape.
At some point Bud Spencer was considered in the role of Big Bad Joe, promotional material with him having already been made. It was also considered to use a real trailed ape in the role of Bonzo.
He's going to the jungles of Africa, slippers won't save him.
Big Bad Joe: Captain, I've been appointed as this boy's caretaker for the remainder of this journey.
Ben: Captain, my father arranged for a guide to meet us.
Ship's Captain: A guide huh? He'll probably eat you
Ship's Captain: .