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Monkey Shines (1988)

TV-14
113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master.
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Michael Stewart (novel "Monkey Shines") | George A. Romero (screenplay)
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$ 7,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 1,902,024
Gross (USA)
$ 5,344,577
Gross (World)
$ 5,344,577
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Jul 29, 1988 (United States)

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Jason Beghe
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John Pankow
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Joyce Van Patten
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Christine Forrest
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Stanley Tucci
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Janine Turner
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William Newman
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Tudi Wiggins
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Tom Quinn
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Chuck Baker
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David Early
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Michael Naft
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Tina Romero
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Lia Savini
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Dan Fallon
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Rik Billock
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Kate English
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6.2 / 10 | 9,305 votes