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Project Nim (2011)

PG-13
93 min | Documentary

Tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family in a brownstone on the upper West Side in the 1970s.
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Elizabeth Hess (book "Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human")
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$25,820
Gross (US & Canada)
$411,184
Gross (World)
$612,839
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Release date
Jan 20, 2011 (United States)

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Nim Chimpsky
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Alyce Moore
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Marion Probst
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Dennis Lauricella
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Robert Nesi
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Scarlett Bermingham
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Michael S. LePera
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Bob Angelini
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Peter Elliott
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7.4 / 10 | 7,968 votes