Monkey Shines

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"Once there was a man whose prison was a chair. The man had a monkey, they made the strangest pair. The monkey ruled the man, it climbed inside his head. And now as fate would have it, one of them is dead."
  • R
  • 1988
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 6.2  (11,320)
  • 71

This horror film centers on a disabled man who is given a monkey by his scientist friend so that the animal can help the man with household tasks. Unfortunately, the monkey has been part of an experimental program that just might have turned it into an evil killing machine. The film was directed by George Romero (Night of the Living Dead) and was released in 1988 to negative reviews.

Monkey Shines
Monkey Shines (Trailer 1)
Monkey Shines (Trailer 1)

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Monkey Shines
Monkey Shines

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Description
This horror film centers on a disabled man who is given a monkey by his scientist friend so that the animal can help the man with household tasks. Unfortunately, the monkey has been part of an experimental program that just might have turned it into an evil killing machine. The film was directed by George Romero (Night of the Living Dead) and was released in 1988 to negative reviews.

Monkey Shines is a 1988 thriller with a runtime of 1 hour and 53 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 71.

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  • Release Date
    1988
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 53 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (11,320)
  • Metascore
    71