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1 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
Deep in an African forest lives a family of chimpanzees, including a baby named Oscar. Displaying the playful curiosity and ingenuity of fellow primates, Oscar and his family navigate the forest's complex territory with relative ease. Usually, the world is a playground for Oscar and his young comrades, but when his family encounters a rival band of chimps, he is left to fend for himself. However, a surprising ally steps in and changes Oscar's life forever.

Cast: Tim Allen

Directors: Alastair Fothergill , Mark Linfield

Genres: Documentary

Chimpanzee (2012)

Release Date: January 1st, 2012|1 hr. 18 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    The stunning and mostly uncompromising visuals more than compensate for the frequent corny turns of phrase. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    It's unfortunate that the filmmakers juxtapose those striking visuals with a warlike anthropomorphizing element. show more

  • 100
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Chimpanzee lets everyone feel like a mini-Jane Goodall. show more

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