• Monkeybone (2001)


Release Date: February 23rd, 2001

DVD Release Date: May 21st, 2002

PG-13 |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

Slipping into a coma following a freakish accident, cartoonist Stu Miley (Brendan Fraser) finds himself in an incredible fantasy world known as Down Town. To return to reality, Stu has to outwit Death, herself (Whoopi Goldberg)... but one of the cartoonist's own creations, Monkeybone, has come to life and is manically intent on destroying Stu's plans to resume his life.

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda, Rose McGowan, Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Kattan, Dave Foley, Megan Mullally, Jamie Donovan

Director: Henry Selick

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: 1492 Pictures, Twitching Image Studio, Twentieth Century Fox

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Doctor, Hospital, Rivalry, Transformation, Death, 2000s, Hilarious

Ratings & Reviews

  • 42
    Cody ClarkMr. Showbiz

    A movie interesting enough in its conception to appeal to adults winds up being best suited to preadolescent sensibilities. show more

  • 50
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    A shapeless, chaotic, overly frantic comedy that manages to make almost no sense, even if you're paying close attention. show more

  • 63
    Susan WloszczynaUSA Today

    Wildly uneven collage of effects and live action is no Disney-bland vision of dreams gone bonkers. There's enough Freudian material to reupholster a thousand therapy couches. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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