Chimpanzee

For Oscar, every day is an adventure.


Chimpanzee
A Disney nature documentary, with a script aimed at children. We follow a baby chimp named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable story of family bonds and individual triumph. Oscar's playful curiosity and zest for discovery showcase the intelligence and ingenuity of some of the most extraordinary personalities in the animal kingdom. Working together, Oscar's chimpanzee family navigates the complex territory of the forest and deal with a rival clan.

78 minutes.
Parental Guidance.
Documentary, On the art circuit
Lunch. Do you mind?
Lunch. Do you mind?

Credits

Cast
Narrated by Tim Allen
Director
Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield
ScreenplayMark Linfield, Alastair Fothergill, Don Hahn
MusicNicholas Hooper
CinematographyMartyn Colbeck, Bill Wallauer
EditingAndy Netley
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
Made in2012
Produced byGreat Ape Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDocumentary
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceLow impact, infrequent, and implied
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsOscar a young chimpanzee loses his mother after an invasion of their territory by a rival group. The group leader or alpha male of Oscar's group comes to his rescue by adopting him and raising him up to be able to survive life in the forest.
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance Suggested
Runtime78
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
1
Violence
3
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
1
Alcohol / Drugs
0
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
0
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
2
Tense Family Scenes
3
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
1
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconDisney goes wild in chimp tale.
15
Die Burger
Rozanne Els quote iconFassinerende skooldae van 'n wees sjimpansee
15
Cape Times
Todd McCarthy quote iconFilm-makes bring jungle emotions to the big screen.
10
The Citizen
Genevieve Vieira quote iconWhile itís not exactly something one would normally go to cinemas to see, thereís a remarkable story here, appropriate for the whole family.
14
Box Office
Pete Hammond quote iconAlthough the script is aimed at the youngest members of the audience, adults will find much to admire in the simply astonishing footage gathered over four years in tracking this amazing species.
15
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs
12
Metacritic.com
23 critics
11
Rottentomatoes critics
78 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconChimpanzee often anthropomorphizes its subjects, but it's a beautifully filmed, remarkably intimate look at the lives of a family of primates.
15
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
13
Movie Review Intelligence
37 critics
13

What the People say

Internet
2398 Netizens quote iconRemarkable Disney Documentary
14

Average .. 67%

13

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