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Space Chimps

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Space Chimps

Space Chimps

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
G
runtime:
81 minutes
Wide Release Date:
07/18/08
performer:
Andy Samberg
director:
Kirk De Micco
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
Robert Moreland
genre:
Comedy, Kids and Family, Animation

We gave it a D

Three brainy chimpanzees are sent on an intergalactic test flight by scientists too daft to realize the primates are actually smarter than they are. What starts as a simian spin on The Right Stuff becomes a monkey-brained space odyssey as the apes fight to save an alien world from a despot who looks like the love child of a Teletubby and the monster from Cloverfield. While candy-colored graphics should dazzle kids, Space Chimps has little draw for audiences spoiled by the Pixar-given knowledge that CGI can entertain — and not just stupefy — moviegoers of any age. D