Dunston Checks In Reviews

March 27, 2019
Built into the 1996 comedy Dunston Checks In, a film predominantly comprised of orangutan set pieces, is something like a comment on the pains of domestication.
February 19, 2013
Dunston does not, in fact, check in.
March 26, 2009
It's a first-class, stylish farce with a brisk pace and cool wit.
May 22, 2008
Dumb chimp-gorilla-orangutan genre laughs, and forgettable.
January 26, 2006
An unruly orangutan plus an opulent hotel setting equals a natural disaster, or in this case a kids' movie.
August 12, 2005
December 31, 2004
I'm checking out.
November 4, 2004
May 14, 2004
December 1, 2002
Depends on your orangutan tolerance.
July 26, 2002
Monkeys: they make any movie funnier just by being included.
June 10, 2002
May 28, 2002
Its value is ultimately just as a way to keep your children quiet and pliant for ninety minutes.
January 1, 2000
Dunston Checks In -- Wish I hadn't.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
There isn't much of a story. The minimal plot exists exclusively to get the orangutan Dunston (played by "Sam") into as many odd, potentially-comic circumstances as possible.
January 12, 1996