MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)




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The story of Jack, a fun-loving, scene-stealing primate with a penchant for ice hockey. The friendships this charming chimp forms, the predicaments he finds himself in and the precocious antics he regularly delivers are all a part of the adventures of this rookie player who skates fast, shoots hard and drives everyone bananas.
PG (for some mild language)
Comedy , Kids & Family
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Keystone Pictures

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Kevin Zegers
as Steven Westover
Jamie Renee Smith
as Tara Westover
Rick Ducommun
as Coach Marlowe
Ingrid Tesch
as Susie Westover
Philip Granger
as Mark Westover
Jane Sowerby
as Julie Beston
Lomax Study
as Dr. Kendall
Dave Thomas
as Willy Drucker
Shane Vajda
as Moose
Stanley Katz
as Einsteen
Patrick Cranshaw
as Super Fan
David Lewis
as Organist
Oliver Muirhead
as Dr. Peabody
Miles McNamara
as University Dean
Nick Misura
as Ticket Master
Jay Brazeau
as Harry
Kirby Morrow
as Tiger No. 1
Debra Donohue
as Reporter No. 1
Dolores Drake
as Lady No. 1
Christine Willes
as Lady No. 2
Darryl David
as Referee
John B. Lowe
as Conductor
Lois Dellar
as Teacher
John Harris
as Viking's Coach
Helen Hoenywell
as Secretary
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Critic Reviews for MVP: Most Valuable Primate

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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
New York Times
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Full Review… | October 1, 2003
Austin Chronicle

Audience Reviews for MVP: Most Valuable Primate

It's a movie that follows the same formula that Air Bud followed: animal inexplicably becomes excellent at sports, so they let him play. It's shit, and it's not even original shit.

Dillon Lupky
Dillon Lupky

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This family movie with a chimpanzee is so funny and surprised to see a deaf girl appear to use her sign languages who befriends a chimp to communicate each other. But sometimes it looks ridiculous with lots of mistake in the scenes between a girl and chimp while they are acting. In the ice-hockey game that gives me good memory since one of my best and favourite family movie, The Mighty Ducks.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

A good family movie. I have to say that this is one of the strangest movie I have ever seen. The cover really does not convey the retina burning weirdness that is MVP.

Steven Vincent Gee
Steven Vincent Gee

Super Reviewer

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