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Monkey Shines (1988)

Monkey Shines
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Jason Beghe

Jason Beghe

Allan Mann
John Pankow

John Pankow

Geoffrey Fisher
Kate McNeil

Kate McNeil

Melanie Parker
Joyce Van Patten

Joyce Van Patten

Dorothy Mann
Christine Forrest

Christine Forrest

Maryanne Hodges
Stephen Root

Stephen Root

Dean Burbage
Stanley Tucci

Stanley Tucci

Dr. John Wiseman
Boo

Boo

Ella


Written by
Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart

George A. Romero

George A. Romero

(screenplay)


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A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master.
Release date: 29 July 1988
UPC: 027616786524
Horror (8), Monkey (5), 1988 (4), Rage (3), Thriller (3), Wheelchair (3), Revenge (3), Accident (2), 1980s (2), Psychological Thriller (2), Quadriplegic (2), Beautiful Woman (1), Scientists (1), Crippled (1), Fire (1), Experiment (1), Sex (1), Experiments (1), Accidents (1), Trained Animal (1)
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" George Romero's Monkeys Shines: An Experiment in Fear never had a chance to be good. A movie about a murderous helper monkey is not something people would buy in to. No matter how good the writer, director or actors are. Even if that murder monkey is super intelligent and feeds off its owner's anger. The weirdest thing about Monkey Shines is the first half wants to be an emotional drama about a man's struggle to accept his paraplegia and how his life changes when he gets this helper monkey. "


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