Monkeys, Go Home!

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Monkeys, Go Home!
Monkeys, Go Home! poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAndrew V. McLaglen
Produced byWalt Disney
Screenplay byMaurice Tombragel
StarringMaurice Chevalier
Yvette Mimieux
Dean Jones
Music byRobert F. Brunner
CinematographyWilliam E. Snyder
Edited byMarsh Hendry
Distributed byBuena Vista Distribution
Release date
  • February 8, 1967 (1967-02-08)
Running time
101 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$3,000,000 (US/ Canada)[1]

Monkeys, Go Home! is a 1967 American comedy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. The movie stars Maurice Chevalier and Yvette Mimieux.[2] Dean Jones plays Hank Dussard, the new owner of an olive grove, who brings in chimp labor, upsetting the other workers. Hank eventually gains the town's confidence with the kind aid of Father Sylvain and his neighbor Maria Riserau.

Released on February 8, 1967, this was the first feature-length film released by Walt Disney Productions since the founder's death nearly two months earlier.



  1. ^ "Big Rental Films of 1967", Variety, 3 January 1968 p 25. Please note these figures refer to rentals accruing to the distributors.
  2. ^ "Monkeys, Go Home! (1966) - Andrew V. McLaglen - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie. Retrieved 19 May 2018.

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