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Primates of the Seven Seas

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Offbeat primate adventure big on lasers, guns, explosions.

Movie NR 2013 72 minutes
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PRIMATES OF THE SEVEN SEAS is nonstop, action-packed absurd silliness. It looks like a video game, sometimes recalls the shape-shifting robot action of Transformers, with a robot that evokes Futurama. Underneath it is a story of a well-meaning beach cop monkey just trying to win over the monkey girl of his dreams, if he can just save the entire island first.

This is a fun movie that pulls off what it aims better than it has any right to, and for kids who are seasoned enough for the brisk pacing and big booms, there are some sweet moments and an amusing setup. Parents may want to hold off on this film until kids are old enough to get the goofy humor and the sly twists that sometimes appear to be mocking typical monster tropes, because otherwise, Doug the Sea Slug and the giant robot monkey casino are the stuff of nightmares.

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