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The Barefoot Executive

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Classic chimp shenanigans are fun for Disney fans.

Movie G 1971 95 minutes
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The entire cast plays their comedic roles to the hilt in this goofy romp. The movie harks back to an optimistic time, when teens going to night school sought to advance their careers based on their luck and timing. Kurt Russell plays this sympathetic character very well, epitomizing the easygoing, bright California kid of the 1970s. A young John Ritter makes an appearance as Roger, the boss' nephew, highlighting his budding comedic talents.

If you like to see primates dressed in cute pajamas or tiny plumbers' outfits and enjoy the throwback style of The Brady Bunch TV show, this one is for you.

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