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MVP: Most Vertical Primate (2001)

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MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the ... See full summary »

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Robert Vince
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernie Bernie ... Jack (as Berny)
Louie ... Louie
Jane Sowerby Jane Sowerby ... Julie
David Kaye ... Dave Bruce
Tony Alcantar ... Eric Clark
Cameron Bancroft ... Rob Poirier
Ray Galletti ... Max Brady (as Ray Galetti)
Troy Ruptash ... Tyson Fowler
Ian Bagg ... Olaf Shickedanz
Gus Lynch Gus Lynch ... Bud Fulton
Ian Goodman Ian Goodman ... Leo
Fred Keating ... Coach Miller
Craig March ... Coach Skinner
Brant Arnold-Smith Brant Arnold-Smith ... Sergei Bubalochov
Frank Topol Frank Topol ... Doug Knox
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Storyline

MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the city, where he's befriended by Ben, a homeless skateboarder, and Ollie, a skate shop owner. Jack proves to be as adept at mastering the half-pipe as he does at delivering a slap shot, and before long, he and Ben are crashing amateur skateboarder competitions all over the country. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

The Most Valuable Primate Has Just Gone Vertical!

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Comedy | Family | Sport

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Though uncredited, the majority of the skating scenes were filmed by Wee-Man from MTV's Jack-Ass, in a gorilla costume. See more »

Goofs

When Ben is placing up the skateboard posters he is wearing jeans, in the next scene he jumps over some crates now wearing shorts, when he returns to Jack in the swimming pool he is wearing jeans again. See more »

Connections

Followed by MXP: Most Xtreme Primate (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Beautiful Day
Performed by John M. Rosenberg
Music & Lyrics by Brahm Wenger & John M. Rosenberg
Used by permission of Malvan Productions Music (BMI)
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GREAT FILM FOR ALL THE FAMILY!!!
14 December 2004 | by debbiewilkins22See all my reviews

I saw this film on SKY and loved it my son loved it to, it was full of laughs and love. i recommend this as a family film , its great to watch with the little ones or even if your a sucker for a chick flick this is it :-)

Jack is a lot of fun and little ben is a great child actor and one we should look out for, i think the cast really come together and make this film, OK the plots sily but the acting i think is good in its self and i cant wait for a UK DVD Release. A chimp that can ice skate and skateboard i think is great and my 5yr old loved the stunts Jack did in the film, by the end of the film me and him really felt for jack and ben,

Its a shame this hasn't had much publicity in the UK because i think it would go down a storm here


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