18 certificateMonkey Shines is a Film programme that first aired in 1988 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

Monkey Shines is a 3 star programme

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    [1986, 3 Stars, Film]



Monkey Shines (1988)

Directed by
George A. Romero

When Allan becomes a quadriplegic, he loses all hope for living until he meets Ella, a monkey trained to fetch and carry for him around the house, obeying him in all things. But Ella is part of another experiment, and when she starts responding to Allan's underlying rage and frustration, she has the ability to carry out her master's darkest wishes.

Written by ,

Also known as "Monkey Shines: an Experiment in Fear"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 125 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1988

3/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Jason Beghe...Allan Mann
John Pankow...Geoffrey Fisher
Kate McNeil...Melanie Parker
Joyce Van Patten...Dorothy Mann
Christine Forrest...Maryanne Hodges
Image for Stephen RootStephen Root...Dean Burbage
Image for Stanley TucciStanley Tucci...Dr. John Wiseman
Janine Turner...Linda Aikman
William Newman...Doc Williams
Tudi Wiggins...Esther Fry
Tom Quinn...Charlie Cunningham
Chuck Baker...Ambulance Driver
Image for Patricia TallmanPatricia Tallman...Party Guest
David Early...Anesthetist