Films The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title  

Reference
122 votes 47 voters 7.5k views 62 items

How many movies with monkey in the title can you name? This list ranks the best movies with monkey in the name, whether they're documentaries, dramas, horror movies, or any other genre of film. Do you have a favorite movie with monkey in the title? Categorizing movies by words in their titles is kind of uncommon, but that's a big part of why this list is so fun to scroll through. There's probably one movie with monkey in the title you think of right away, but you might be shocked to see how many others exist as well.

Notable films with monkey in the title include Iron Monkey, Monkey Business, and Monkey Business, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the monkey movies up or down depending on how much you like them.

1
6 3
Monkey Business is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Business Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers Monkey Business is a 1952 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and written by Ben Hecht, which stars Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, and Marilyn Monroe. To avoid ...more

2
5 2
Monkey Business is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Business Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Thelma Todd Monkey Business is a 1931 comedy film. It is the third of the Marx Brothers' released movies, and the first not to be an adaptation of one of their Broadway shows. The film stars the four ...more

3
4 1
The Monkey King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
The Monkey King Chow Yun-Fat, Donnie Yen, Zhang Zilin The Monkey King is a 2014 Hong Kong-Chinese fantasy film directed by Cheang Pou-soi and starring Donnie Yen as the titular protagonist. Yen also serves as the film's action director. Production ...more

4
4 2
Spanking the Monkey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Spanking the Monkey Carla Gallo, Jeremy Davies, Alberta Watson Spanking the Monkey is a 1994 American black comedy film written and directed by David O. Russell. The title is a slang phrase for masturbation and is used in the film by one of the teenage ...more

5
4 2
The 5th Monkey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
The 5th Monkey Ben Kingsley, Vera Fischer, Silvia De Carvalho The 5th Monkey is a drama film starring Ben Kingsley. The film was directed and written by Eric Rochat; based on the novel Le Cinquieme Singe by Jacques Zibi. The original music score was ...more

6
4 2
Blood Monkey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Blood Monkey Abraham Murphy, Matt Ryan, Amy Manson Blood Monkey is a 2007 American direct-to-video natural horror film produced by RHI Entertainment and directed by Robert Young. It aired on various video on demand channels, before officially ...more

7
2 0
The Brass Monkey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
The Brass Monkey Carole Landis, Herbert Lom, Terry-Thomas Brass Monkey or The Brass Monkey is a British comedy thriller with musical asides, directed by Thornton Freeland. It stars Carroll Levis, a radio variety show host and talent scout and American ...more

8
2 0
Who's Your Monkey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Who's Your Monkey Kevin Durand, Wayne Knight, Jason London Over the course of a single night, four childhood friends kill a drug dealer, rescue animals, dispose of a dead body and discover the unbreakable bonds of friendship. This film is a hilarious, ...more

9
3 2
The Monkey Hustle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
The Monkey Hustle Yaphet Kotto, Rudy Ray Moore, Rosalind Cash The Monkey Hustle is a 1976 blaxploitation film written by Odie Hawkins and Charles Eric Johnson. It stars Yaphet Kotto as Chicago con-man and "hustler" Big Daddy Foxx and Kirk ...more

10
2 1
The Shaolin Drunk Monkey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title

11
2 1
Curious George: A Very Monkey ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas Frank Welker, E.G. Daily, Grey DeLisle George and The Man with The Yellow Hat are having a very merry time counting down the days until Christmas. There’s only one puzzle: neither of them can figure out what to give the other for a ...more

12
2 1
Iron Monkey 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Iron Monkey 2 Donnie Yen, Billy Chow, Wu Ma In Iron Monkey 2 (only loosely related to its predecessor), Hong Kong martial arts star Donnie Yen plays Iron Monkey, who's a cross between Robin Hood and a superhero.

The Best Movies With Family in the Title

13
2 1
Monkey Goes West is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title

14
2 1
A Monkey in Winter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
A Monkey in Winter Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Gabin, Suzanne Flon A Monkey in Winter is a 1962 French comedy film directed by Henri Verneuil. It is based on the novel A Monkey in Winter by Antoine Blondin.

15
2 1
Iron Monkey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Iron Monkey Donnie Yen, Wong Jim, Yu Rongguang Iron Monkey is a 1993 Hong Kong martial arts film written and produced by Tsui Hark and directed by Yuen Woo-ping, starring Donnie Yen, Yu Rongguang, Jean Wang, Angie Tsang and Yuen Shun-yi. It ...more

16
2 1
Mad Monkey Kung Fu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Mad Monkey Kung Fu Lau Kar-leung, Lo Lieh, Kara Hui Mad Monkey Kung Fu is a 1979 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-leung. Later, the film was released on DVD in Dragon Dynasty.

17
1 0
Monkey Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Love Monkey Love is a 1996 animation film written by Steve Craft, Jim Keeshen and Dave Roberts and directed by Jim Keeshen.

The Best British Documentaries

18
1 0
The Escape of the Monkey Woman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
The Escape of the Monkey Woman Flora Dias, Morena Cattoni, Pedro Freire The Escape of the Monkey Woman is a 2009 adventure drama musical film directed by Felipe Bragança and Marina Meliande.

19
1 0
It's Monkey Time!: Meet the Mo... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title

20
1 0
Monkey on My Back is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey on My Back Jack Albertson, Cameron Mitchell, Richard Benedict Monkey on My Back is a 1957 biographical film noir starring Cameron Mitchell as Barney Ross, a world champion boxer and World War II hero. The movie is heavily fictionalized, but both the movie ...more

21
1 0
This Monkey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
This Monkey This Monkey is a 2009 short film directed by Patrick Jolley.

22
1 0
The Monkey Kid is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
The Monkey Kid Fang Shu, Yang Guang, Yang Lin The Monkey Kid is a 1995 family drama film written and directed by Xiao-Yen Wang

The Best Movies With Hot in the Title

23
1 0
Monkey Love is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Love Jeremy Renner, Seamus Dever, Amii Stewart Monkey Love is a romantic comedy film directed by Mark Stratton.

24
1 0
City Monkey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
City Monkey Guo Toa, Iv Liping, Sheng Chao City Monkey is a 2010 film directed by Kong Lingchen and written by Yuan Ye Tan Chen.

25
1 0
Little Red Monkey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Little Red Monkey Richard Conte, Russell Napier Little Red Monkey, released in the United States as Case of the Red Monkey, is a 1955 British spy film directed by Ken Hughes and starring Richard Conte, Rona Anderson and Russell Napier. ...more

26
1 0
Drunken Monkey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Drunken Monkey Chia Hui Liu, Wu Jing, Lau Kar-leung Drunken Monkey is a 2003 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by and starring Lau Kar-leung. It was the first kung fu film released by the Shaw Brothers Studio in two decades.

27
1 0
Bye Bye Monkey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Bye Bye Monkey Gérard Depardieu, Marcello Mastroianni, Geraldine Fitzgerald Bye Bye Monkey is a 1978 Italian-French film, directed by Marco Ferreri and starring Gérard Depardieu, Marcello Mastroianni, James Coco and Geraldine Fitzgerald. It is about a man who ...more

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

28
1 0
Funky Monkey Teacher 4 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Funky Monkey Teacher 4 Ai Iijima Funky Monkey Teacher 4 is a 1993 comedy film written by Kazuhiko Kimura and directed by Makoto Yoshioka.

29
1 0
Monkey Businessmen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Businessmen Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard Monkey Businessmen is the 92nd short subject starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges. The trio made a total of 190 shorts for Columbia Pictures between 1934 and 1959.

30
1 0
Iron Monkey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Iron Monkey Kang Chin, Wilson Tong, Bryan Leung Iron Monkey is a 1977 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by, and starring Chen Kuan Tai, as a Shaolin Temple trained Monkey Kung Fu expert, fighting against the Qings.

31
1 0
The Monkey And The Engineer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
The Monkey And The Engineer The Monkey And The Engineer is a 1995 short film directed by Jacob Burckhardt and Tom Burckhardt.

32
1 0
My Friend the Monkey is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
My Friend the Monkey Mae Questel, Margie Hines My Friend the Monkey is a 1939 Fleischer Studios animated short film starring Betty Boop.

The Best Movies With War in the Title

33
3 3
Monkey Shines is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Shines Stanley Tucci, Frank Welker, Janine Turner Monkey Shines is an American horror film originally released in 1988. Written and directed by George A. Romero, the film is based on a novel with the same title authored by Michael Stewart.

34
2 2
Twelve Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
danieladougan added Twelve Monkeys

35
1 1
Monkey Business is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Business Monkey Business is a 1926 American short silent comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan. It was the 48th Our Gang short subject released.

36
1 1
Funky Monkey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Funky Monkey Gilbert Gottfried, Jeffrey Tambor, Matthew Modine Funky Monkey is a 2004 family film starring Matthew Modine and Roma Downey. It is written by Lance Kinsey and Peter Nelson. It is directed by Harry Basil. The tagline is "He's one high tech ...more

37
1 1
Monkey Dance is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Dance Monkey Dance is a 2004 documentary film by Julie Mallozzi, a filmmaker based in Boston. The film follows three Cambodian-American teens growing up in Lowell, Massachusetts as they face the ...more

The 12 Struggles of Being Kinda Fit But Kinda Fat

38
1 1
The Monkey King - Uproar in He... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
The Monkey King - Uproar in Heaven 3D The Monkey King - Uproar in Heaven 3D is a 2012 animated film written by Wan Laiming and Li Kuerok, and directed by Da Su and Zhihong Chen.

39
1 1
Monkey Melodies is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Melodies Monkey Melodies is a 1930 Silly Symphonies animated Disney short film directed by Burt Gillett.

40
1 1
Funky Monkey Teacher 3 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Funky Monkey Teacher 3 Ai Iijima Funky Monkey Teacher 3 is a 1992 comedy film written by Kazuhiko Kimura and directed by Tôru Ichikawa.

41
1 1
Unlucky Monkey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Unlucky Monkey Susumu Terajima, Kanji Tsuda, Kimika Yoshino Unlucky Monkey is a 1998 thriller film written and directed by Sabu.

42
0 0
Funky Monkey Teacher: Forever is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Funky Monkey Teacher: Forever Ai Iijima Funky Monkey Teacher: Forever is a 1995 comedy film, directed by Kanpei Hazama.

The Best Movies With Water in the Title

43
0 0
Jataka Tales: Monkey Stories is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Jataka Tales: Monkey Stories M.B. Naveen, Antony Sanjay

44
0 0
Fist of Golden Monkey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Fist of Golden Monkey Elton Chong, Eagle Han Fist of Golden Monkey is a 1983 Action drama directed by Godfrey Ho.

45
0 0
Monkey Fist is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Fist Chan Sau Chung

46
0 0
Monkey Warfare is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Warfare Jayne Eastwood, Don McKellar, Tracy Wright Monkey Warfare is a 2006 Canadian drama film written and directed by Reginald Harkema, starring Don McKellar, Tracy Wright and Nadia Litz. The film received multiple awards at the Vancouver Film ...more

47
0 0
Monkey Grip is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Grip Colin Friels, Noni Hazlehurst, Alice Garner Monkey Grip is a 1982 Australian drama film directed by Ken Cameron. It is based on the novel, also titled Monkey Grip, by Helen Garner. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section the 1982 ...more

48
0 0
Monkey Monkey Bottle of Beer, ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title

49
0 0
Fandango: Searching for the Wh... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title

50
0 0
Monkey Business is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Monkey in the Title
Monkey Business Monkey Business is a 2006 documentary film written by Oded Farber and directed by Daniel Sivan.