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USA: Twentieth Century Fox
UK: Entertainment Film Distributors
Cast (voices of): Andy Samberg, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Daniels, Patrick Warburton, Kristin Chenoweth, Stanley Tucci, Kenan Thompson, Jane Lynch, Kath Soucie, Carlos Alazraqui, Zack Shada, Omid Abtahi, Patrick Breen, Wally Wingert, Jessica Gee, Tom Kenny, Jason Harris, Lloyd Jay Keiser, Tom Jacomb, Curtis Augspurger
Director: Kirk De Micco
USA & UK: 81 mins
USA Rated: G
UK Certificate: U contains infrequent mild scary moments
USA Release Date: 18 July 2008
UK Release Date: 1 August 2008
Hilarious family space adventure, SPACE CHIMPS, blasts off into space with Ham III (Andy Samberg), grandson of the first chimpanzee in space, who is sent to retrieve a $5 billion Space Agency probe that disappears into an intergalactic wormhole. The trouble is that Ham III is more used to performing in a circus not traversing uncharted space. Joined by a fearless Lieutenant, Luna (Cheryl Hines) and uptight commander, Titan (Patrick Warburton), the trio risk everything in an effort to save the peaceful inhabitants of a distant planet from an evil dictator, Zartog (Jeff Daniels).
When a $5 billion Space Agency probe disappears into an intergalactic wormhole, the agency recruits Ham III, grandson of the first chimpanzee in space, to help retrieve the wayward craft. But Ham is a free-spirited circus performer more interested in zero gravity high jinks than living up to his illustrious heritage. The simian slacker becomes a reluctant hero and learns the true meaning of courage as he and his crewmates, the
SPACE CHIMPS features cutting edge CGI animation and the voice talent of Andy Samberg (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE), Cheryl Hines (CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM), Patrick Warburton (RULES OF ENGAGEMENT), Kristin Chenoweth (THE WEST WING) and Stanley Tucci (ROBOTS).