Monkey Shines (1988)

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  • Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear Alternative
  • Monkeyshines Alternative
  • Ella Alternative


Allan Mann is confined to a wheelchair after an accident. His friend, a scientist offers Mann one of his laboratory monkeys, to be trained to aid him. But the scientist has already been experimenting with the monkey, leading to danger for Mann.

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