Ed (1996)

In this baseball comedy a potentially talented minor-league pitcher finds himself upstaged by the team's newest star player, a chimpanzee. The chimpanzee is actually played by two acrobats in a animatronic suit.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 15, 1996
DVD Release Date: July 1, 2003
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Todd McCarthy

Might tolerably amuse the under-10 crowd, but will prove borderline intolerable for everyone else.

Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle

It's forgettable matinee fodder.

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Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

A monkey playing baseball, what could be cuter? In the case of Bill Couturiť's Ed, you could slap Chunk from The Goonies in in some Victoria's Secret lingerie and you'd have something more attractive.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

The movie is breathtakingly unadventurous, with its cheesy story line, hackneyed ballpark-fable sentiments, "adorable" animal and collection of one-dimensional human nincompoops, headed by Matt LeBlanc

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Entertainment Weekly

Why Bill Couturie, who produced the affecting AIDS-quilt docu Common Threads, took on this howler is as mysterious as the theory of evolution. Why LeBlanc gave up hiatus for the role is as mysterious as Hollywood.

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Staci Layne Wilson

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Mr. LeBlanc ... is so blank that the only impression he makes is of having teeth that are very large and unnaturally white.

Tracy Moore
Common Sense Media

A buddy comedy with big groans, potty humor, and drinking.

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Brad Laidman
Film Threat

Some would say that kids may like it, but kids enjoy eating packets of sugar - that's no reason to encourage it.

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Bobby Hobbs
Ed is not a bad family movie. If you have little kids or are just really bored and are looking for a quick laugh this movie may do it for you. The lines are… More
Dean McKenna
Amazing entertaining comedy of a baseball-playing chimp who joins for the demoralised minor league team. More hilarious.