Monkey Warfare
Monkey Warfare (2006)

A pair of pot-smoking Toronto bohemians whose dealer has just been busted are shaken from their stoned complacency by a mysterious young radical in director Reginald Harkema's contemporary urban comedy. Dan (Don McKellar) and Linda… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 10, 2006
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Not only does it wear its budgetary restrictions with flair and a winning sense of authenticity, it allows its characters - and the remarkable trio who play them - to roam freely in the gap between good intentions and regrettable results.

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Sky Hirschkron
Stylus Magazine

A self-professed student of Godard, [Reginald] Harkema more closely resembles another Godard acolyte, Tarantino, right down to the latter's love of weed, foxy chicks, and subtle deceptiveness.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Low-key yet strangely compelling...

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Along with some fairly silly comedy, romance and irony bounce off each other through Monkey Warfare.

S. James Wegg

Closet anarchists and urban guerrillas everywhere will enjoy director/writer ... Reginald Harkema's 'How to Fuck The Man' primer.

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Dennis Harvey

Deep-dyed deadpan Monkey Warfare reps an above-average entry in the Canadian cinematic tradition of loser comedy.

Jam! Movies

In the end, the movie's higher themes -- whether the kids and their angry anarchy is "purer" and less hypocritical than old-school activism, that sort of thing -- tend to fall flat.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Perry
A surprisingly prescient film for those Bikes Lanes on Bloor weirdos and a cautionary tale for the G20 douchebags who smashed up my city, Monkey Warfare is a… More
Bannan instant enigma- just add water
Hm what can one say about this terribly bizarre film but exactly just that? Two torontians living off people's garbage to make money and stay alive that… More
John Ballantine
A love affair for Parkdale? Pleeeease.