Famous Monkeys Through History
Esther Chimp Chemist who happens upon the "fountain of youth" formula in Howard Hawks "Monkey Business" (1952). She tests it out on the humans, with amusing results. With Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, and Marilyn Monroe. Brief appearance by Rudolph (picture not shown).
Bonzo Chimp Ronald Reagan's costar. Pray for Bonzo.

King Kong Giant Gorilla Action Star extraordinaire (Godzilla sucks!!!). Star of own films, as well as costar with Godzilla in the 1962 Kingukongu tai Gojira. "Rumours of significantly different endings have persisted for years, with Godzilla winning in the Japanese edit and King Kong victorious in the USA version. [However] in both prints, an earthquake interrupts the boxing match, tossing the creatures into the ocean. Kong emerges from the sea, Godzilla does not."
Son of Kong Giant Gorilla Action Star extraordinaire II (Godzilla sucks!!!) Only sequel to be released in the same year as it's prequel (1933)
Mecha King Kong Giant Robot Gorilla Star of King Kong Escapes (1967). Godzilla class movie in which Godjira himself does not make an appearance. "The plot finds the villians mining illegal radioactive minerals, using a mechanical replica of King Kong".

Mighty Joe Young Semi Giant Gorilla Action Star extraordinaire III (Godzilla sucks!!!)
Clyde Orangutan Clint Eastwood's "partner" in Every Which Way But Loose (power to the primates!!!)
Amy Gorilla Star of major motion picture Congo. Pretends to have to use speech translator attached to arm
King Louie Cartoon Orangutan? The King of the Apes in The Jungle Book

Rafiki Cartoon mandrill The Plain Shaman in The Lion King
Abu Cartoon Aladdin's "friend" in the 1992 Disney production Aladdin (wus)
Buddy Gorilla The Star of the 1997 Sony Pictures production Buddy
Dunston Orangutan The jewel thief star of the 1996 20th Century Fox production Dunston Checks In
Elijah Chimpanzee Dyspeptic chimp from Being John Malkovich. Plagued by feelings of inadequacy stemming from a mysterious childhood trauma.
Dodger capuchin monkey Kleptomaniacal star of the 1994 film Monkey Trouble. Appeared opposite Thora Birch and Harvey Keitel.

Ed chimpanzee Third baseman and eponymous hero of the 1996 "comedy" Ed. Taught Matt LeBlanc how to love.
Kala cartoon gorilla Tarzan's mom in the 1999 Disney production Tarzan.
Kerchak cartoon gorilla Tarzan's dad in previously mentioned cinematic wonder
Terk abomination Rosie O'Donnell climbs one step up the evolutionary ladder.
Virgil Chimp Star of 1987 film Project X with Matthew Broderick and Helen Hunt.
el Gorilla de Soho Gorilla Leader of a Gorilla gang in 1968 film.
White Pongo Albino Gorilla Star of the 1945 film "White Pongo"
Trog Missing Link Star of the 1970 film "Trog" with Joan Crawford. In England, some students are mysteriously murdered. A search team is sent out to kill the creature suspected of killing the students. The creature is captured and brought to anthropologist, Br. Brockton. Dr. Brockton realizes the creature is the "TROG" the missing link between man and ape. She decides to study it and educate it. Just as she was making progress, "TROG" escapes and abducts a little girl. Brockton and colleagues franticly search for Trog hoping to find it before the police do...

gets 3.5 stars on imdb

Planet of the Apes
Pericles chimpanzee star of 2001 version of POTA. monkey rock on.
Dr. Zira and Cornelius Evolved Chimps Planet of the Apes. Doctors Zira and Cornelius are considered to be one of the most contaversial couples in Ape City. Even through Zira's success as a rising animal psychologist and vetinarian, and Cornelius' advances in archeology, they were recently charged with scientific herecy and treason after openly challenging the testaments of the Sacred Scrolls. Zira is a picies, and enjoys reading, horseback riding, and is quite fond of Pavarotti. Cornelius is a Taurus, and is fond of pipe smoking, cave exploration, and long walks on the beach.
Julius Evolved Chimp Planet of the Apes. Possibly one of the most dedicated apes at Ape City's Animal Research Facility, Julius can be seen almost all the time there, sweeping the floors, maintaining the cages, or just lounging about. "It's pathetic," Dr. Zira commented. "I wish he would get out more, and at least try to get a life. I mean, it's getting realy pathetic."
Dr. Zaius Evolved Orangutan Planet of the Apes. He is one of the few apes who knows the truth about the past. One of Ape City's most revered scholars, Dr. Zaius is the Minister of Science and Chief Defender Of the Faith. Known as "The King of Keen" by his fellow staff members at the Academy, Zaius is known for the wild parties he thows at his house on the weekends. Only got one thing to say: "Dr. Zaius Dr. Zaius"
Dr. Galen Evolved Chimp Planet of the Apes. Galen, unlike almost all other apes, risks his life to help humans.
Urko Evolved Gorilla Planet of the Apes. Like other stereotypical gorilla military leaders, he loves power and naked merciless force.
Ursus Evolved Gorilla Beneath the Planet of the Apes. Another stereotypical gorilla military leader, he loves power and naked merciless force.