• Publication date: October 20, 2009

MVP: Most Valuable Primate

Jack is 3 years old who can skate better than everyone, and shoot harder than the rest of his team Jack is also a Chimpanzee.

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2000

MBC Max:

March 20, 2014 07:00 (KSA) ~ March 20, 2014 06:00 (CLT)

Jack is not your everyday primate; he is 3 years old living in a laboratory under the care of Dr. Kendall (Lomax Study), who has managed to teach Jack to use sign language. But the slow progress pushes Dr. kendall’s Boss Dr. Peabody (Oliver Muirhead) cuts the financing and sends Jack to a new laboratory. However, Dr. Kendall decides to free Jack and send him to a safer place, a mix-up ensue and Jack finds himself shipped to Canada, where he is discovered by a young deaf girl, Tara (Jamie Renée Smith). She is shocked to see Jack using sign language and decides to hide him from her family. Soon her hokey player Brother is let in on the secret, and when they discover Jack’s ability to play ice hokey and the lack of regulation against a chimp playing. Jack joins the team, and with jack’s help the team is heading for the league’s championship game. But the news of the hokey playing primate soon attracts the unwanted attention of Dr. Peabody who is determined to bring Jack back…

Follow this hilarious comedy for the whole family, and discover for yourself why everyone went bananas over Jack. 

Starring: 

  • Russell Ferrier – Darren
  • Lomax Study – Dr. Kendall
  • Kevin Zegers – Steven Westover
  • Jamie Renée Smith – Tara Westover
  • Alexa Fox – Jane
  • Jane Sowerby – Julie Beston
  • Ingrid Tesch – Susie Westover
  • Philip Granger – Mark Westover
  • Rick Ducommon – Coach Marlow
  • Bernie, Mack, and Louie – Jack
  • Oliver Muirhead – Dr. Peabody
  • Alexander Ludwig – child

Directed by: Robert Vince

Rating: PG