Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde star in this romantic drama directed by Shana Feste.
Reagan may have lost whatever credibility he had as an actor, but this, one of his most famous comedies, still makes for a fun diversion. Here he plays a professor whose latest experiment, which is also intended to save his relationship with his fiancée, involves teaching morals to a chimpanzee named Bonzo. It's all very silly; you can see the outcome a mile off, and equally predictable jokes arise as a result of the man/simian pairing, but the film is always enjoyable in spite of its shortcomings.
You're left wondering why Reagan didn't notch up more comedies in his acting career.
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