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Friday
Apr202012

"The Lucky One," "Think Like a Man," "Chimpanzee" Open Friday

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:

-- The Lucky One: Based on Nicholas Sparks' best-selling book of the same name, Zac Efron plays a U.S. Marine sergeant who returns home from the war in Iraq and finds romance with a woman he previously knew only from a photograph he keeps.  Taylor Schilling and Blythe Danner also star.  Rated PG-13.

-- Think Like a Man: Four men's romantic lives are turned upside down when their love interests study and apply the advice given by Steve Harvey in his best-selling relationship book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.  Harvey, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart and Taraji P. Henson star.  Rated PG-13.

-- Chimpanzee: The latest Disneynature documentary follows the adventures of a young chimp in Africa named Oscar.  Tim Allen narrates.  Rated G.

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Tuesday
Dec272011

Tarzan's Sidekick "Cheetah" the Chimpanzee Dies

Weegee (Arthur Fellig)/International Center of Photography/Getty Images(PALM HARBOR, Fla.) -- Tarzan's faithful sidekick "Cheetah" has died.

Cheetah the chimpanzee, which appeared in the 1930s Tarzan films Tarzan the Ape Man and Tarzan and His Mate alongside star Johnny Weissmuller, passed away Saturday at a primate sanctuary in Palm Harbor, Florida, according to The Tampa Tribune. Cheetah died of kidney failure. He was believed to be around 80 years old.

According to a sanctuary spokeswoman, Cheetah enjoyed fingerpainting, football, and nondenominational Christian music.

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