Monkey Shines > Credits and Details
Directed by
George A. Romero George A. Romero
Written by
Michael Stewart Michael Stewart
George A. Romero George A. Romero
Jason Beghe Jason Beghe ... Allan Mann
John Pankow John Pankow ... Geoffrey Fisher
Kate McNeil Kate McNeil ... Melanie Parker
Joyce Van Patten Joyce Van Patten ... Dorothy Mann
Christine Forrest Christine Forrest ... Maryanne Hodges
Stephen Root Stephen Root ... Dean Burbage
Stanley Tucci Stanley Tucci ... Dr. John Wiseman
Boo Boo ... Ella
Janine Turner Janine Turner ... Linda Aikman
William Newman William Newman ... Doc Williams
Tudi Wiggins Tudi Wiggins ... Esther Fry
Tom Quinn Tom Quinn ... Charlie Cunningham
Chuck Baker Chuck Baker ... Ambulance Driver
Patricia Tallman Patricia Tallman ... Party Guest
David Early David Early ... Anesthetist
Michael Naft Michael Naft ... Young Allan
Tina Romero Tina Romero ... Child Playing
Mitchell Baseman Mitchell Baseman ... Child Playing
Lia Savini Lia Savini ... Child Playing
Anthony Dileo Jr. Anthony Dileo Jr. ... Vandal (as Tim DiLeo)
Melanie Verlin Melanie Verlin ... Vandal
Dan Fallon Dan Fallon ... Allan's Friend
Alice Shure Alice Shure ... Nurse
Leslie Dane Shapiro Leslie Dane Shapiro ... Nurse
Christina Galesi Christina Galesi ... Nurse
Uncredited Cast
Rik Billock Rik Billock ... Garbage Man
Kate English Kate English ... Scrub Nurse
Debra Gordon Debra Gordon ... E.R. Nurse
Robert Hendren Robert Hendren ... Orderly
Heidi Hinzman Heidi Hinzman  
Brad Long Brad Long ... BAMF in Red Jacket
Eric Morgan Stuart Eric Morgan Stuart  
Produced by
Charles Evans Charles Evans
Peter Grunwald Peter Grunwald
Peter R. McIntosh Peter R. McIntosh
Gerald S. Paonessa Gerald S. Paonessa
Original Music by
David Shire David Shire
Additional Info
Premiere: July 29, 1988
DVD Release: October 19, 1999
Blu-ray Release: November 18, 2014
Country: USA
Distributor: Scream Factory
Websites: IMDb Wikipedia
Alternate Titles
> Ella
> Monkey Shines: An Experiment In Fear
> Monkey Shines: An Experiment In Terror
Production Companies
Orion Pictures
Orion Pictures
  (1988) (USA) (theatrical)
Image Entertainment
  (1989) (USA) (video) (laserdisc)
MGM Home Entertainment
  (1999) (USA) (DVD)
Orion Home Video
  (1989) (USA) (VHS)
Orion Home Video
  (1998) (USA) (VHS)
Shout! Factory
  (2014) (USA) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
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