List of fictional apes: Wikis


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This is a list of fictional apes. Non-human apes include bonobos, chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans, gibbons, and other higher primates.

For monkeys, see list of fictional monkeys.


In literature

In comic books

Apes (gorillas in particular) were popular during the Silver Age of comics, most prevalently seen on the covers of numerous DC Comics.

In film

  • Aldo (Planet of the Apes) the first ape to say "no" to a human
  • Amy, ASL-signing gorilla in Congo
  • Balaoo, the ape from Balaoo (1913)
  • The Black Hole Planet 3 Aliens from Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974) and Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
  • Bob, chimpanzee from Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
  • Bonga, the gorilla from Darkest Africa (1936)
  • Bonzo, chimpanzee in Bedtime for Bonzo (1951) and the sequel Bonzo Goes To College (1952)
  • Buddy, gorilla in Buddy (1997)
  • Cheeta, chimpanzee sidekick of Tarzan in 1930s films
  • Clyde, orangutan in Clint Eastwood movies Every Which Way But Loose and Any Which Way You Can
  • Dunston, orangutan in the comedy Dunston Checks In (1996)
  • Easy, chimpanzee from Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
  • Ed, the chimpanzee from Ed (1996)
  • Elijah, chimpanzee from Being John Malkovich (1999)
  • Esther, chimpanzee from Monkey Business (1952)
  • Goliath, the gorilla in The Hairy Ape (1944)
  • Goliath, the gorilla in Gorilla at Large (1954)
  • Gorga, the gorilla in The Mighty Gorga (1969)
  • Gregor, the chimpanzee from The Monkey Mission (1981)
  • Jack, the chimpanzee from the MVP films
  • Katie, the gorilla from Born to Be Wild (1995)
  • King Kong
  • Kong, the chimpanzee from Kongo (1932)
  • Konga, the chimpanzee from Konga (1961)
  • Link, an orangutan, and two chimpanzees named Voodoo and Imp, in the horror movie Link
  • Mason the Chimpanzee, from Madagascar animated movie (2005)
  • The Missing Link, a fish-ape hybrid, from Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
  • (Mister) Livingstone, chimpanzee from Delicatessen (1991)
  • Mister Stubbs, chimpanzee from Toby Tyler (1960)
  • Mighty Joe Young
  • Nabonga, the gorilla from Nabonga (1944)
  • Pericles, non-humanoid chimpanzee from Planet of the Apes (2001)
  • Phil the Chimpanzee, from Madagascar animated movie (2005)
  • Pierre, chimpanzee from My Friend Irma Goes West (1950)
  • Poe, gorilla in The Gorilla (1939)
  • Raffles, chimpanzee from The Barefoot Executive (1971)
  • Rango and Tua, orangutans from Rango (1931)
  • Various characters in Planet of the Apes (1968) and sequels
  • Spanky the gorilla appears in The Bride and the Beast
  • Stanley, chimpanzee from The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
  • Suzanne, orangutan in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and the credits of Mallrats
  • Tamba, chimpanzee from Forbidden Jungle (1950)
  • Terk, friends of Tarzan in Tarzan (1999 film)
  • Virgil and other chimpanzees (Bluebeard, Ethel, Ginger, Goliath, Goofy, New Recruit, Razzberry, Spike, Winston) in Project X (1987)
  • Yogi, chimpanzee from The Monster Walks (1932)
  • Zamba, the gorilla from Zamba (1949)
  • Zootie, chimpanzee from Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

In animation and television


Live action

In video games

In other media


Stories about ape-men

See also

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