Space Chimps is a 2008 CGI animated adventure sci-fi family comedy film produced by Vanguard Animation. 2008. The film is produced by Barry Sonnenfeld, John H. Williams, and John W. Hyde and stars the voices of Andy Samberg, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Daniels, Patrick Warburton, Kristin Chenoweth, Carlos Alazraqui and Zack Shada. Ham III (Andy Samberg) is the grandson of the first chimpanzee who first blasted into outer space. He and two other chimp astronauts go on a dangerous mission through a black hole. Landing on an inhabited planet, the space-faring simians must help depose a planetary tyrant, then find a way back to their own world.