My vote goes to King Kong.
I defy anybody to give me a compelling argument as to a better monkey. Also none of this he's-not-technically-a-monkey business, you know what I mean.
First, my monkey can beat up your monkey. Also he was forcibly taken by boat to America where he finally broke free of his chains before getting shot up by The Man™ so he's like metaphorical and stuff. In conclusion, my monkey can beat up your monkey.
Well, my LEAST favorite monkey is definitely the chimp from Stamford that tore off that lady's face.
Well... here's a monkey that I saw at the zoo picking his nose...
Or you have this gorilla that I also saw at the zoo.. he reminded me of that lonely kid in the back of the class.. you know the one I'm talking about.. He looked up at me like "What the hell you lookin' at?"
Then he resumed his dirt drawing...