Sprung Monkey is an American band that originated in San Diego, California, USA, initially active from 1991 to 2002, and again since 2005. Sprung Monkey consists of five members, Steve Summers for the vocals, Mike Summers and William Riley for the guitars, Ernie Longoria for the drums, and Tony Delocht for the bass guitar.

The band achieved mainstream success with their anthem "Get 'Em Outta Here" from their third album, Mr. Funnyface. This success resulted in supporting The Offspring on the Americana tour. Around this time, they were also featured during a segment in the Standard Films snowboard movie TB8 Infinity.

The Sprung Monkey song, "So Cal Loco (Party Like a Rockstar)" appears in the credits of the film, Dude, Where's My Car? Also, "Beautiful" was featured in the film Kart Racer

Another song, "Get a Taste", was featured in the movie Van Wilder during two scenes.

The band itself made a guest appearance on Buffy the Vampire Slayer's first episode, "Welcome to the Hellmouth", performing the song "Believe". The songs "Saturated", "Swirl" and "Things Are Changing" are also heard in that episode. In addition, the song "Right My Wrong" is heard in "The Harvest", and "Reluctant Man" is heard in "The Pack".