A family goes to Africa to meet their father who lives with wild lions.

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Madelaine
Noel Marshall ...
Hank
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Melanie
John Marshall ...
John
Jerry Marshall ...
Jerry
Kyalo Mativo ...
Mativo
Frank Tom ...
Frank
Steve Miller ...
Prentiss
Rick Glassey ...
Rick
Lenord Bokwa ...
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Shamasi Sarumi ...
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Eve Rattner ...
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Peter Thiongo ...
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Ravening jungle beasts assemble in flocks to invade an otherwise quiet home where they terrorize the visiting family of their keeper. Written by alfiehitchie & tipsyheadrinse

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No animals were harmed in the making of this film. 70 cast and crew members were. See more »


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PG | See all certifications »

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12 November 1981 (Australia)  »

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El gran rugido  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,000,000 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Deputy Sheriffs had to shoot three lions during the flooding of the Marshall ranch. One of these lions was Robbie, the lion king of the picture. Robbie was a unique black-maned Rhodesian lion. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Going Bananas (2016) See more »

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The New Swiss Family Robinson
16 October 2003 | by (Arcadia) – See all my reviews

Although it is no Disney classic, Roar is a tale of adventure well worth watching. I am a huge fan of films that take me to the far reaches of the world, and, in that regard, this is a movie that delivers. The lions are incredible and the filmmakers exhibit a thorough understanding of who the real stars of the show are. The lions take center stage and shine. The performances by the cast are competent, but I am an animal lover and for me, that is the true draw of the film.


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