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Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981)

 -  Adventure  -  24 July 1981 (USA)
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The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief encounters with Tarzan establish a (sexual) bond ... See full summary »

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The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief encounters with Tarzan establish a (sexual) bond between her and Tarzan. When the expedition is captured by savages, Tarzan comes to the rescue. Written by Anonymous

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The most beautiful woman of our time in the most erotic adventure of all time. See more »

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Tarzan, the Ape Man - Me Jane  »

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SEK 1,216,196 (Sweden)
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Going against the grain in film history in this 'Tarzan' movie, the actress playing Jane (Bo Derek) had her name above the title and had top billing over the actor playing Tarzan (Miles O'Keeffe) who didn't even have his name appearing above the title on the movie's poster. See more »

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When Jane fights the snake in the river, it changes from a reticulated python to a Burmese python and back several times. See more »

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Jane: Don't you know how to smile? Do you know you're more beautiful than any girl I know? Oh, you're a lot more.
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On the MGM logo the MGM lion's roar is replaced with Tarzan's yell. See more »

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Absolutely the worst Tarzan film ever made
19 May 1999 | by (Markham, Ontario) – See all my reviews

For that matter one of the worst FILMS ever made. Plot goes as follows. Slog through jungle looking areas for 10 minutes or so. Have Bo go somewhere and strip. Slog through the jungle some more. Give Bo another excuse to strip. Back to the jungle. Oh look! There's a Tarzan looking guy! Strip, Bo - strip. Kill the safari people. Tarzan looking guy has a fight scene. Saves Bo. Bo strips. Run credits. Run credits, run.


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