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Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981)

R | | 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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Akushula Selayah ...
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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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$6,500,000 (estimated)

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SEK 1,216,196 (Sweden)
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Final major Hollywood studio movie directed by John Derek. 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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Parker: I wallow in me. I enjoy every syllable I say and every gesture I make. I indulge myself a full one hundred percent. And you take my advice, dear Jane, and you do the same thing, and enjoy your beautiful time on Earth. Turn yourself into a god, and then you will not have to look for another.
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Tarzan and Jane play with an orangutan throughout the end credits. See more »

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Very Camp
16 December 1998 | by (Canterbury, England) – See all my reviews

This is the best film the Derek couple has ever made and if you think this is a recommendation then you haven't seen any of the others. There are the usual ingredients: it is just as poorly acted as their other efforts, we can watch Bo disrobing or auditioning for wet T-shirt contests quite frequently, the story is just laughably idiotic, and the film takes itself much too seriously. And then: Orang Utans in Africa?

But it has a few things going for it. Bo looks great, the production values (sets, costumes, etc.) are quite good, and this greatly enhances its camp value. In a strange way it is actually quite funny, simply because it tries to be serious and fails so badly.


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