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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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Unlike any other "Tarzan" you've ever seen! See more »

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24 July 1981 (USA)  »

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Tarzan, the Ape Man - Me Jane  »

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$6,500,000 (estimated)

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SEK 1,216,196 (Sweden)
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Lee Canalito, originally cast as Tarzan, was replaced by Miles O'Keeffe at the last minute. Reportedly, this was because producer Bo Derek allegedly thought that Canalito was not in the right physical shape. See more »

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There are no wild reticulated or Burmese pythons in Africa. 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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On the MGM logo the MGM lion's roar is replaced with Tarzan's yell. See more »

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Miles O'Keeffe made a spectacular Tarzan.
25 March 2006 | by (Jax, Fla) – See all my reviews

Yes the film has faults... plenty of them.

Bo Derek is the most beautiful Jane, but the worst actress of those who have played the role.

Richard Harris hams it up as usual.

The film was based around Jane and the nudity. Did you expect anything else from John & Bo Derek? BUT: Miles O'Keeffe made a spectacular Tarzan, probably second or third of all the actors; Johnny Weissmuller and possibly Gordon Scott were better. Bo is gorgeous. The jungle scenery was some of the best ever for a Tarzan picture, including the escarpment! The story up to when Jane encounters Tarzan rang true (mostly) with the books. The cinematography is excellent.

The film is a valid result of what you would get if the sexual aspects of the story were over-emphasized. Taken in that regard, it's pretty well done.


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