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Benji the Hunted (1987)

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Benji is left in the wilderness after an accident - can he survive ?

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Cast overview:
Benjean ...
Benji
Frank Inn ...
Himself
Red Steagall ...
Hunter
Nancy Francis ...
Mary Beth McLaulin
Joe Camp ...
TV Director (voice)
Steve Zanolini ...
Producer (voice)
Mike Francis ...
TV Cameraman
Ben Vaughn ...
Engineer's hand
Karen Thorndike ...
Countdown (voice)
Guy Hovis ...
The Balladeer (voice)
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In this children film Benji the Hunted, the show dog Benji is lost at sea and winds up in the wilderness of Oregon to fend for himself. Benji's one and only plan is to get back into his master's arms as soon as possible, until he finds four orphaned cougar kittens whose mother was shot by a hunter. Now his ultimate task is to get the four orphaned kittens into the care of another mother cougar with her single child while avoiding the threatening animals of the wild. Written by commanderblue

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Benji's Back! In the most exciting adventure of his life!

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Adventure | Family

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17 June 1987 (USA)  »

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$22,257,624 (USA)
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Grizzly bears and wolves are not found in Oregon. See more »

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After the credits are over, a still of Benji appears and the text reads "woof." See more »

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Too Many Yesterdays
Music by Betty E. Box and Euel Box
Lyrics by Joe Camp
Performed by Guy Hovis
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One for animal and nature lovers
13 November 2005 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

This is a film appreciated most by those who enjoy nature and animals. There is little speaking in the film as the star of the film is Benji, and he is lost in the wild and away from humans. (There is maybe a minute or two of dialogue at most in the entire film.) This film entirely focuses on Benji and some wild kittens that he takes care of in the wild and tries to keep from danger. It's a cute film, but it also shows us the not-so-cute side of nature when some of the kittens end up in fatal situations. A touching film, Benji the Hunted will be enjoyed by children and it sends a good and honest message to us about nature and survival.


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