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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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Credited cast:
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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Ben Morgan ...
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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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19 June 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Benji la malice  »

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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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Follows For the Love of Benji (1977) 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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What a wonderful film
20 April 2003 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

It's been years and years since I've seen this one but I remember it very fondly. Perhaps one of neatest things about the movie is that there is little to no dialog so we don't have to worry about horrible actors.

Benji is great. He is extremely convincing when he stops to ponder various situations like when he knows his owner is nearby but he decides against going home right away.

I just happened across the page for Benji but now that I have, I think I need to get to Blockbuster to pick this one up. I highly recommend.


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