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Benji the Hunted (1987)

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 ...
Himself
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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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5 June 1987 (USA)  »

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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 »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Followed by Benji See more »

Soundtracks

Too Many Yesterdays
Music by Betty Box and Euel Box
Lyrics by Joe Camp
Performed by Guy Hovis
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The best Benji movie I've seen so far!
27 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing the first two Benji movies as a kid, but when this came out, I was in high school and didn't have an interest in seeing it during that time in my life. Just now watched this on DVD, twenty years later after it was released in theaters, and I can honestly say that my girlfriend and I truly enjoyed this movie. Some of the peril might be a little upsetting for small children or sensitive viewers, but it simulated drama that was more compelling than the first two Benji movies. The first movie will always be a classic, but this movie seemed to be more effective, probably due to the setting and the plot. Having less cheesy human dialog like the first two movies had was refreshing as well. Just letting the animals "act" made for an enjoyable movie watching experience. Anyone who is an animal lover will really love this movie! I highly recommend it!


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