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Walk Like a Man (1987)

PG | | Comedy | 17 April 1987 (USA)
Boy raised by wolves is reunited as an adult with his real family.

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Reggie Shand / Henry Shand
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Margaret Shand
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Rhonda Shand
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Penny
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Walter Welmont
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Bob (Bub) Downs
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Jack Mollins
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Fred Land
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As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to life with humans. While his mother is overjoyed to see him again, Bobo's older brother Henry is more worried about losing his share of the inheritance. As Bobo progresses with Penny's lessons, Henry plots to have him eliminated. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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$460,608 (USA)
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Trivia

At the DragonCon convention in 2011, Christopher Lloyd claimed this movie was the one he was most embarrassed by. See more »

Goofs

The Super Big Gulp that Penny buys for BoBo is obviously an empty cup. See more »

Quotes

Rhonda Shand: You're the only man whoever bet on a horse that started from a kneeling position.
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Referenced in ER: Walk Like a Man (2002) See more »

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Sidewalk Talk
Performed and Produced by Jellybean
Courtesy of EMI America Records
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A laugh-out-loud flick.
6 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you ever feel like watching a movie for just pure fun and just taking a step out of serious stuff in most movies, this is the movie you must see. The 80's cheese makes this movie so funny!

Its all about a baby boy, nicknamed Bobo, that has been banished by his older brotherinto the wilderness and then gets raised by wolves.28 years later a scientist goes into the woods to study a pack of wolves until she stumble upon the human wolf. Bringing him back to civilization, she teaches Bobo to read, talk, walk, and write his name in the favor for Bobo's mischievous brother to sign some papers to have $30,000,000 from their late father's savings into his own money instead of splitting the money down the middle. And thats where the wackiness begins. Notice the 80's story plot?

I'm not a man that is into mindless movies like Dude Where's My Car?, Bill & Ted Excellent Adventure, or Harold and Kumar Goes to White Castle for examples. But this movie, which somewhat fits into this category, makes me never get tired of watching it. It's just pure fun! 7/10


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