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Tarzan in Manhattan (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure  -  15 April 1989 (USA)
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Tarzan goes to New York to rescue the chimp Cheetah, who has been captured by an evil animal experimenter. There, he teams up with Jane, a cab driver and daughter of an ex-cop private eye, ... See full summary »

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Joe Lara ...
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Peter Sherayko
Robert Benedetti
Jim Doughan
Darnell Gregorio-De Palma
Joel Carlson
Jerry Queeney
Terry Millines
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Tarzan goes to New York to rescue the chimp Cheetah, who has been captured by an evil animal experimenter. There, he teams up with Jane, a cab driver and daughter of an ex-cop private eye, who help Tarzan free Cheetah and his friends. Written by Glenn St-Germain <glenn@v-wave.com>

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One of the funniest films ever - though not sure that was intended
26 August 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film is hilarious. It takes the tarzan character and moves him to New York in search of his missing monkey friend, to do a whole fish out of water plot line, as well as the usual good vs evil thing that seems to be present in most films these days, and obviously the obligatory love story.

Tony Curtis, though it should go without saying, is absolutely superb in it. The overacting involved in his part really just makes his role so funny. He plays the ex cop father of the love interest who occasionally masquerades as a main part, and adds a touch of (intended) humour to the film.

Everyone should watch it at least once just for the experience, and as it is the perfect TV movie it should be on somewhere soon!


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