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A Cry in the Wild (1990)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Thriller  |  1 June 1990 (USA)
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13-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of an unreported plane crash. Alone in the Yukon wilderness, Brian must learn to survive by his wits, find food and shelter, and brave wild, hungry ... See full summary »

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13-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of an unreported plane crash. Alone in the Yukon wilderness, Brian must learn to survive by his wits, find food and shelter, and brave wild, hungry animals until or if he is found. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Based on the book "Hatchet" written by Gary Paulsen. See more »

Goofs

When Brian first flees from the mosquitoes and takes refuge under a log, the shadow of a boom microphone can be seen sweeping across the lower right of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Rescue plane pilot: Hey, I picked up your emergency transmission. Who are you?
Brian Robeson: I'm Brian Robenson. Want something to eat?
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Followed by White Wolves III: Cry of the White Wolf (2000) See more »

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good movie
17 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first time I saw this movie was when I was I think 4 and loved it.The second time I saw this film i saw the beginning of it in the fifth grade.

Finally at the age of thirteen I caught it on Showtime. It all in all is a good movie I like the realistic survival aspects of the movie. It had very good acting and gave the book it was based on justice. Since I liked it so much I think I will Buy it at Christmas. Jared Rushton gives a good performance in it and so does Ned Betty. I think the movie could have told more about the mother and father's story though. I would not recommend the sequels,because they were kind of cheap and pointless, and piggybacked the first one. so just see the first one and not the cheap sequels.


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