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White Fang (I) (1991)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Drama  |  18 January 1991 (USA)
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Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.

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Jack Conroy is a young gold hunter, who seeks for gold in the enormous and the snowy deserts of Alaska. He save one day, a mixed dogwolf from the hands of a cruel man, and a brave friendship develops between the two. The dogwolf, who named "the white fang" for it's sharp and white tooth, was left alone after his mother was killed by a hunter. After a while, the white fang was taken from jack, by a man who putted him in an illegal dog fighting pen, to fight other dogs. White Fang becomes a professional, experienced and a cruel killer. But unexpectedly, jack meets him again after a long term, and they return to be friends. When a group of criminals wants to steal Jack's gold, White Fang is the only one who can help him to fight them off. Written by rsilberman

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

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$34,793,160 (USA)
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The Bear that White Fang takes on to protect Jack is played by "Bart the Bear" who played the infamous "Bald Headed Bear" in The Great Outdoors. See more »

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The trees in the movie are large and robust. Yukon, and especially Klondike, trees are stunted by the harsh climate. See more »

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Jack Conroy: Is there any good reason why we can't just bury him here? I don't think he'll know the difference.
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White Fang
16 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i remember watching this film when i was kid back in 1991. I was and still am a lover of Wolves, and this film really got to me. I just purchased the DVD last night, and am so excited to re-live what was once my all time favorite movie. The acting and the scenery in this film are amazing, i can still remember sitting in my bedroom watching Ethan Hawke's character walking up that huge slope to get to the top and meet with the people he is going to mine gold with. Along the way White Fang comes along and helps him and protects him. It is one of the greatest movies having to do with the gold mining and wildlife. White fang was my hero as an animal as i was growing up, and i had always wished that i could find a wolf, and live in alaksa with it by my side.


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