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FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)

The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus.

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Hexxus (voice)
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Crysta (voice)
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Pips (voice)
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Zak (voice)
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Batty Koda (voice)
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Magi Lune (voice)
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Ralph (voice)
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Tony (voice)
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Stump (voice)
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Root (voice)
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Goanna (voice) (as Tone-Loc)
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Knotty (voice)
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Ock (voice)
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Elder #1 (voice)
Janet Gilmore ...
Fairy #1 (voice)
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Storyline

The fairies live in a peaceful place in the forest called Fern Gully which has been protected for many years by Magi, a wise fairy with strong powers. Her grand-daughter Crysta is a charming, beautiful fairy that is very intrigued about the world outside of Fern Gully. She along with the other fairies in the forest do not believe humans exist and are only in stories, until a crazy bat by the name of Batty, comes and tells them all these crazy stories about how he was captured by humans and experimented on. At first no one believes him except Crysta and she is determined to find out if humans are real. She goes to a place called Mount Warning, where the evil shadow of destruction Hexxus is known to be trapped, and finds a human named Zak. When he is almost crushed by a tree Crysta accidently shrinks him to fairy-size and he falls on a tree that is about to be devoured by "The Leveller". "The Leveller" is a wood cutting machine that has been cutting down every tree the humans have been ... Written by Danisha Williams

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10 April 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Aventuras de Zak e Crysta na Floresta Tropical  »

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$24,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$24,650,296 (USA)
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The logo of apparel company Body Glove can be found among the handprints in the opening. (Look along the bottom for one with polygons inside of it). See more »

Goofs

When Pips jumps up onto Zak's stereo while trying to describe what it is, one of the camera views does not show the control buttons on the top surface. See more »

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Magi Lune: [opening narration] Our world was much larger then. The forest went on forever. We tree spirits nurtured the harmony of all living things, but our closest friends were humans. Then, as sometimes happens, the balance of nature shifted. Hexxus, the very spirit of destruction rose up from the bowels of the earth, and rained down his poison. The forest was nearly destroyed, many lives were lost and the humans fled in fear, never to return. Most believe they did not survive. It was only ...
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Additional lyrics by Stuart Young and Nik Young
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A wonderful classic that is very overlooked
23 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought FernGully was just so lovable and cute, and I have always remembered enjoying the hell out of it every time I watched it. It was great fun from start to finish and it's rating is a drastic understatement of what impact this simple little film can have on you if you let it.

All the characters were cute and likable, and the story is really different and fresh. I also thought that it was very hilarious at times, and just all around completely entertaining. It was so interesting and fun to watch, and in the end is that not what a film is supposed to do? In my opinion, it is a classic, that needs to be viewed by a lot more people, for how great it really is. Please see it really soon if you are any bit interested in it, because I swear you will not be let down by FernGully at all.


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