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FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)

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The magical inhabitants of a rainforest called FernGully fight to save their home that 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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Edler #1 (voice)
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Fairy #1 (voice)
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The fairy people of FernGully have never seen humans before, but when Chrysta sees one, Zak, she accidentally shrinks him down to her size. But there is trouble in FernGully, for Zak is part of a logging team who is there to cut down the forest. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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forest | fairy | rain forest | logging | bat | See more »

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They live in a secret world touched by magic and surrounded by nature, and the only human who has ever been there, must now fight to save it. See more »


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10 April 1992 (USA)  »

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$24,650,296 (USA)
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Robin Williams performed the "Batty Rap" himself. See more »

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The window that Zak climbs through to get inside the leveler is shown to be halfway up from the inside but is rolled all the way down from the outside. See more »

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Batty Koda: Gravity works.
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On behalf of the actors and producers and in appreciation of assistance given by The Smithsonian Institution, FAI is directing the Smithsonian funds from the proceeds of "FernGully" for projects of benefit to the world's environment. See more »

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A little dated but still has charm
21 June 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I hate getting a film you loved as a child and watching it as an adult only to find it's completely lost it's magic over time. Having pushed all my videos to the back of a dark cupboard, I hadn't actually watched the film in years until I bought it last week on DVD.

Ferngully has it's problems, some of the songs were written with the days music heavily in the forefront so they haven't really stood the test of time. The overall message of taking care of the environment will seem heavy handed to an adult, although I remember feeling inspired by it as a child.

That aside I cannot vault the voice acting, Tim Curry, Robin Williams, Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, they all deliver great performances. The animation is terrific and looks very much like Disney movies of the time. The stories hero's are compelling to watch, you really do care about what happens to them as it progresses to the climax, all this is woven together with touching little moments in the animation and a clever and funny set of supporting characters.

Will children today enjoy it? I'd say let them watch it, everyone has their own tastes and preferences and it's no different with children. They'll either like it or they won't.

I'm not sure if an adult who missed it as a child will enjoy it, again I think it depends on the person, but if this was a part of your childhood, it might be worth seeing it again I think it still definitely has a place in my heart.


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