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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Paul Young (story)
John Bunzel (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
31 March 1995 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The story of a 15 year old boy and one incredible gorilla on the road to freedom. See more »
Plot:
Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Excellent family film!!!!!!! See more (9 total) »

Cast

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Wil Horneff ... Rick Heller
Jean Marie Barnwell ... Lacey Carr

Helen Shaver ... Margaret Heller

John C. McGinley ... Max Carr
Marvin J. McIntyre ... Bob the Paramedic

Peter Boyle ... Gus Charnley

Gregory Itzin ... Walter Mallinson

Titus Welliver ... Sergeant Markle

Thomas F. Wilson ... Det. Lou Greenberg (as Tom Wilson)

Alan Ruck ... Dan Woodley

Janet Carroll ... Judge Billings
John Procaccino ... Ed Price

Obba Babatundé ... Interpreter
David Wingert ... Gary James

John Pleshette ... Donald Carr
Keith Swift ... Dino
Michael MacRae ... Country Store Cop
Bruce Wright ... Jack Graham
David MacIntyre ... Charnley's Guard #1
Bob Cea ... Charnley's Guard #2

John Billingsley ... Daryl

Sarah Brooke ... Lacey's Mom
Jordan Michelman ... Lacey's Brother
Burton Gilliam ... Dwayne

Troy Evans ... Farmer
Sandra Lee Dejong ... Farmer's Wife
Larry Albert ... Plain Clothes Officer
Amy Scott ... Burger Girl

Chad Lindberg ... Burger Boss
Drake Collier ... Anchorman
Monica Hart ... Anchorwoman
Peter Abrahamson ... Gorilla Team

Bill Barretta ... Gorilla Team

Debbie Lee Carrington ... Gorilla Team (as Debbie Carrington)
Don McLeod ... Gorilla Team
Karyn Malchus ... Gorilla Team
Talia Paul ... Gorilla Team
Don Brady ... Search Cop
Doris Bloom ... Country Store Cashier
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Edward Baker ... Delinquent
Anton J. Schneider ... Baliff

Frank Welker ... Special Vocal Effects (voice)
Michael Taylor Donovan ... Cameraman (uncredited)
Maher McClung ... Court Spectator (uncredited)

Leif Tilden ... Katie the gorilla (uncredited)

Directed by
John Gray 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Paul Young (story)

John Bunzel (screenplay) and
Paul Young (screenplay)

Produced by
Jennifer Graham Billings .... associate producer
Tony Gardner .... associate producer
Susan E. Novick .... associate producer
Brian Reilly .... executive producer
Jeffrey Silver .... producer
 
Original Music by
Green Jellÿ 
Mark Snow 
 
Cinematography by
Donald M. Morgan 
 
Film Editing by
Maryann Brandon 
 
Casting by
Debi Manwiller 
 
Production Design by
Roy Forge Smith 
 
Art Direction by
Gilbert Wong 
 
Set Decoration by
Jan Pascale 
 
Costume Design by
Ingrid Ferrin 
 
Makeup Department
Jim Beinke .... gorilla suits fabrication, gorilla hair design and supervision, puppeteer
Beate Eisele .... special makeup effects artist
Katharina Hirsch-Smith .... key makeup artist
Laine Liu .... makeup artist: Hawaii
George O'Neill .... assistant hair stylist
George O'Neill .... assistant makeup artist
Scott Oshita .... special makeup effects artist
David Barrett .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Laura J. Medina .... unit production manager
Betty Pollock .... production supervisor: Hawaii
Pamela Reis .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Karen Estelle Collins .... second assistant director (as Karen E. Collins)
Richard Feury .... first assistant director
Jeff Kay .... second second assistant director
Robert Loeser .... second second assistant director (as Bob Loeser)
 
Art Department
Sophia Barashkoff .... stand-by painter
Denise Boquist .... paint forperson
Mervyn Chang .... construction coordinator: Hawaii
Leslie Craig .... assistant art director: Hawaii
Louise Del Araujo .... lead
Jacqueline English .... assistant art director
Sean Everett .... property master (as Sean E. Markland)
Steven E. Eyrse .... head painter
Steven E. Eyrse .... scenic artist
Alan Feffer .... propmaker
Alan Frey .... property assistant
Neil Gahm .... propmaker foreman
Kelly Graham .... set designer
Travis Huston .... property assistant
Terry Kempf .... construction coordinator
Noelle King .... art department coordinator
Carissa J. McHugh .... property assistant
Cynthia Nibler .... on-set dresser
Cynthia Nibler .... property assistant
Drew Pinniger .... assistant property master
Tom Price .... storyboard artist
Brent Rice .... set dresser
Steve Roll .... construction gang boss
David Storm .... set dresser
Bradley Thordarson .... set carpenter
Nick Worsfold .... scenic artist
 
Sound Department
Bob Baron .... adr mixer
David Boulton .... adr mixer
Kim B. Christensen .... sound effects editor
Bruce Darby .... assistant sound editor
Richard Duarte .... foley mixer
Cam Eason .... cable: Hawaii unit
Malcolm Fife .... foley editor
Chris Grigg .... assistant sound editor
Nancy Jencks .... assistant sound editor
Stephen Kearney .... assistant sound editor
Charles Kelly .... production sound mixer: Hawaii
Linda Lew .... foley mixer
Lew Maddox .... production sound mixer: Hawaii
Michael Mennies .... assistant sound editor
Douglas Murray .... supervising sound editor
Jennifer Myers .... foley artist
Jonathan Null .... assistant sound editor
Margie O'Malley .... foley artist
John Pritchett .... production sound mixer
E. Jeane Putnam .... adr editor
Richard Quinn .... dialogue editor
David M. Roberts .... boom operator
Leslie Shatz .... sound designer
Leslie Shatz .... sound re-recording mixer
Charles Tomaras .... second boom operator
Charles Tomaras .... utility sound
Hugh Waddell .... adr editor
Hugh Waddell .... adr supervisor
Marian Wallace .... sound re-recording mixer
Gail Carroll-Coe .... boom operator: Hawaii (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Tamara Carlson .... fabrication crew: Alterian Studios
Nick Fennel .... special effects
Tony Gardner .... gorilla designer and creator
Robbie Knott .... special effects coordinator
Tom Knott .... special effects foreman
Rodd Matsui .... special effects technician
Carolyn Oros .... special effects technician
Michael A. Pearce .... foam latex supervisor
Johanna Pizzo .... contact lens technician
Tom Irvin .... special makeup effects artist: Alterian Studios (uncredited)
 
Stunts
David Boushey .... stunts
Jamie S. Bunch .... stunts (as Jamie Sue Bunch)
Gary Combs .... stunts
Joe Dunne .... stunt coordinator
Corey Michael Eubanks .... stunts (as Corey Eubanks)
Gene Hartline .... stunts
Chris Howell .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Beaumont .... key grip
Neil Bestwick .... key rigging grip
John Bramley .... still photographer
Russell Caldwell .... best boy electric: Hawaii
Bob Calnan .... rigging gaffer
Bill Coe .... first assistant camera
Ron Cooney .... key grip: Hawaii
Glenn DiVincenzo .... Steadicam operator
Mark Duncan .... second assistant camera
Richard Engel .... electrician
Brett Fletcher .... dolly grip: Hawaii unit
Jim Gavin .... loader
Billy Heath .... dolly grip (as Bill Heath)
Neil Holcomb .... best boy electric
Frank M. Holgate .... helicopter camera operator
Larry Kaster .... gaffer
Douglas Olivares .... first assistant camera: Hawaii
Rebecca Revak .... second assistant camera
Louis J. Rogers III .... electrician
David Roth .... second assistant camera
Gregory D. Smith .... grip
Jeffrey P. Soderberg .... rigging gaffer
Tama Takahashi .... first assistant camera (as Tama Pollard)
Paul Varrieur .... camera operator: "a" camera
Scott Watkins .... best boy grip
Gary Welch .... best boy grip: Hawaii
Mitch Wood .... 24 frame video operator
Elizabeth Ziegler .... Steadicam operator
 
Casting Department
Amy Caton-Ford .... extras casting
Anna Fishburn .... extras casting
Tina Kerr .... extras casting
Kelly McCall .... extras casting
Jodi Rothfield .... seattle casting
Kelly Ryan .... seattle casting
Eileen Stringer .... casting assistant: Los Angeles
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lynda Foote .... costume supervisor
Anne Hoss .... set costumer: Hawaii (as Ann Hoss)
Frances Kenny .... set costumer
Sally Roberts .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Scott Brock .... assistant editor: lightworks
Mark Goldman .... assistant editor: lightworks
John Hendrickson .... assistant film editor
Bob Kaiser .... color timer
Theresa Repola Mohammed .... negative cutter
Ralph O. Sepulveda Jr. .... first assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Budd Carr .... music supervisor
Jeff Charbonneau .... music editor
Danny Mann .... special vocal effects
Lolita Ritmanis .... orchestrator
Lonnie Sill .... music supervisor
Leif Tilden .... special vocal effects
 
Transportation Department
Greg Bronner .... driver
Marlo Hellerstein .... transportation coordinator
David Marder .... transportation coordinator
Doug Phillips .... picture car coordinator
William Powell .... driver
 
Other crew
John Albrecht .... payroll accountant
Ronald Arthur Baker .... caterer
Mark Campbell .... production assistant
Robaire Charbonneau .... key set stylist
Emmett Dennis III .... location manager: Hawaii
Elizabeth Ervin .... production coordinator
Roger Fouts .... technical advisor
Pam Fuller .... script supervisor (as Pam J. Fuller)
Tony Gardner .... animatronic effects supervisor
Tony Gardner .... puppeteer
Kevin Harris .... accountant
Valencia Kaye .... craft service
Hico Koike .... production associate
Lori LoCicero .... assistant to director
Toru Miyazawa .... production associate
Heather Murphy .... production coordinator: Washington
Lynn Murphy .... location manager
Ken Osburn .... production assistant
Jerry Pratt .... production assistant
Bill Pugin .... sign language coach
Morgan Rhodes .... production assistant
Deborah Ross .... title designer
Melinda Simon .... assistant location manager
Sheilah Sullivan .... assistant accountant
Diane Tennyson .... key set production assistant
Virginia Travers .... craft service
Joshua Vancil .... key production assistant
Joshua Vancil .... location assistant
Bonnie Weis .... accountant
Marvin Williams .... production assistant
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc .... helicopter pilot: Hawaii
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG for mild language
Runtime:
100 min
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Factual errors: Rick Heller and Katie stopped by a Burger Resturant, Gorillas don't eat meat especially Hamburgers because Gorillas are herbivores and strictly vegetarian.See more »
Quotes:
Rick Heller:[shouting] Couple of guys looking for adventure!See more »
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Soundtrack:
Born To Be WildSee more »

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5 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Excellent family film!!!!!!!, 24 March 2002
Author: Roguexmn55 from Alabama

This film is great for the entire family. You will smile, laugh, and even cry together. Excellent bonding between man and animal! Courtroom scenes are dramatic but also funny. Even animals know the difference between right and wrong, as Katie brings her opinions to be known.

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