A shape-shifting mountain man and a group of children team up to protect an enchanted forest from evil lumberjacks.

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Clovis Madison
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John McKenna is a spiritual being who is able to transform into bear, wolf or eagle. He lives in the forests of Tanglewood and has dedicated his life to protect them. One day a gang of evil lumberjacks led by Travis Thorne arrive Tanglewood to chop the forest down. McKenna cannot let this happen, and together with his new friends - Lords of the Tanglewood, a band of children who love to play in the forest - he battles against Thorne and his evil gang. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG for fight scenes and some mild language | See all certifications »

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5 November 1996 (USA)  »

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Travis Thorne: [on Tanglewood Forest] ... There's a hundred million board-feet of lumber up there, and I want it all... I couldn't care less about the progress of anyone except me.
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The spirit of forest, who help to protect the nature.
4 February 2010 | by (New York, U.S.) – See all my reviews

I remember this film since My childhood - in those time, when it was in all the cinemas, I was just 5 y.o. But I still wonder about this interesting, beautiful and great movie, which full of love to the animals, to the forests, to the world, that surround us...

We know Chuck Norris as a fighter, as a man, who shows to the bad guys the meaning of "honour" with fists and legs, but this time we'll see him as a hero, who has a magic power and a power of the nature itself. I'm glad to watch this movie in every possible time, and advise it to You too.

Actually, I can't understand, why such great, wonderful, really perfect movie has low votes and bad reviews - I can't agree with people, who say about it like about "very simple, usual and not interesting movie", You may just to watch it, to understand, that it's not so.

Here's the amazing movie for all Your family, as for children, as for grandfathers and grandmothers, for all audience. I very hope, that You'll find something interesting and really sensitive for Your soul and for Your heart after watching "The forest warrior".

My mark is 10 out of 10, and I don't even think, that it may be another one!..


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