George grows up in the jungle raised by apes. Based on the Cartoon series.

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Baby George got into a plane crash in a jungle, stayed alive and was adopted by a wise ape. Ursula Stanhope, US noble woman is saved from death on safari by grown-up George, and he takes her to jungle to live with him. He slowly learns a rules of human relationships, while Ursula's lover Lyle is looking for her and the one who took her. After they are found, Ursula takes George to the USA. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for crude humor and mild violence, language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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$55,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,878,989 (USA) (18 July 1997)

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DEM 13,512,461 (Germany) (13 March 1998)
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The ground in the jungle was made out of mashed potatoes. See more »

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When the guides are talking about Lyles "magic pictures", one of them says how he prefers the "resolution of his Zeiss 35mm" in Swahili. This is translated incorrectly by Kwame as the "resolution of his Leica 35mm" See more »

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Narrator: Deep in the heart of Africa is a place no man has ever entered. The place that belongs to the lion, the elephant and the ape. A place known as the Bukuvu. Travellers flying overhead can only glimpse at its many marvels, its sparkling rivers, its lush veldts, its billowy cloud formations and its hidden mountains. Never fear, my friends. All was not lost. Scraped and boo-booed, they searched high and low, but they never recovered their most precious cargo.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, Ape says "Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the king of the jungle". You then hear George yell, followed by a loud thud. See more »

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Spoofs Medicine Man (1992) See more »

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Don't Rain On My Parade
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Written by Bob Merrill and Jule Styne
Performed by Barbra Streisand
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Even though it's a Disney movie...
29 April 2001 | by (Saskatchewan, Canada) – See all my reviews

Even though it's a Disney movie and can be viewed by the whole family, the movie was quite funny. Not Naked Gun funny, but still funny nonetheless. It is definitely worth the price of rental or purchase, so long as you like silly/unrealistic circumstances, talking animals, etc.

For those of you keeping score, this movie was much funnier than Dudley Do-Right, which had some similarities.


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