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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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George de la selva  »

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Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 3,167,357 (Germany) (6 February 1998)

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DEM 13,512,461 (Germany) (13 March 1998)
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Trivia

The ground in the jungle was made out of mashed potatoes. See more »

Goofs

Toucans and capuchin monkeys are found naturally only in the Americas, orangutans, rhesus macaques, gibbons, and Indian elephants are found naturally only in Asia, and Sulfur Crested Cockatoos are found naturally only in Australia. 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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Man On The Flying Trapeze
(1867)
Music by Gaston Lyle (uncredited)
Lyrics by George Leybourne (uncredited)
Arranged by Marc Shaiman
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My children have never grown tired of this movie.
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This is a great family movie! My children, aged 4-8, love it and it has become one of my all time favorite live action family films. I have enjoyed watching it many times and it is a welcomed addition to our family video library. The drums beats never fail to get me in the mood for George.


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