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George of the Jungle (1997)

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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)

Gross:

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

Some scenes filmed for the movie, but not part of the final product include George saving Ursula from a quicksand pit, George and Beatrice's dog Coco exploring the mall and Lyle returning from jail with a shaved head and eye patch. See more »

Goofs

Shep is clearly an Indian elephant, none of which are found in the wild in Africa. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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

As the credits begin to roll, "Ape" suddenly calls out, "Hey, doesn't anyone want to know what happened to me?!" We then see a wild Las Vegas show with Ape dressed up in blue sequens singing "My Way." 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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My children have never grown tired of this movie.
18 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

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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