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George of the Jungle (1997)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  16 July 1997 (USA)
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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)

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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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Trivia

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

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When George is showing off to Ursula by vine swinging and he swings past saying "look no hands", there is what looks to be black duct tape keeping his loincloth up. 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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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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Not nearly as lame as I thought it'd be.
9 September 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Actually, a lot of fun.

Sure, it's lame. It's SUPPOSED to be lame. It pokes fun at itself for being lame. ("George can't die -- he's the hero.") Don't expect great special effects, real Nature, a solid plot, or Oscar-caliber acting. This is mind candy.

In a lot of ways, the plot is like Titanic -- nice new boy steals girl away from sleezebag fiancee she's just marrying to please her mother. But since Ursula ditches Lyle before taking up with George, there's none of the moral bankruptcy that made Titanic such a stinker. And, of course, nobody is supposed to take George of the Jungle seriously anyway.


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