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Wild America (1997)

 -  Action | Adventure | Comedy  -  2 July 1997 (USA)
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Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming ... See full summary »

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Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, bears and moose. Written by Anonymous

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take a ride on the wild side.


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Rated PG for language and some adventure peril | See all certifications »

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2 July 1997 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$2,875,117 (USA) (4 July 1997)

Gross:

$7,324,662 (USA) (15 August 1997)
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Trivia

The real-life Stouffer brothers played the three stranded travelers. See more »

Goofs

The scene where Marshall and Mark are in the swamp, Marty is clearly seen not filming them being chased by the alligator but later on in the movie, when they show their film they show the alligator chasing Mark and Marshall. See more »

Quotes

Donna Jo: You guys are great. There's no way we'd see guys doing stuff like this at the University. Damn, all the boys do there is study or throw footballs. It takes an imaginative guys to think of something like this. The kind of guy who'd consider shooting out streetlights, quality entertainment. The kind of guy who'd risk his little brother's life for some stupid race. Don't be an asshole, Marty.
Marty Stouffer: You're right, Donna Jo. It was stupid. It's a dumb idea all the way around.
Donna Jo: Grow up! And when you do, give...
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Crazy Credits

Wildlife documentary from the 1982 TV series by the real Marty Stouffer accompanies the credits. See more »

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References Wild America (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Bend Me Shape Me
Performed by American Breed
Words and Music by Larry Weiss & Scott English
Courtesy of MCA Records
By Arrangement with MCA Special Markets and Products
Published by Helios Music Corporation (BMI)
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Awesome family movie depicting one of America's best loved filmographer!
6 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is an absolute classic! It's Disney at its best for the wild at heart it is timeless. The relationship between the brothers makes the movie. Each character is beautifully woven and "real".

Inspired by imperfect but truly loving and good old American idealist parents, the boys leap out of the nest and clamor after their own dreams. It rings true to any wise parent, who knows that someday they will have to let go. Great movie for the whole family! A beautiful story of family ties, courage, perseverance and imperfect but admirable characters who each learn their very own lesson. It truly captures the essence of true American spirit! Watch for - The real Stouffer brothers who have cameos in the film as three "uncredited" ruffians (in the scene where the boys are driving to snow country).


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