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Wild America (1997)

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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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moose | bear | alligator | cave | wolf | See All (12) »

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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)  »

Also Known As:

América Selvagem  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Francis Fisher plays Jonathan Taylor Thomas's character's mother in this film. In 1991 she was cast as his character's mother in the show "Home Improvement", but was replaced due to poor early audience reaction to her. See more »

Goofs

When the boys are going back to the cave after Mark has broken his leg, he is using one crutch and on the wrong leg. He is using it to support the leg without the cast, and putting full pressure on the cast. Later he switches the crutch to the other side. See more »

Quotes

Sarah, a British Hippy Girl: [gesturing her body in a sexy behavior] Devonshire cream: The creamiest cream.
Mark Stouffer: They paid you for that.
Sarah, a British Hippy Girl: It's not so easy. You try it with a camera in your face, and a cow sniffing around your bum.
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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

Magic Carpet Ride
Performed by Steppenwolf
Words and Music by John Kay and Ruchton Moreve
Courtesy of MCA Records
By Arrangement with MCA Special Markets and Products
Published by Duchess Music Corporation/Kings Road Music (BMI)
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Great Children's Movie
14 March 2004 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Wild America was one of my brother's favorites growing up. We watched it ritually whenever we went over to our aunt's house. Wild America tells the story of three brothers who wish to film a nature film for their town to show them the beauties of their country. Jonathon Taylor Thomas stars in this story of brotherly love, ambition, and beauty. The script is filled with laughs, and even if you may not cry at this wonderful family film, you may be close to tears. From the rolling hills to the desert, this is truly an American movie. Though smaller children may not enjoy it, an audience of ages 8 and above will find it a treat. I recommend this film to anyone who has had a brother or has had a dream.


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