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Wild America (1997)

Three brothers who are obsessed with animals are given permission from their parents to travel around America with a camera documenting wildlife.

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Agnes
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Marty Sr.
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Leon
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Stango
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D.C.
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Annie
Anastasia Spivey ...
Donna Jo
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Tanna (as Leighanne Wallace)
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Julie Anne
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Bud
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Sarah
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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)

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

As the three brothers are heading up into the Willis Peak, they drive by three lone men you can see, who a little later likely become the thugs who rob them blind. These three men you see a shot of when the brothers go by are actually the real life Stouffer brothers. 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

Marty Stouffer: It's quiet in there.
Mark Stouffer: That's because he's dead. Dad killed him.
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Crazy Credits

Right before the credits roll: On April 6, 1977 "The Predators" aired on NBC narrated by Robert Redford. Marty went on to produce the acclaimed series "Wild America". Mark became an Emmy award winner and one of the foremost wildlife filmmakers in the world. Marshall recently complete a documentary about endangered snails. He is now looking for bigger game. (Then a postcard of "Mom and Dad" saying "Greetings from Hawaii) And Agnes spent two glorious weeks on the beaches of Hawaii while Marty Sr. combed the island for car parts. See more »

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References The Predators (1976) See more »

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Pushin' Too Hard
Performed by The Seeds
Written by Sky Saxon
Courtesy of GNP Crescendo Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with Celebrity Licensing, Inc.
Published by Neil Music, Inc. (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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