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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
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Donna Jo
Leighanne Littrell ...
Tanna (as Leighanne Wallace)
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Julie Anne
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Bud
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Sarah
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Betsy
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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

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

Marshall uses his brothers' toothbrushes (the green and yellow ones) to clean the toilet, then places them back in the holders with their names on them. Marty's is yellow, Mark's is green and Marshall's is blue. Later that night, Marty is using the blue toothbrush, Mark is using the dirty green, and Marshall is using the dirty yellow one. 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

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 »

Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1997 (1998) See more »

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Goldenman
Performed by SPIES
Words and Music by Mardo, Bob, Zig
Produced by Bobby Bee in Association
with Widescope Entertainment, Inc.
Mixed by Greg Ladanyl
Courtesy of Widescope Entertainment, Inc.
Published by Zachary Creek Music, Inc. (BMI), Fig Garden Music (BMI), and Lil' Man In A Boat Publishing,
Inc. (BMI)
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I enjoyed this.
14 March 2001 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

I thought this flick was great fun. I thought the acting was pretty decent and not as bad as other people say. Sure, the three leads are all teen idols, but I am not going to knock their performances because of that. Still, I continue to enjoy this flick, and always will


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