A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human.

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Cast

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Clayton (voice)
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Kala (voice)
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Jane (voice)
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Tarzan (voice)
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Kerchak (voice)
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Tantor (voice)
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Young Tarzan (voice)
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Terk (voice)
Beth Anderson ...
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Jack Angel ...
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(voice) (as Robert Bergen)
Billy Bodine ...
(voice) (as Billy Warden Bodine)
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(voice) (as Roger Bumpass)
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The movie is about the life of Tarzan. Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the decision as to which family he should belong to... Written by Extron

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tarzan | jungle | africa | gorilla | disney | See All (90) »

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An immortal legend. As you've only imagined.


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18 June 1999 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,221,968 (USA) (18 June 1999)

Gross:

$171,085,177 (USA) (18 February 2000)
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Trivia

"Deep Canvas": The brand-new technique created by Disney for use in Tarzan, which allows 2D hand-drawn characters to exist seamlessly in a fully 3D environment. See more »

Goofs

The "You'll Be in My Heart" musical sequence shows lemurs in the jungle nearby. Lemurs only exist on the island of Madagascar. See more »

Quotes

Tarzan: Kerchak, forgive me.
Kerchak: No. Forgive me, for not understanding that you have always been one of us. Our family will look to you now.
Tarzan: No. Kerchak.
Kerchak: Take care of them, my son. Take care of them.
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Crazy Credits

During the Walt Disney Pictures opening logo, the background turns into that of a jungle. See more »

Connections

References In the Bag (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

You'll Be in My Heart
Music and Lyrics by Phil Collins
Produced by Mark Mancina and Phil Collins
Arranged by Mark Mancina
Vocals by Phil Collins and Glenn Close
Orchestra Conducted by Mark Mancina
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Chimp champ
23 September 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great film, it moves right along fast, has great characters, action, voice, music is just right, great animation, you name it. Lives up to the Tarzan heritage and then some. I highly recommend this one.

Definitely something to jump up and down about.


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