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




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Clayton (voice)
Kala (voice)
Jane (voice)
Tarzan (voice)
Kerchak (voice)
Tantor (voice)
Young Tarzan (voice)
Terk (voice)
Beth Anderson ...
(voice) (as Robert Bergen)
Billy Bodine ...
(voice) (as Billy Warden Bodine)
(voice) (as Roger Bumpass)


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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An immortal legend. As you've only imagined.


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Release Date:

18 June 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tarzan  »

Box Office


$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Did You Know?


The movie went back into the Disney vault on January 31, 2002. Typically, this means the VHS and DVD versions of the movie were pulled from store shelves on this day, and the movie won't re-appear in either format for 10 years. See more »


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 »


Terk: What kind of primitive beasts are responsible for this mess?
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Crazy Credits

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


Trashin' The Camp
Music and Lyrics by Phil Collins
Produced and Arranged by Phil Collins
Noises Performed by Phil Collins
Vocals by Rosie O'Donnell
Additional Musical Arrangements by Paul Bogaev
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27 July 2004 | by (england) – See all my reviews

Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr That is the main phrase of what Tarzan uses when trouble is about to come. I did enjoy this movie, every minute of it, it was made in 1999, i think it was is the first ever tarzan movie to be made into a catoon and to be made by Disney. I you like this movie then i am pretty sure you will like Tarzan and Jane because that concludes the next part of Tarzan of what he gets up to this time in the jungle and what missions he does. I give this movie 10 out of 10 because i think it's brilliant. I hope they will make a 3rd Tarzan movie, it would be great to see Tarzan as a daddy. Who know what the future will hold, i hope there will be another movie because Tarzan is so cool.

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