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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Storyline

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)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£140,378 (UK) (8 October 1999)

Gross:

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

A teapot and set of teacups in the explorers' camp bears a sharp resemblance to Mrs. Potts and her teacup children from Beauty and the Beast (1991). When Tantor sees them, he is scared that they may come to life. Terk responds "Pull yourself together. You're embarrassing me. These things aren't alive." In Beauty and the Beast (1991), of course, they are. See more »

Goofs

Tarzan as an adult would have a full beard. He would also of course, be naked. See more »

Quotes

Young Tantor: [Sees Tarzan swimming] Piranha! It's a piranha!
Tantor's Mother: Tantor, there are no piranhas in Africa.
Elephant #1: Don't tell the kid that. Of course there are piranhas in Africa.
Elephant #2: No, she's right. They're native to South America.
Elephant #1: Oh, come on, now.
Elephant #2: You think I would be standing here if they were?
[Meanwhile, Tarzan is trying to get a hair from the first elephant's tail]
Young Tantor: Look out, he's right behind you!
Tantor's Mother: For the last time, honey, there are no piranhas in...
Elephant #1: My butt! Something's got my butt!
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Crazy Credits

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