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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 ...
(voice)
Jack Angel ...
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(voice)
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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

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen were both seriously considered for Clayton before Brian Blessed auditioned for it, the directors felt his deep booming voice would be perfect for the character. See more »

Goofs

When Terk uses typewriter in the camp, the carriage moves in the wrong direction (from her left to her right). The carriage is also seen to return automatically which is not correct for a manual typewriter. See more »

Quotes

Jane Porter: Oh, Tarzan, you have no idea what's in store for you. You're going to see the world, and all kinds of people will want to meet you. Leaders, scientists, writers.
Professor Porter: Yes, Darwin and Kipling. Queen Victoria!
Jane Porter: I haven't met her, but I hear she's awfully nice.
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

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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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User Reviews

 
Animated Tarzan A Pleasant Surprise
22 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found this surprisingly good because not only was animation well done

  • which they all seem to be in the past decade - but an involving,


action-packed story that was interesting start-to-finish. The action is not overdone, however. The color in here is magnificent and it looks spectacular on DVD.

The film turned out to be a good combination of drama, action, comedy and romance. I would think this would be a little too frightening, however, for little kids, for those wondering about that. The only negative I had was listening to the grating voice of Rose O'Donnell. That, and her New York City, accent, is definitely not appealing. Otherwise, I have nothing but good things to say about this film.


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