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Tarzan (1999)

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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(voice)
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(voice) (as Robert Bergen)
Billy Bodine ...
(voice) (as Billy Warden Bodine)
Hillary Brooks ...
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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)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,361,342, 20 June 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$171,091,819

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$448,191,819
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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Trivia

Interestingly, the Baboons in Tarzan don't fit into any real life species, as they have traits common to both baboons and mandrills (for example, the brightly colored faces). It is possible that they are more like mandrills due to their appearance (the leader: adult male, baby baboon: infant, others: adult female). See more »

Goofs

When we first see Clayton, he's slashing down bamboo stalks with his machete and there's a large nick in the blade, close to the handle. As soon as he places the machete in his belt, the nick in the blade is missing for the rest of this scene. See more »

Quotes

Tantor: That sounded like Tarzan. It sounded like - like he was in trouble.
Terk: Yeah? Why doesn't he get his new friends to help him? I don't care.
Tantor: [Grabbing Terk] Thaaaaat's IT! I've had it with you and your emotional constipation! Tarzan needs us, and we're gonna help him! You got that?
[He places her on his back]
Tantor: Now pipe down, and hang on tight! We've got a boat to catch.
[Tantor charges off a cliff and into the ocean]
Tantor: I've never felt so alive!
Terk: Good, 'cause I'm gonna kill you!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in George of the Jungle 2 (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Trashin' the Camp
Music and Lyrics by Phil Collins
Performed by Phil Collins and *NSYNC
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
Animated Tarzan A Pleasant Surprise
22 August 2006 | by 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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