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Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)

Tarzan returns to his homeland of Africa to save his home from destruction.

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Ravens (as Steve Waddington)
Winston Ntshona ...
Mugambe
Rapulana Seiphemo ...
Kaya
Ian Roberts ...
Captain Dooley
Sean Taylor ...
Wilkes
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Schiller (as Gys De Villers)
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Archer
Paul Buckby ...
Jerjynski
Zane Meas ...
Knowles
Barry Berk ...
Burke
Michael Gritten ...
Devlin
Dimitri Cassar ...
Klemmer
Tony Caprari ...
Ritter
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Storyline

On the eve of his wedding, John Clayton, Lord of Greystoke (better known as Tarzan), receives a message from the witch doctor Mugambe that his homeland is in danger. It turns out that a treasure hunter named Ravens is searching for the lost city of Opar, and is destroying the jungle and desecrating the villagers' burial grounds in the process. Only Tarzan can stop Ravens and set things right in the African jungle, but will Jane stand for her fiance being away for so long? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The Lord of the Apes returns to the jungle to save the heart of civilization from the forces of evil. See more »


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Rated PG for adventure violence | See all certifications »

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24 April 1998 (USA)  »

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Tarzan Jungle Warrior  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,110,564, 26 April 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,147,114, 29 May 1998
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2.35 : 1
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This was the first Tarzan movie shot entirely in Africa. See more »

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Nigel Ravens: Welcome to the 20th century!
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Version of Tarzan of the Apes (1918) See more »

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I enjoyed it.
18 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

Being something of a Tarzan fan, it really isn't that hard to entertain me with the man in the loin cloth (except for the awful, near pornographic, movie with Bo Darek). And in todays world of cgi crapfests, this was a welcome return to real world adventures. It takes place in a real place the jungles of Africa. Has a real cast, no JarJar Binks to be found. And most importantly has a plot that goes somewhere. I think Casper Van Dien did a great job as Tarzan, and Jane March was excellent as Jane. The only drawback at all was the use of magic at the climax, it sort of negated any need for Tarzan to even show up (except to give us a few pics of eye candy). This film's drawbacks are minor when compared to those of other adventure films. It's got a lot of beautiful, and genuine scenery, which only helps to inspire the imagination. It is extremely family friendly, you can watch this with little kids and not worry about giving them nightmares or rotting their brains. Well worth getting on DVD and having an exciting Thursday evening with your kids, or parents as your own age my determine.


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