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The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Animation, Family  |  20 December 2002 (USA)
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Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....

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Storyline

On an African safari, Eliza Thornberry discovers that thanks to a shaman, she can now talk to animals. When Eliza discovers that poachers in Africa's Serengeti Desert plan to kill an elephant herd with an electrified fence, she and her chimpanzee friend Darwin must somehow find a way to stop them. Written by Anonymous

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This Could Be The Beginning Of A Beautiful Adventure. See more »


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Rated PG for some adventure peril | See all certifications »

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20 December 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los thornberrys: La película  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,013,847 (USA) (20 December 2002)

Gross:

$2,170,249 (Australia) (2 May 2003)
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Trivia

Nigel Thornberry doesn't say his iconic catchphrase "Smashing!" once in the whole film. See more »

Quotes

Bree: I told Sloan he shouldn't cut that rope ladder.
Eliza: It was you!
Sloan: Yes. Thank you so much for returning my knife to me.
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Crazy Credits

Throughout the end credits, there are live-action videos of various animals from different habitats shown. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Rugrats Go Wild (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Shaking the Tree (02 Remix)
by Peter Gabriel and Youssou N'Dour
Additional Lyric by O. Burrell
Performed by Peter Gabriel and Youssou N'Dour with Shaggy
Produced by Peter Gabriel and George Acogny
Remix Produced by George Acogny
Peter Gabriel performs courtesy of Real World Records Ltd., Virgin Records Ltd and Geffen Records
Shaggy performs courtesy of Virgin Records Limited
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A hilarious adventure and a lighthearted look at self discovery.
27 December 2003 | by (Albuquerque, NM, USA, Earth) – See all my reviews

I agree with the other user that commented on the falsely low rating of this movie - it looks like somebody had it in for the movie. Give it a 7 or 7.5. The plot is good. The characters are simple but well done (appropriate for children). Some exaggeration is given to the characters for comic effect and it works.

I'm still laughing about the baboons and the purple butt. My daughter is a teen and thinks the idea is quite disgusting (like Debbie). My son is 5 and thinks it would be wonderful to have a purple but and dance with the baboons (like Donnie). So he does. :)


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