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The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)

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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Darwin (voice)
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Phaedra (Elephant) (voice)
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Marianne Thornberry (voice)
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Donnie Thornberry (voice)
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Cheetah Cubs (voice)
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Tally (Cheetah Cub) (voice)
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Akela (Cheetah Mother) (voice)
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Jomo (voice)
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Sarah Wellington (voice)
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Victoria (voice)
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Jane (voice)
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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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some adventure peril | See all certifications »

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20 December 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los thornberrys: La película  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,013,847, 22 December 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$40,108,697

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,586,040
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Trivia

A sequel was planned, but later abandoned in favor of Rugrats Go Wild. See more »

Quotes

[Eliza's father is filming his nature show, surrounded by baboons, and behind him Eliza is seen scrambling down a hill as Debbie chases her]
Debbie: [shouts] I am NOT going to live the rest of my life with a BIG PURPLE BUTT!
[she scares half the baboons away]
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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

This Dream
by Youssou N'Dour and Jonathan Sharp
Performed by Youssou N'Dour featuring Peter Gabriel
Courtesy of Youssou N'Dour and Columbia Records/Sony Music
Entertainment (France) S.A. by Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Peter Gabriel performs courtesy of Real World Records Ltd., Virgin Records Ltd and Geffen Records
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Thoroughly entertaining.
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Bingo! Klasky/Csupo, the bullseye production team who brought us "Rugrats", has again delivered the goods with this big-cat leap from TV to silver screen of "The Wild Thornberrys Movie".

Charming. Engaging. Honest. Sharply cast and Fantastically fun. Powerful and emotionally moving, the "Black Rhino" drew tears from both the kiddies and their parents. Well done.

"The Wild Thornberrys Movie". A must see.


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