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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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Cheetah Cubs (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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Rated PG for some adventure peril | See all certifications »

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20 December 2002 (USA)  »

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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

Debbie: C'mon, I'm not in the mood! Huh, oh, great, I'm turning into mom!
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Crazy Credits

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

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Referenced in The Simpsons: The Ziff Who Came to Dinner (2004) See more »

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Animal Nation
Written, Performed and Produced by Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel performs courtesy of Real World Records Ltd., Virgin Records Ltd and Geffen Records
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As Good As The TV Show
24 November 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The underlying theme in this movie is about family. You have the two parent engrossed in their work, an older sister who is incredibly self-involved, a disapproving grandmother, and a little sister who is left to her own devices to amuse herself. But even though everyone is so different, they come together to do what is best for their family. Okay, so little Eliza's ability to speak with animals helps out a lot.

I enjoy the TV show, and I thought that the movie was a perfect extension of that. This movie is great for kids, and has talented talents like Tim Curry, Lyn Redgrave, and Flea (okay so that is an odd one to add to the mix) to appease the adults. But the story itself is one that is beautifully written, and told. It was worth the money to see it in the theater.


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