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Strange Wilderness (2008)

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With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.

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When his father dies, Peter Gaulke inherits "Strange Wilderness," dad's TV show about animals. After ratings plummet and the show is canceled, we watch a long flashback to see its demise. The studio head gives the show two more weeks. An old friend brings a story about Bigfoot in Ecuador, so a long road trip ensues with stops along the way and enough problems, misjudgments, and deaths to sink a less intrepid band. Peter's team faces competition from a better-funded and more practiced set of rivals. Who will find Bigfoot first, and will they get it on tape and save the show? Can Peter make dad proud? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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If you love nature, and the outdoors, don't watch their show! See more »

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Adventure | Comedy

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Rated R for non-stop language, drug use, crude and sexual humor | See all certifications »

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1 February 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Grandes Animais  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,001,719, 3 February 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,563,357, 2 March 2008
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2.35 : 1
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During the clip of the zebra being eaten by the vultures, the zebra "responds" to the birds with "oh my god, oh my god..." is actually a clip taken from the movie "Super Troopers". It is Paul Soter when his character is "flashing" Marisa Coughlan outside of the police station while on the phone with her. See more »

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When Milas comes to visit Peter in his apartment, Peter lights a bong using water from his aquarium and accidentally puts a goldfish into the bong. When he says "Oh God, that little guys gonna think he's a shark", the bong is clear. When the scene cuts back it is filled with smoke. See more »

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Peter Gaulke: [talking on phone] Look at my dad. He was the king. I mean, no matter what happened, I mean he was as cool as a cucumber. He never forgot a line, and he never let anything ruffle him. My dad was the king. No doubt. And his TV show ruled the ratings.
[lights up weed]
Peter Gaulke: What was that?
[coughs while getting high]
Peter Gaulke: Excuse me. It was a wildlife show called Strange Wilderness. Oh, you remember that? Do you remember my dad? Oh cool. Yeah, then he died and then I took over the show, then it went...
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2010) See more »

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Written by Joao Deus Carvalho & José Miguel Contreras
Performed by Divine Right
Courtesy of Linus Entertainment
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My IQ just dropped 10 points
3 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

I loved Superbad and Accepted. Steven Zahn is normally hilarious. Yet, I can not believe I wasted almost 2 hours of my life on this movie! The only funny parts were the voice overs, much of which we had already seen on the trailers. I was tempted to get up and leave during the middle, OK, to be honest - the first 20 minutes, of this movie. I braved my way through the movie instead. If someone offered me $100 dollars to sit through this movie again, I would have to turn them down. Seriously, this was one of the worst movies I've ever sat through and I honestly think I have become more stupid by watching it. Please, save your money and your brain cells!


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