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The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1 July 2016 (USA)
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Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.

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Storyline

Following his parents' death in Africa, John Clayton has been be raised by an ape, was known by the name Tarzan, but eventually left Africa and for his parents' home in England, along with the woman he fell in love with and married, Jane Porter. He is asked by Belgian King Leopold to go to Africa to see what he has done there to help the country. Initially, he refuses. But an American, George Washington Williams, wants him to accept so he can accompany him. He says that Leopold might be committing all sorts of atrocities to achieve his goal, like slavery. Clayton agrees and his wife insists that she accompany him because she misses Africa. When they arrive, a man named Rom, who works for Leopold, attacks their village and captures Tarzan and Jane. With Washington's help he escapes and sets out to rescue Jane by going across the jungle. Washington joins him despite being told that he might not make it. Written by w

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence, some sensuality and brief rude dialogue | See all certifications »

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Tarzan  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$180,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,527,856, 3 July 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$126,643,061

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$356,743,061
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Emma Stone turned down the role of Jane. See more »

Goofs

While having dinner with Jane, Rom mentions that during his last visit to Europe he attended lectures by the King of France and Henry Morton Stanley at Sorbonne University. Although the French monarchy was abolished before Stanley's 1871 voyages, several men from the Bourbon family were regarded as king by die-hard royalists. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Captain Moulle: Mr. Rom.
Leon Rom: [looking up at stone] Opar! We found it.
Belgian Soldier: Captain Moulle?
Captain Moulle: Form your lines...
Belgian Soldier: [the gatling gun is rolled forward] Maxim ready, sir!
Captain Moulle: Steady... Wait... Fire!
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Version of Tarzan II (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

BETTER LOVE
Written and Performed by HOZIER
Produced by HOZIER & ROB KIRWAN
Hozier appears courtesy of RUBYWORKS, ISLAND RECORDS and COLUMBIA RECORDS
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Legend of Tarzan, A Really Great Movie
29 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

They finally portrayed the Tarzan character more like Burroughs wrote him! This is the best Tarzan movie I have ever seen. The acting is superb, and the settings are beautiful. The movie was so good that it seemed like I wanted it to last longer. It was sheer entertainment!

The stars of the film were really excellent in their roles, and I thought the two main characters perfectly played their roles. The rest of the cast were excellent also.

The story moves along briskly, and the plot is very effective.

I believe people will enjoy it, even if they know nothing about Tarzan. This is a very enjoyable movie, and I recommend it. We are going to see it again this weekend and bring our family and friends!


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