African Cats (2011)

G  |   |  Documentary, Adventure  |  22 April 2011 (USA)
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A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild.

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A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild.

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Felinos de África  »

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well I have to admit that there is is some nice visuals in the movie. so if you just go for pretty pictures it is a great movie for you.

What I was amazed about what the educational level of this movie. If I should rank it It would be like this: BBC documentaries the King of the animal world filled with information. After that Discovery/Animal planet where you get very little information in about 45 minutes I would guess. This Movie In 90 minutes you get so insultingly little knowledge that I would be ashamed to show it to a 8 year old kid for gaining any knowledge at all.

This movie focus on predators and do not show the killing or how they feed. It does not even explain anything about how lion pride works, how they feed, how they really hunt.

Had I paid to see this I would have been furious. So find a BBC or even Discovery show instead if you want a bit of knowledge.

If you want pictures of nice cuddly teddy animals without getting disturbed by lifes cruel realities then this is the show for you.

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