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African Cats -- Come face-to-face with the untamed African lions of the savanna.
African Cats -- A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild.
African Cats -- A clip from the documentary African Cats
African Cats -- TV Spot: Walk and Walk For Parks
African Cats -- A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild.

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Writers:
Keith Scholey (written by) &
John Truby (written by)
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Release Date:
22 April 2011 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild. | Add synopsis »
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3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
compelling animal stories See more (32 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Samuel L. Jackson ... Narrator (voice: USA version)

Patrick Stewart ... Narrator (voice: UK version)

Directed by
Alastair Fothergill 
Keith Scholey 
 
Writing credits
Keith Scholey (written by) &
John Truby (written by)

Produced by
Don Hahn .... executive producer: Disneynature
Jane Hamlin .... associate producer
Connie Nartonis Thompson .... associate producer
Keith Scholey .... producer
Alix Tidmarsh .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nicholas Hooper 
 
Cinematography by
Sophie Darlington 
Simon Werry 
 
Film Editing by
Martin Elsbury 
 
Production Management
Emma Zee .... post-production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Julie Altus .... adr recordist
Jonny Crew .... sound assistant
James Glenton .... sound mix technician
Matthew Gough .... sound re-recording mixer
Kate Hopkins .... sound editor
Philip Jenkins .... foley editor
Tim Owens .... sound editor
Johnathan Rush .... sound mix technician
David Turner .... sound studio manager
Andrew Wilson .... foley artist
Andrew Wilson .... sound re-recording mixer
Pedro Jimenez .... trailer re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Robert Karlsson .... dolby sound consultant (uncredited)
Dan Scott .... dialogue recordist (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Donald Dowd .... compositor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Simon Werry .... aerial cinematographer
 
Editorial Department
Dan Clamp .... technical manager
David Johnston .... digital intermediate editor
George Papuashvili .... additional post-production services
Mathieu Reid .... color timer
 
Music Department
Darrell Alexander .... music producer
Peter Cobbin .... score mixer
Peter Cobbin .... score recordist
Greg Hooper .... orchestrator
Lewis Jones .... pro tools recordist
Alastair King .... conductor
Alastair King .... orchestrator
Charles Sladdin .... musician
Kirsty Whalley .... music editor
Monica Zierhut .... vp, music production
 
Other crew
Maggie Gisel .... production support
Rachel James .... production accountant
Rebecca Murden .... di assistant
Lauren Rondou .... production assistant (2011)
 

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USA:89 min | Argentina:89 min
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compelling animal stories, 22 March 2015
Author: SnoopyStyle

Disney is going the docudrama route. Layla is the oldest lioness raising her cub Mara with Fang the leader of the River Pride. They are protected by the crocodile infested river from the pride to the north ruled by Kali and his four sons. Also Sita the cheetah is raising her five small cubs.

Samuel L. Jackson is narrating the American version. Quite frankly, he's trying too hard to dramatize what is already very dramatic. The footage and the writing is plenty good enough. I miss the British voice narration which usually gives these nature documentaries the needed gravitas. The score is another problem. It's again overly dramatic. It keeps overshadowing what are very compelling animal stories.

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