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This heartwarming film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them-saving endangered species one life at a time.

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Birute Galdikas ...
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This heartwarming film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them-saving endangered species one life at a time.

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Born to be loved. Born to be free.


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8 April 2011 (USA)  »

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A vadon kölykei 3D  »

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$856,133 (USA) (8 April 2011)

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$24,581,108 (USA) (22 April 2016)
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12 scenes were shot using 4k digital IMAX cameras; their first use in any feature film. See more »

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Featured in The Hour: Episode #7.128 (2011) See more »

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Let the Good Times Roll
Written by Shirley Goodman and Leonard Lee
Performed by Harry Nilsson
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A great, touching, entertaining and well made documentary
16 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Born to Be wild is an amazing movie. I went to see it in Imax 3D and came out inspired and uplifted. The Film is based of an amazing true story of two real life fairy godmothers and how one adopts and raises orphaned orangutans (Dr. Birute Galdikas) and the other elephants (Daphne Sheldrick). The movie was very entertaining and funny, and Morgan Freeman did a great job (as always) narrating. I loved following the two story's and every day lives of the two women and of course the animals. The bond between the animals and humans is unbelievable, and I loved the scene were one of the orangutans started eating the noodles right of a women's plate! Like I mentioned before, this is a hilarious, touching and just plain good movie. Highly Recommended for anyone of any age! Born to be loved, Born to be free. Born To Be Wild.


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