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Born to Be Wild (2011)

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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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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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$856,133, 10 April 2011, Limited Release

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$25,631,751, 4 February 2018
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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 Breakfast: Episode dated 16 June 2011 (2011) See more »

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Lonyaka
Written by Joseph Shabalala
Performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
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Very Well Documented!
2 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

I just saw a screening of the movie today. They did an incredible job documenting this movie. It looked really cool over the IMAX Dome. I was truly amazed. A lot of laughter. Makes you think about what is out there in the world and how there is so much we can do to help others. I didn't realize that Baby Elephants can't survive on their own. The people that take their time to work with these animals are a blessing in this world. They have a lot of heart. The Orangutans have a lot of characteristics that we do. They can be humorous. They can get into trouble when they want. They cling to others for support. Make's me want to go out there and experience what I saw today.


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