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Benji the Hunted (1987)

Benji is left in the wilderness after an accident. Can he survive?

Director:

Joe Camp

Writer:

Joe Camp

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Cast

Credited cast:
Benji ... Benji (as Benjean)
Frank Inn Frank Inn ... Himself
Red Steagall Red Steagall ... Hunter
Nancy Francis Nancy Francis ... Mary Beth McLaulin
Joe Camp Joe Camp ... TV Director (voice)
Steve Zanolini Steve Zanolini ... Producer (voice)
Mike Francis Mike Francis ... TV Cameraman
Ben Vaughn Ben Vaughn ... Engineer's hand
Karen Thorndike Karen Thorndike ... Countdown (voice)
Guy Hovis Guy Hovis ... The Balladeer (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ben Morgan Ben Morgan ... Himself
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Storyline

In this children film Benji the Hunted, the show dog Benji is lost at sea and winds up in the wilderness of Oregon to fend for himself. Benji's one and only plan is to get back into his master's arms as soon as possible, until he finds four orphaned cougar kittens whose mother was shot by a hunter. Now his ultimate task is to get the four orphaned kittens into the care of another mother cougar with her single child while avoiding the threatening animals of the wild. Written by commanderblue

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Taglines:

Benji's Back! In the most exciting adventure of his life!

Genres:

Adventure | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Benji la malice See more »

Filming Locations:

Newport, Oregon, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$22,257,624
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The cubs that Benji finds are clearly leopard cubs and not cougar cubs. Although cougar cubs are spotted, they are not grey. See more »

Goofs

Grizzly bears and wolves are not found in Oregon. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the credits are over, a still of Benji appears and the text reads "woof." See more »

Connections

Followed by Benji (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Too Many Yesterdays
Music by Betty Box and Euel Box
Lyrics by Joe Camp
Performed by Guy Hovis
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Another winner from Joe Camp and Benji
19 March 1999 | by Mickey77See all my reviews

As with the first two adventures the performance of Benji in this movie is amazing. What's more the makers have a bigger budget so the set pieces involving wild animals and the photography throughout is really sensational. Again this film got largely ignored - which is truly a shame.


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