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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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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

By the end of the movie, "Benji" had been played by seven different dogs; six of which were successfully "hunted" by "Brother Bear" and "Goldie Locks"--the two bears in the film. 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

Referenced in Fantozzi va in pensione (1988) 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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He's No St. Bernard or a German Sheperd, But Benji Knows What he's Doing!
23 September 2000 | by eddy-28See all my reviews

Our great K-9 Friend and Rescue Helper Benji is on his way to the forest to help bring a mountain lion's cubs back together again. But on the way, Benji faces the lion, birds and a killer wolf on his persuit. This disney movie is great for the family and not to be missed and a great award to Director Joe Camp and Benji himself. Astonising Forest Photography!


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