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FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)

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The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus.

Director:

Bill Kroyer

Writers:

Jim Cox (screenplay), Diana Young (original stories)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Curry ... Hexxus (voice)
Samantha Mathis ... Crysta (voice)
Christian Slater ... Pips (voice)
Jonathan Ward ... Zak (voice)
Robin Williams ... Batty Koda (voice)
Grace Zabriskie ... Magi Lune (voice)
Geoffrey Blake ... Ralph (voice)
Robert Pastorelli ... Tony (voice)
Cheech Marin ... Stump (voice)
Tommy Chong ... Root (voice)
Tone Loc ... Goanna (voice) (as Tone-Loc)
Townsend Coleman ... Knotty (voice)
Brian Cummings ... Ock (voice)
Kathleen Freeman ... Elder #1 (voice)
Janet Gilmore Janet Gilmore ... Fairy #1 (voice)
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Storyline

The fairies live in a peaceful place in the forest called FernGully which has been protected for many years by Magi, a wise fairy with strong powers. Her granddaughter Crysta is a charming, beautiful fairy that is very intrigued about the world outside of FernGully. She along with the other fairies in the forest do not believe humans exist and are only in stories, until a crazy bat by the name of Batty, comes and tells them all these crazy stories about how he was captured by humans and experimented on. At first no one believes him except Crysta and she is determined to find out if humans are real. She goes to a place called Mount Warning, where the evil shadow of destruction Hexxus is known to be trapped, and finds a human named Zak. When he is almost crushed by a tree Crysta accidentally shrinks him to fairy-size and he falls on a tree that is about to be devoured by "The Leveller". "The Leveller" is a wood cutting machine that has been cutting down every tree the humans have been ... Written by Danisha Williams

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Just beyond your dreams lives a secret world. Where every tree is a home. Every sound is a song. And humans exist only in fairy tales. Until now... See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

Australia | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

As Aventuras de Zak e Crysta na Floresta Tropical See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

AUD 4,462 (Australia), 29 August 1992

Gross USA:

$24,650,296
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Robin Williams' first role in an animated film. Later he'd go onto voice Genie in Aladdin (1992), Fender in Robots (2005), Napoleon Cross in Everyone's Hero (2006) and Lovelace and Ramón in Happy Feet (2006) and Happy Feet Two (2011). See more »

Goofs

A running gag is that Batty, being a bat (and thus short-sighted) keeps running into things. Yet, Batty is a fruit bat: these are day animals with quite a good sight, particularly useful to spot berries and fruit to feed on. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Magi Lune: [opening narration] Our world was much larger then. The forest went on forever. We tree spirits nurtured the harmony of all living things, but our closest friends were humans. Then, as sometimes happens, the balance of nature shifted. Hexxus, the very spirit of destruction rose up from the bowels of the earth, and rained down his poison. The forest was nearly destroyed, many lives were lost and the humans fled in fear, never to return. Most believe they did not survive. It was only ...
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Crazy Credits

On behalf of the actors and producers and in appreciation of assistance given by The Smithsonian Institution, FAI is directing the Smithsonian funds from the proceeds of "FernGully" for projects of benefit to the world's environment. See more »


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Raining Like Magic
Written and Performed by Raffi Cavoukian
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One of my favorites
15 November 2004 | by Smells_Like_CheeseSee all my reviews

When I was a kid I loved this movie, and I still enjoy it to this day. The colors and animation are wonderful. Anybody could enjoy this movie. I don't get the low rating. Robin Williams and Tim Curry have the greatest voices for the film. They both add a lot to the film. I would highly recommend this for a family film. Also just for the kids as well. It has catchy toons, nice animation, and a fun story to tell. Also, another addition is that it does have great morals. So, parents don't have to worry. Whenever I babysit my little cousins, this is a movie I'd let them watch on any day. I wish there was a possibility to get a higher rating. But sometimes you just have to deal with it. I feel like this movie deserves at least a 7.0. We can only hope, right?

8/10


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