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The Amazing Panda Adventure (1995)

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A young American boy visiting in China helps his zoologist father rescue a panda cub from unscrupulous poachers while his panda reserve is threatened with closure from officious bureaucrats.

Director:

Christopher Cain

Writers:

John Wilcox (story), Steven Alldredge (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Lang ... Michael Tyler
Ryan Slater Ryan Slater ... Ryan Tyler
Yi Ding ... Ling
Wang Fei Wang Fei ... Chu
Zhou Jian Zhong Zhou Jian Zhong ... Po
Yao Er Ga Yao Er Ga ... Shong
O Mi Jia Can O Mi Jia Can ... Village Elder
Cheu Gang Cheu Gang ... Chang
He Yu He Yu ... Lei
Yeh Hui Yeh Hui ... Official #1
Shou Wei Shou Wei ... Worker
Isabella Hofmann ... Beth (as Isabella Hoffman)
Brian Wagner Brian Wagner ... Johnny
Joanne Dorian Joanne Dorian ... Teacher
Doug Abrahams ... Ticket Agent
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Storyline

Young American Ryan Tyler visits his zoologist father on a panda preserve in China while on summer vacation and gets involved in the rescue of a baby panda from unscrupulous poachers who want to murder the cub's mother and sell the baby to a zoo. Ling, a young Chinese girl, and her grandfather help in the rescue which, if successful, will ultimately result in saving the reserve from being shut down by officious bureaucrats. Written by duke1029

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In the sweeping highlands of China, a boy begins a magical journey to save the life of a natural wonder.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for adventure action and brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Panda See more »

Filming Locations:

Chengdu, China See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$7,506,759
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film was shot in China. See more »

Goofs

When Ling is removing her clothes filled with leeches, she is wearing socks. But in the next shot when she enters the river, she is not wearing socks. See more »

Quotes

Ling: You are a Mormon!
Ryan Tyler: Mormon? I think you mean morON.
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Just for kids!!
7 February 2018 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

A nice adventure in a chinese countryside,with breathtaking landscape,rivers and lakes absolutelly in clean water,amazing Panda's cub,but the plot and the dialogues are boring and don't make sense,a lot of standard clichés,childish behavior,just for the kids!!!a little of imagination shall be better!!

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First watch: 1998 / How many: 2 / Source: TV-DVD / Rating: 6


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