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Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 7 March 1997 (USA)
A man learns he has a thirteen-year-old son who was raised in the jungle and brings the boy to New York City, turning his life upside down in the process.

Director:

John Pasquin

Writers:

Hervé Palud (earlier screenplay Un indien dans la ville), Thierry Lhermitte (earlier screenplay Un indien dans la ville) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Allen ... Michael Cromwell
Martin Short ... Richard Kempster
JoBeth Williams ... Dr. Patricia Cromwell
Lolita Davidovich ... Charlotte
Sam Huntington ... Mimi-Siku
David Ogden Stiers ... Alexei Jovanovic
Bob Dishy ... George Langston
Valerie Mahaffey ... Jan Kempster
Leelee Sobieski ... Karen Kempster (as LeeLee Sobieski)
Frankie J. Galasso ... Andrew Kempster
Luis Avalos ... Abe
Carole Shelley ... Fiona
Dominic Keating ... Ian
Rondi Reed ... Sarah
Oni Faida Lampley Oni Faida Lampley ... Madeleine
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Storyline

Michael Cromwell is a successful albeit self-absorbed commodities broker who wants to marry his new girlfriend, but to do that he has to divorce his ex-wife who has spent several years living among South American Indians. When he travels there to obtain the divorce papers, he discovers he has a teenage son, who accompanies him back to America to learn the ways of the urban jungle. Written by Tom Daly

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Get a little savage.

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jungle to Jungle See more »

Filming Locations:

Orlando, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,812,047, 9 March 1997

Gross USA:

$59,927,618

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,927,618
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Michael, Richard and Mimi-Siku are visiting Jovanovich after they ring the doorbell, Jovanovich yells "Open damn door!" then he says "Chort vozmi!", which in Russian literally translates to "The devil take it!" See more »

Goofs

When Michael Cromwell first arrives in the village, a cordless microphone transmitter can be seen on the back of the Chief. See more »

Quotes

Mimi-Siku: [pointing to toucan in flight] A hoko!
Michael Cromwell: Hoko. Hoko, bird. Bird that can't sing: Hoko Ono.
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Crazy Credits

As the closing credits end, Mimi-Siku's voice is heard See more »

Connections

Referenced in Southie (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

El Jarabe Tapatio (The Mexican Hat Dance)
(uncredited)
Traditional
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Awesome Movie!
28 March 2003 | by NYC_ChikaSee all my reviews

I thought this movie was so cute! It's a Disney Movie, made for kids mostly and it was adorable! Honestly, Frankie J. Galasso did an amazing job as Andrew Kempster! That little boy had such talent! His sarcasim was classic and he was very funny. The rest of the cast was awesome too, but Frankie really stayed in my mind. After seeing Jungle2Jungle, I immediatley started following his incredible career. I can't wait to see his next film. I hope to see a lot more of him in the future!


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