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Wild America (1997)

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Three brothers who are obsessed with animals are given permission from their parents to travel around America with a camera documenting wildlife.

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Stars: Marty Stouffer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Marshall
... Mark
... Marty
... Agnes
... Marty Sr.
... Leon
... Stango
... D.C.
... Annie
Anastasia Spivey ... Donna Jo
Leighanne Littrell ... Tanna (as Leighanne Wallace)
Amy Lee Douglas ... Julie Anne
... Bud
Rachel Fowler ... Sarah
... Betsy
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Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, bears and moose. Written by Anonymous

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take a ride on the wild side.


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Rated PG for language and some adventure peril | See all certifications »

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2 July 1997 (USA)  »

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América Selvagem  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,875,117, 6 July 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,324,662, 17 August 1997
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Marty went on to produce the acclaimed nature series 'Wild America'. Mark became an Emmy award winner and one of the foremost wildlife filmmakers in the world. Marshall recently completed a documentary about endangered snails. He is now looking for bigger game. And Agnes spent two glorious weeks on the beaches of Hawaii, while Marty Sr. combed the island for car parts. See more »

Goofs

When Marshall says "Cut it out you guys" to his brothers, his mouth does not move. See more »

Quotes

Marshall Stouffer: [about his older brothers] They were most dangerous when they had a camera in their hands. They had a camera in their hands a lot.
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Crazy Credits

Right before the credits roll: On April 6, 1977 "The Predators" aired on NBC narrated by Robert Redford. Marty went on to produce the acclaimed series "Wild America". Mark became an Emmy award winner and one of the foremost wildlife filmmakers in the world. Marshall recently complete a documentary about endangered snails. He is now looking for bigger game. (Then a postcard of "Mom and Dad" saying "Greetings from Hawaii) And Agnes spent two glorious weeks on the beaches of Hawaii while Marty Sr. combed the island for car parts. See more »

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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1997 (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Real Wild Child (Wild One)
Performed by Jerry Lee Lewis
Words and Music by Johnny O'Keefe, Johnny Greenan, and Dave Owen (as Dave Owens)
Courtesy of Sun International Corporation
By Arrangement with Rhino Entertainment Company
Published by Wren Music Co. (BMI)
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Great Children's Movie
14 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

Wild America was one of my brother's favorites growing up. We watched it ritually whenever we went over to our aunt's house. Wild America tells the story of three brothers who wish to film a nature film for their town to show them the beauties of their country. Jonathon Taylor Thomas stars in this story of brotherly love, ambition, and beauty. The script is filled with laughs, and even if you may not cry at this wonderful family film, you may be close to tears. From the rolling hills to the desert, this is truly an American movie. Though smaller children may not enjoy it, an audience of ages 8 and above will find it a treat. I recommend this film to anyone who has had a brother or has had a dream.


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