The movie is about the life of Tarzan. Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the decision as to which family he should belong to...Written by
This became the last movie (short-length or feature-length) made by Walt Disney Animation Studios to win an Academy Award until Paperman (2012) won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film of the Year, thirteen years later, though other movies made by Disney Animation have been nominated. See more »
During the fight scene in which Tarzan kills Sabor, Sabor scratches Tarzan's chest. The scars are there momentarily and in the next camera shot are gone, then reappear, then disappear. The directors realized the scars would become cumbersome and therefore decided that Tarzan would heal miraculously fast. Humorously, Disney was later contacted regarding the production of a "fast-healing Tarzan action figure" due to this scene. See more »
[after being caught in a tree with Tarzan]
Now, you stay away from me. Like a very good wild man.
[Tarzan doesn't listen]
You stay. I'm warning you... My father won't take kind to you.
[Tarzan is inches from her face]
Now, that's close ENOUGH.
[Tarzan touches her face]
How dare you...
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During the Walt Disney Pictures opening logo, the background turns into that of a jungle. See more »
To secure a rating "ohne Altersbeschraenkung" (without age restriction) in Germany a couple of scenes were altered:
A scene where Sabor was off killing Kala's offspring was shortened
This is a great film, it moves right along fast, has great characters, action, voice, music is just right, great animation, you name it. Lives up to the Tarzan heritage and then some. I highly recommend this one.
Definitely something to jump up and down about.
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