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Tarzan (1999)

A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Clayton (voice)
... Kala (voice)
... Jane (voice)
... Tarzan (voice)
... Professor Porter (voice)
... Kerchak (voice)
... Tantor (voice)
... Young Tarzan (voice)
... Terk (voice)
Beth Anderson ... (voice)
Jack Angel ... (voice)
... (voice)
... (voice) (as Robert Bergen)
Billy Bodine ... (voice) (as Billy Warden Bodine)
Hillary Brooks ... (voice)
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Storyline

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 Extron

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An immortal legend. As you've only imagined.


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Official Sites:

Buena Vista (in Taiwan) | Disney |  »

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Release Date:

18 June 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tarzan  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,361,342, 20 June 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$171,091,819

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$448,191,819
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(Technicolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

As lions are not found in jungles, Sabor was changed from a lion to a leopard for the film, which is the real apex predator of the jungle area depicted. See more »

Goofs

When Kala first enters were Tarzan was the picture she picks up has broken glass but when Kala takes Tarzan back when he is an adult the glass is no longer broken and the picture has no damage even though it has been in the outdoors for 20 years. See more »

Quotes

Professor Porter: Oh, Janie Jane! What an amazing discovery! A man with no language, no human behavior...
Jane Porter: And no respect for personal boundaries.
Professor Porter: How do you mean?
Jane Porter: [gets extremely close to Professor Porter] He was this close to me, daddy, just staring at me.
[Goes back to blackboard and finishes drawing of Tarzan]
Jane Porter: He was confused at first, as if he had never seen another human before. His eyes were intense... and focused, and... I've never seen eyes like those before.
Professor Porter: Oh. Shall I - ahem - leave you and the ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

During the Walt Disney Pictures opening logo, the background turns into that of a jungle. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Tarzan Activity Center (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Strangers Like Me
Music and Lyrics by Phil Collins
Produced by Phil Collins
Arranged by Phil Collins and Mark Mancina
Performed by Phil Collins
Orchestra Conducted by Mark Mancina
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User Reviews

 
Animated Tarzan A Pleasant Surprise
22 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

I found this surprisingly good because not only was animation well done - which they all seem to be in the past decade - but an involving, action-packed story that was interesting start-to-finish. The action is not overdone, however. The color in here is magnificent and it looks spectacular on DVD.

The film turned out to be a good combination of drama, action, comedy and romance. I would think this would be a little too frightening, however, for little kids, for those wondering about that. The only negative I had was listening to the grating voice of Rose O'Donnell. That, and her New York City, accent, is definitely not appealing. Otherwise, I have nothing but good things to say about this film.


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