Ryan is a lion who wants to go to the wild, where his dad (Samson) once lived. When he gets himself shipped to Africa, his zoo friends (and Samson) work together to bring him back. When they get to Africa, however, the animals find themselves in a pile of danger. They have to fight an evil wildebeest called Kazar. But Kazar's safe compared to the other danger on the island- a volcano that's on the edge of eruption. Can the animals find Ryan and get out of Africa before the volcano erupts in so little time?
Hitting the streets 2006
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14 April 2006 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $9,684,809,
16 April 2006, Wide Release
Gross USA: $37,384,046
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $102,338,515
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
In Sweden and the UK, The Wild
(2006) is considered a film in the Disney Classic canon, and instead excludes the film Dinosaur
(2000) from that list to match up to the same number of films. Both films were released theatrically in Sweden. See more
All the animals are able to fit into the manhole leading down to the Sewers, even Samson and Bridget. See more
So there I was, face to face with the biggest, meanest leopard on this side of the Serengeti. And...
You roared so loud, his spots flew clean off. Dad I've heard this like a billion times.
Do you know the one where I made the laughing hyenas...
The croc attack?
Yeah, you do that.
All main (and lots of the minor) characters interact with the end credits See more
References Strange Brew
Really Nice Day (Finale)
Written and Performed by Eric Idle
and John Du Prez
Produced by John Du Prez
and Eric Idle
Recorded and Mixed by Larry Mah
and Tony Phillips
Remixed by Tony Phillips See more