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Action and Adventure, Animation
Updating the classic jungle tale about a gorilla-raised orphan for a generation raised on CGI, this motion-capture animation has created a vivid natural world of flora and fauna. Relying on fast-paced action rammed with effects rather than depth of narrative, it sees vine-swinging Tarzan – abandoned in the jungle after a helicopter crash which claimed his millionaire parents – grow under the nurturing care of a mother ape. Meanwhile, his family’s Greystoke corporation has been taken over by an evil profiteer set on harnessing the power of a meteorite to become a world energy leader. A jungle expedition brings him face to face with Tarzan and his band of apes.
A touching story backdropped by beautiful Mongolian scenery, as little Nansal befriends a stray dog.
7–11 years 89 mins
Big, more serious Tarzan for the 1980s, starting with the story of how a British child ended up being raised by apes.
11–16 years 129 mins
Animation based on a traditional African tale about a headstrong baby whose cleverness is a match for the wicked sorceress that threatens his village.
5–11 years 70 mins
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