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The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1 July 2016 (USA)
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Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.

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David Yates

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Adam Cozad (screenplay by), Craig Brewer (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alexander Skarsgård ... John Clayton / Tarzan
Rory J. Saper ... Young Tarzan (18 Years)
Christian Stevens Christian Stevens ... Young Tarzan (5 Years)
Christoph Waltz ... Leon Rom
Samuel L. Jackson ... George Washington Williams
Margot Robbie ... Jane Clayton
Sidney Ralitsoele Sidney Ralitsoele ... Wasimbu
Osy Ikhile ... Kwete
Mens-Sana Tamakloe ... Kolo
Antony Acheampong Antony Acheampong ... Kanam
Edward Apeagyei Edward Apeagyei ... Kimanga
Ashley Byam Ashley Byam ... Kasai
Casper Crump ... Major Kerckhover
Adam Ganne ... German Force Publique
Aleksandar Mikic Aleksandar Mikic ... Muscular Force Publique
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Storyline

Following his parents' death in Africa, John Clayton has been be raised by an ape, was known by the name Tarzan, but eventually left Africa and for his parents' home in England, along with the woman he fell in love with and married, Jane Porter. He is asked by Belgian King Leopold to go to Africa to see what he has done there to help the country. Initially, he refuses. But an American, George Washington Williams, wants him to accept so he can accompany him. He says that Leopold might be committing all sorts of atrocities to achieve his goal, like slavery. Clayton agrees and his wife insists that she accompany him because she misses Africa. When they arrive, a man named Rom, who works for Leopold, attacks their village and captures Tarzan and Jane. With Washington's help he escapes and sets out to rescue Jane by going across the jungle. Washington joins him despite being told that he might not make it. Written by ahmetkozan

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence, some sensuality and brief rude dialogue | See all certifications »

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UK | Canada | USA

Language:

English | Lingala | French

Release Date:

1 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tarzan See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$180,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,527,856, 3 July 2016

Gross USA:

$126,643,061

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$356,700,357
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film takes place from 1889 to 1890. See more »

Goofs

The film mentions that the Force Publique is a European mercenary force and it is depicted as (almost) exclusively white (European). In reality the Force Publique was a native (i.e. black) force commanded by European officers (some regular, some mercenary). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Captain Moulle: Mr. Rom.
Leon Rom: [looking up at stone] Opar! We found it.
Belgian Soldier: Captain Moulle?
Captain Moulle: Form your lines...
Belgian Soldier: [the machine gun is rolled forward] Maxim ready, sir!
Captain Moulle: Steady... Wait... Fire!
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Version of Tarzan in Manhattan (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Baba Baba Shi Baba
Traditional
Arranged by Josh Ponte, George Fiawoo, Sunday Nwachukwu, Tania Nwachukwu & Rose Aloke
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Beautiful visuals & CGI bring legend to life
30 June 2016 | by Sandy0095See all my reviews

I wasn't sure what to expect with Tarzan. I thought it might be cheesy or the special effects would look ridiculous, but surprisingly a majority of the time, it looked really good! Do you have to suspend disbelief sometimes? Absolutely. But it's a story about a man who controls jungle animals and swings from vines, so its going to look unbelievable at points. However, I found a good chunk (about 85% IMO) relied on realistic scenery, makeup and special effects. I mean... they're not going to use real gorillas or lions with the actors, but the CGI ones looked really good and will have you mesmerized by the detail. Personally found the movie very enjoyable, action packed and beautiful to watch. The director and actors did a phenomenal job. I found myself glued to the screen for a majority of the film.


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