Release date: June 18th 1999
Length: 88 minutes
Sequels/Prequels: Tarzan & Jane (2002); Tarzan II (2005)
Preceded by: Mulan
Followed by: Fantasia 2000

Movie Synopsis

Disney's magnificent animated adaptation of Edgar Rice Burrough's story of the ape man begins deep within the jungle when baby Tarzan is adopted by a family of gorillas. Even though he is shunned as a "hairless wonder" by their leader, Tarzan is accepted by the gorillas and raised as one of their own.

Together with his wisecracking ape buddy Terk and neurotic elephant pal Tantor, Tarzan learns how to "surf" and swing through the trees and survive in the animal kingdom. His "Two Worlds" collide with the arrival of humans, forcing Tarzan to choose between a "civilized" life with the beautiful Jane and the life he knows and loves with his gorilla family.

Cast of Characters / Credits

TarzanTony Goldwyn
JaneMinnie Driver
KalaGlenn Close
PorterNigel Hawthorne
ClaytonBrian Blessed
KerchakLance Henriksen
TantorWayne Knight
TerkRosie O'Donnell

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Photo Gallery

Kala, baby Tarzan
Young Tarzan, Terk
Tarzan, Jane
Tarzan, Jane
Tarzan, Jane, Porter, Clayton
Tarzan, Jane, Kala


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