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Born to Be Wild (1995)

Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is ... See full summary »

Director:

John Gray

Writers:

Paul Young (story), John Bunzel (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wil Horneff ... Rick Heller
Jean Marie Barnwell Jean Marie Barnwell ... Lacey Carr
Helen Shaver ... Margaret Heller
John C. McGinley ... Uncle Max Carr
Marvin J. McIntyre ... Bob the Paramedic
Peter Boyle ... Gus Charnley
Gregory Itzin ... Walter Mallinson
Titus Welliver ... Sergeant Bo Markle
Thomas F. Wilson ... Det. Lou Greenberg (as Tom Wilson)
Alan Ruck ... Atty. Dan Woodley
Janet Carroll ... Judge Billings
John Procaccino ... Ed Price
Obba Babatundé ... Interpreter
David Wingert David Wingert ... Gary James
John Pleshette ... Donald Carr
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Storyline

Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through the use of sign language. When the owner of the gorilla takes her back to become a flea market freak Rick takes it upon himself to break Katie out and take her on an adventureous journey to get her out of the country. Written by Christopher D. Ryan <cryan@direct.ca>

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What do you do when your best friend's a 400-pound gorilla? Anything she likes. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Katie See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,657,008, 2 April 1995

Gross USA:

$3,730,409

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,730,409
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This film is dedicated to the memory of Steve Jerro. See more »

Goofs

The apple that Katie takes from the duffel bag is still green. But the one she picks up, and then hands to Rick, is mostly red. See more »

Quotes

Donald Carr: Uncle Max just called.
[rubs his head]
Donald Carr: Oh, Uncle Max...!
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Connections

Referenced in Have I Got News for You: Episode #37.2 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

One World for Us
Written by Gerard McMahon
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