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Tarzan 2: The Legend Begins (2005)

Tarzan II (original title)
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The tale of Tarzan's misadventures as a boy as he searches for his true identity and the meaning of family.

Director:

Brian Smith

Writers:

Edgar Rice Burroughs ("Tarzan" stories), Jim Kammerud (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harrison Chad Harrison Chad ... Tarzan (voice)
George Carlin ... Zugor (voice)
Brad Garrett ... Uto (voice)
Ron Perlman ... Kago (voice)
Estelle Harris ... Mama Gunda (voice)
Glenn Close ... Kala (voice)
Lance Henriksen ... Kerchak (voice)
Brenda Grate ... Terk (voice)
Harrison Fahn Harrison Fahn ... Tantor (voice)
Hamilton Camp ... Addicional Voices
Connor Matheus ... Addicional Voices
Baron Davis Baron Davis ... Addicional Voices
Iona Morris ... Addicional Voices
Connor Hutcherson Connor Hutcherson ... Tonka (voice)
Patricia Parris Patricia Parris ... Addicional Voices (as Patty Parris)
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Storyline

Set back when Tarzan was just a boy, this is the story of Tarzan's journey to self-discovery. When Tarzan begins to see that he is not like the other gorillas, his mother Kala assures him that these slight differences only make him stronger. But when these differences put Kala in danger, he decides everyone would be better off without him and runs away. He then finds himself in a dark desolate land called Dark Mountain where he meets a new friend who helps him discover that even though he does not possess the talents of an ape, he has his own unique set of jungle skills that make him even more amazing than any other creature so that he can finally see who he truly is. Written by ~AleXa~

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

George Carlin's first Disney movie. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tarzan: Run! It's the Zugor!
Tantor: Monster?
[screams]
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Version of Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Who Am I?
Written and Performed by Phil Collins
Background Vocals and Additional Percussion by Little Dreams
Little Dreams Band under the direction of Paul Sutin
Additional Background Vocals by Bill Cantos, Lynne Fiddmont, Connie Jackson, Amy Keys, and Arnold McCuller
Produced by Mark Mancina
Arraned by Phil Collins and Mark Mancina
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Among the better Disney sequels.
27 November 2017 | by Animany94See all my reviews

Tarzan II I would say is maybe the best looking of the direct-to- video sequels. I was pretty overwhelmed by the beautiful landscapes and how grand they were made.

To shortly sum up my impression of the idea of making a so-called midquel: I think it was a great idea, because we did not see how Tarzan coped with his identity issues in the original. The scenes in Tarzan II which has that theme in its undivided focus work out brilliantly without any need for words. George Carlin's role as Zugor did make a good impression on me, because I was a little sceptical to begin with. He and Tarzan share some heartfelt moments together.

My only direct criticism towards Tarzan II is that these three apes, Mama Gunda, Kago and Uto are given too much screen time for my taste. They could have made the same impact on Tarzan's life with fewer lines.

Tarzan II is worth watching, and kids can enjoy the adventure and the comedy while adults may find it pleasant to see the heartfelt moments.


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