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Tarzan is a american film of genre Drama directed by Chris Buck released in USA on 18 june 1999 with Tony Goldwyn

Tarzan (1999)

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Tarzan is a 1999 American animated adventure musical film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 37th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics, it is based on the story Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs, and is the first animated major motion picture version of the Tarzan story. Directed by Chris Buck and Kevin Lima with a screenplay by Tab Murphy, Bob Tzudiker, and Noni White, Tarzan features the voices of Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Glenn Close, and Rosie O'Donnell with Brian Blessed, Lance Henriksen, Wayne Knight, and Nigel Hawthorne.

Development of Tarzan began in late 1994 with Kevin Lima selected as director, being later joined by animator Chris Buck in early 1995. Following a first draft by Tab Murphy that same year, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White, and Dave Reynolds were brought in to re-construct the third act and add additional humor to the screenplay. English musician and Genesis lead singer Phil Collins was recruited to compose songs while Mark Mancina composed the score. Meanwhile, the production team embarked on a research trip to Uganda and Kenya to study the gorillas. Animation for the film was done in California, Orlando, Florida, and Paris with Deep Canvas, the pioneering computer animation software system, predominantly used to create three-dimensional backgrounds.

Tarzan was released on June 16, 1999, to a positive reaction from critics who praised the film's animation and music. Against a production budget of $130 million (then the most expensive animated film ever made until Disney's Treasure Planet (2002) which cost $140 million), the film grossed $448.2 million worldwide becoming the fifth-highest film release in 1999, second-highest animation release of 1999 behind Toy Story 2 (1999), and the first Disney animated feature to open at first place at the North American box office since Pocahontas (1995). The film has led to many derived works, such as a Broadway adaptation, a television series The Legend of Tarzan, and two direct-to-video follow-ups—the sequel Tarzan & Jane (2002) and the prequel Tarzan II (2005).

Synopsis

In the 1880s, an English couple and their infant son escape a burning ship, ending up on land near uncharted rainforests off the coast of Africa. The couple craft themselves a treehouse from their ship's wreckage, but are subsequently killed by Sabor, a rogue leopardess. Kala, a female gorilla who recently lost her own child to Sabor, hears the cries of the orphaned human infant and finds him in the ruined treehouse. Though she is attacked by Sabor, Kala and the baby manage to escape. Kala takes the baby back to the gorilla troop to raise as her own, an act of which her mate, Kerchak, disapproves. Kala raises the human child, naming him Tarzan. Though he befriends other gorillas in the troop and other animals, including the young female gorilla Terk and the paranoid male elephant Tantor, Tarzan finds himself unable to keep up with them, so he takes great efforts to improve himself. As a young man, Tarzan is able to kill Sabor with his crude spear and protect the troop, gaining Kerchak's reluctant respect.

Actors

Tony Goldwyn

(Tarzan (voice))
Minnie Driver

(Jane Porter (voice))
Rosie O'Donnell

(Young Terk / Adult Terk (voice))
Glenn Close

(Kala (voice))
Brian Blessed

(Mr. Clayton, the Gorilla Hunter (voice))
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Disney theatrical animated features

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) Fantasia (1940) Pinocchio (1940) The Reluctant Dragon (1941) Dumbo (1941) Saludos Amigos (1942) Bambi (1942) Victory Through Air Power (1943) The Three Caballeros (1944) Make Mine Music (1946) Song of the South (1946) Fun & Fancy Free (1947) So Dear to My Heart (1948) Melody Time (1948) The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949) Cinderella (1950) Alice in Wonderland (1951) Peter Pan (1953) Lady and the Tramp (1955) Sleeping Beauty (1959) One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961) The Sword in the Stone (1963) Mary Poppins (1964) The Jungle Book (1967) The Aristocats (1970) Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) Robin Hood (1973) The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977) Pete's Dragon (1977) The Rescuers (1977) The Fox and the Hound (1981) The Black Cauldron (1985) The Great Mouse Detective (1986) Oliver & Company (1988) Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) The Little Mermaid (1989) DuckTales: The Movie - Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990) The Rescuers Down Under (1990) Beauty and the Beast (1991) Aladdin (1992) The Lion King (1994) A Goofy Movie (1995) Pocahontas (1995) The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) Hercules (1997) Mulan (1998) Doug's 1st Movie (1999) Tarzan (1999) Dinosaur (2000) The Emperor's New Groove (2000) Fantasia 2000 (2000) The Tigger Movie (2000) Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001) Recess: School's Out (2001) Lilo & Stitch (2002) Return to Never Land (2002) Treasure Planet (2002) The Jungle Book 2 (2003) Piglet's Big Movie (2003) Brother Bear (2003) Home on the Range (2004) Teacher's Pet (2004) Chicken Little (2005) Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005) Bambi II (2006) Enchanted (2007) Meet the Robinsons (2007) Bolt (2008) The Princess and the Frog (2009) Tangled (2010) Winnie the Pooh (2011) Wreck-It Ralph (2012) Planes (2013) Frozen (2013) Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014) Big Hero 6 (2014)

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