Roar
Roar (1981)

Wildlife preservationist Hank lives harmoniously alongside a menagerie of untamed animals, including cheetahs, elephants, lions and tigers on a preservation in the African plains. When his wife and children arrive for a visit, a… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 1, 2003
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brad Wheeler
Globe and Mail

Good lord, look what the filmmaker dragged in.

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Charles Bramesco
Consequence of Sound

With Roar, filmmaking feels as dangerous and immediate as bomb defusing.

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Matt Prigge
Metro

Too a singular to forget and definitely but definitely above criticism.

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Amy Nicholson
L.A. Weekly

ROAR is a thrilling bore, an inanity with actual peril in every scene.

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Brad Keefe
Columbus Alive

4 WTFs out of 4. Not as unintentionally entertaining as The Room or Birdemic, but see it with an audience if you can.

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Keith Phipps
The Dissolve

It's never clear whether it wants to present all the frightened scampering as comical or horrifying, but the unsimulated panic in the actors' eyes pushes it toward the latter.

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Variety Staff
Variety

The noble intentions of director-writer-producer Noel Marshall and his actress-wife Tippi Hedren shine through the faults and short-comings of Roar.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

This has the same charm as Drafthouse's Miami Connection, only with jungle cats instead of drug-dealing ninjas.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

The craziest, most breathtakingly bizarre motion picture you are ever likely to see. Imagine Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom as reimagined by Stephen King.

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