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Walt Disney Pictures' animated adventure "Tarzan" is an innovative and entertaining exploration of the classic tale by Edgar Rice Burroughs. With music by Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Phil Collins, "Tarzan" is an adventure that traces the story of a human baby who is orphaned in the African jungle and lovingly raised by a family of apes. Tarzan's peaceful and sheltered world is turned upside down by the arrival of a human expedition and the revelation that he is one of them. As he struggles to decide which "family" he belongs with, his dilemma is… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The stylized physiques and movements of the characters in this exciting animated musical-romance-adventure are at once realist and fantastic."
‑ Lisa Alspector, Chicago Reader
"It's both a little scary and a lot funny, and kids will no doubt lap it up."
‑ Bob Longino, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Kids will be drawn to Disney's fast-paced version."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"Highly enjoyable, great looking animated adventure that combines its touching storyline with plenty of wit and style."
‑ Jon Fortgang, Film4
"A technical marvel from Disney that shrewdly compresses and streamlines the Disney formula into a more efficient whole."
‑ Christopher Smith, Bangor Daily News (Maine)
"No classic, but very enjoyable."
‑ Geoff Andrew, Time Out
"So far, the most entertaining film of the year."
‑ Peter Stack, San Francisco Chronicle
"The most legitimately touching Disney feature of the 1990s."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"A splendid, eye-filling adventure that harkens back in many ways to the 1967 animated version of The Jungle Book."
‑ Jim Lane, Sacramento News & Review
"An exciting, accomplished work that ranks with the wonderful Johnny Weissmuller movies."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Simply a smashingly well-done example of animated storytelling."
‑ Jeff Millar, Houston Chronicle
"Travels light, moves quickly and leaves very little in its wake."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"Just as Disney animation has become increasingly impressive, so have Disney animated films become increasingly adult."
‑ Annlee Ellingson, Boxoffice Magazine
"There is not one frame of this film that I would change."
‑ Chris Gore, Film Threat
"...one of Disney's most beautiful, most spectacular visual treats, even if the story line and characters are watered-down children's fare."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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