Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees
Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees (2002)

This film is a giant screen journey into the hearts, minds and world of wild chimpanzees with the world's most famous field researcher, Dr. Jane Goodall. The film chronicles Dr. Goodall's more than 40 years of legendary work among… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 25, 2002
DVD Release Date: June 24, 2008
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ed Will
Denver Post

It is interesting and fun to see Goodall and her chimpanzees on the bigger-than-life screen.

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Urban Cinefile

This is one IMAX film that doesn't overdo the narration or the drama, but it's also a pretty laid-back documentary which could be watched on TV %u2013 it doesn't have the movie-making excitement of, say, Deep Sea 3D.

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Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

Overall, interesting as a documentary -- but not very Imaxy.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Both a beautifully made nature film and a tribute to a woman whose passion for this region and its inhabitants still shines in her quiet blue eyes.

David Barton
Sacramento Bee

It opens up a little corner of the world that even casual observers had long ago heard about but have rarely seen.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A worthy tribute to a great humanitarian and her vibrant 'co-stars.'

Dan Fienberg
L.A. Weekly

[W]hile long on amiable monkeys and worthy environmentalism, Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees is short on the thrills the oversize medium demands.

Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

Will you go ape over this movie? Well, it probably won't have you swinging from the trees hooting it's praises, but it's definitely worth taking a look.

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Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

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