Tarzan (1999)

A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human.

Rated: G
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Release Date: June 16, 1999
DVD Release Date: January 1, 2000
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Disney's Tarzan takes the well-known story to a new level with spirited animation, a brisk pace, and some thrilling action set-pieces..

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

The stylized physiques and movements of the characters in this exciting animated musical-romance-adventure are at once realist and fantastic.

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Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It's both a little scary and a lot funny, and kids will no doubt lap it up.

James Plath
Movie Metropolis

There's nothing Broadway about this Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation, but the wow factor is still there.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

No classic, but very enjoyable.

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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle

So far, the most entertaining film of the year.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A great treatment of the original novel, and one I revisit constantly.

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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle

Simply a smashingly well-done example of animated storytelling.

Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Travels light, moves quickly and leaves very little in its wake.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Kids will be drawn to Disney's fast-paced version.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
A hugely entertaining roller coaster of a movie that perfectly combines 2D animation with 3D background, dazzling us with exhilarating scenes of Tarzan surfing… More
Samuel Riley
Aside from such lovely designs, another major highlight of this film is the adoring soundtrack by Phil Collins. His songs, especially 'You'll Be In My… More
Kevin M. Williams
Edgar Rice Burroughs famous dream imagining of a human baby raised by animals gets the Disney touch (including a pop soundtrack by Phil Collins). Purists might… More
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
It is well drawn and the songs are beautiful, but the story is fairly uneven, jumping from the absurd to the probable. The film tries to place the characters in… More
Daniel Mumby
Disney has always been at its best when it allows the material to shape its storytelling, rather than the other way around. The fact that many of Disney's… More
Directors Cat
the final film of disneys renaissance era. It was a good way to end it.