Wild America
Wild America (1997)

The sap runneth over in this unpaved road movie based on the formative years of real-life nature filmmakers Marshall, Mark and Marty Stouffer.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 2, 1997
DVD Release Date: October 21, 1997
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin McManus
Washington Post

It's decent family fare.

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

The movie, ostensibly a chronicle of nature, has no patience at all for the processes of nature: It's cut like a music video, with stuff just happening really fast.

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Staci Layne Wilson

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Wild America feels like something the Walt Disney company produced for junior-high-classroom consumption 30 years ago.

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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today

Wild America often feels like a MMMBop-ish Hanson brothers music video redone for the Discovery Channel.

Jim Shelby
Palo Alto Weekly

It's really several Lassie episodes (without the collie) braided together to make one full-length picture.

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Leonard Klady

The antic coming of age of three Arkansas brothers centers the amusing and entertaining Wild America.

James Berardinelli

Supposedly, Wild America is a family film, but I can't figure out which members of the family it's intended for.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Has all the spunk and humor of the old Hardy boys adventure stories.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Wild America was a good little film with a decent cast, story and directing. This film isn't as bad as so many others have said it would be. The film has… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
oh yes, classic. JTT, Devon Sawa, and Scott Bairstow..... whos Scott Bairstow, you ask?? are you serious? forget it you wouldnt like this all they do is save a… More
Jennifer D
Cutesy kid movie, but I got a little bored half way through. But some really nice scenery!
Jason Spencer
Not a bad family movie. The kids all hold their own as actors and the story keeps you interested all the way to the end.
Conner Rainwater
I love this in the fact that it's so much fun and a great story about brothers. The road story aspect also sets it apart from the majority of other coming… More
Leigh Ryan
Pretty good.

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