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Congo
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Laura Linney

Laura Linney

Dr. Karen Ross
Dylan Walsh

Dylan Walsh

Dr. Peter Elliot
Ernie Hudson

Ernie Hudson

Captain Munro Kelly
Tim Curry

Tim Curry

Herkermer Homolka
Grant Heslov

Grant Heslov

Richard
Joe Don Baker

Joe Don Baker

R.B. Travis


Written by
John Patrick Shanley

John Patrick Shanley

(screenplay)


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Ape-alling!

7 years, 6 months ago at Feb 15 17:49
1 vote
Words can't describe how hilarious this film turned out. I did a little bit of research and found out that it cost $50 million to make this film. What a hoot! I hope that cheque was written exclusively to Tim Curry for his fee, as he was the only saving grace of this farcical.

Me and my friends spent most of the time debating where we'd seen all of the black actors before. Each one ... read more

An average movie

3 years ago at Aug 11 14:38
1 vote
Honestly, I wasn't expecting much from this flick. Indeed, since I heard only bad things about this movie, I thought it would be something really bad. Eventually, even though it was indeed pretty average, it was definitely not the worst movie I have ever seen and I was (almost) positively surprised. In my opinion, if you don't take this movie too seriously, it is actually not completely awful and ... read more
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Description: They've eluded heat-seeking missiles, gone eyeball-to-eyeball with enraged 5,000-pound hippos, hacked through a jungle curtain. Still, the expedition continues. Amy, a gorilla who was part of a university learning experiment, is at last returning home. A professor (Dylan Walsh), electronics expert (Laura Linney, The Truman Show) guide ... (more)
Release date: 9 June 1995
UPC: 097363303879
Action (13), Adventure (11), Jungle (10), Africa (5), Animals (5), Gorilla (5), Plane Crash (4), Animal (4), Ritual (4), 1995 (4), Explosion (4), Laser Cutter (3), Giraffe (3), Skydiving (3), Lava (3), Golf Cart (3), White Water Rafting (3), Volcano (3), Golf Club (3), Ape (3)
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"Ernie Hudson was enjoyable. But Bruce Campbell was so wasted, as he could have been the lead character instead of Dylan Walsh. He really would have made the movie much more tolerable. Tim Curry's Romanian accent is so fake, but laughable (No! No!). I wish they didn't have make Amy the talking gorilla that annoying. Despite the special effects being done by Stan Winston and Industrial Light & Magic, the gorillas still look fake. If the film waited until after Peter Jackson's King Kong (2005) or "


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