George of the Jungle
Raised by a protective primate in the African jungle, a bumbling Tarzan type unexpectedly finds love with a wealthy woman on safari. Through trial and error, the mismatched pair learns life outside the jungle is no picnic.
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- Sam Weisman
- This movie is
PGCrude humor and mild violence, language and sensuality
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
Dutch, EnglishClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
The DVD has eye-popping colors and the 5.1 sound almost qualify it as a demonstration disk.
A full-frame featureless transfer with very good 5.1 sound.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie includes a very tame relationship between George and Ursula. There's also some sexual innuendo (Coffee, Tea, or Me, mating rituals of apes, female excitement over George's physique, etc.). The film also includes poop jokes, flatulence, wedgies, and similar potty humor.
- Sexual Content
- George only wears a loincloth. Romantic relationship between George and Ursula. Humorous scene that explains the behaviors of monkey mating. Funny reference to Coffee, Tea, and Me. Implied nudity.
- Slapstick violence (falling, running into trees, racking one's self on a tree branch), professional wrestling-style fight with a lion, threat of a lion attack. The film jokingly states that no one dies in this film; they just get really big boo boos. Poaching of a friendly ape.
- Not applicable
- Social Behavior
- The good and bad guys are clearly marked. Lyle treats the natives in a terribly condescending manner, but the "primitives" are actually more advanced and intelligent than the ignorant white "civilized" men. Max and Thor travel to the jungle to exploit the people and animals; however, the film clearly marks George, Ursula, the natives, and the animals as kinder, more open-minded, and more advanced.
- Nike is shown onscreen.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- A character drinks coffee and experiences a major caffeine high.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it