Tarzan:special Edition

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Disney's Tarzan DVD

on 11/27/2012

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Swing into action and adventure with Disney's original classic, Tarzan, packed with fun-filled bonus features and award-winning music such as the memorable "You'll Be In My Heart" and "Trashin' The Camp." Disney's magnificent animated adaptation of Edgar Rice Burrough's story of the ape man begins deep within the jungle when baby Tarzan is adopted by a family of gorillas. Even though he is shunned as a "hairless wonder" by their leader, Tarzan is accepted by the gorillas and raised as one of their own. Together with his wisecracking ape buddy Terk and neurotic elephant pal Tantor, Tarzan learns how to "surf" and swing through the trees and survive in the animal kingdom. His "Two Worlds" collide with the arrival of humans, forcing Tarzan to choose between a "civilized" life with the beautiful Jane and the life he knows and loves with his gorilla family. Filled with humor, heart, and hilarious fun, Tarzan is an unforgettable adventure you'll watch again and again.


Studio Buena Vista Home Entertainment
SKU 40721536
UPC 786936264524
UPC 14 00786936264524
Format DVD
Release Date 2/13/2015
Rating Rating
Disney Film
Family (General)
Theatrical Release
Editors Note
Note The legend of Tarzan is told in breathtaking fashion, from the loss of his parents in Africa to his adoption by a gorilla mother, Kala, to his rescue of Jane and the revelation that he is a human. Tarzan must decide where he belongs in life, while falling in love and saving his gorilla family from outsiders. An exciting film for the whole family, with songs by Phil Collins. The film's music was nominated for two Grammy Awards and one Golden Globe.
Sight and Sound "...TARZAN is admittedly a triumph of caricature..." 11/??/1999 p.58-9
Rolling Stone "...A spirited return to form....This TARZAN swings..." p.164
Entertainment Weekly "...Disney's most elegant animated 'classic' in years..." -- Rating: A- 05/25/1999 p.101-2
New York Times "...One of the more exotic blooms in the Disney hothouse, what with voluptuous flora, hordes of fauna, charming characters and excitingly kinetic animation that gracefully incorporates computer-generated motion..." 06/18/1999 p.E10
Box Office "...Once again Disney has assembled an impressive roster of voice talent....Likewise, Disney has once again reached new heights in animation art....This film, simply put, is beautiful..." 08/01/1999 p.58
USA Today "...[Disney] unveils its most vibrant and virile hero in ages....The script is remarkably well built..." -- 4 out of 4 stars 06/16/1999 p.1D
Chicago Sun-Times "...A lot of fun. It has scenes that move through space with a freedom undreamed of in older animated films..." 06/18/1999 p.31
Kevin Lima
Chris Buck
Minnie Driver
Tony Goldwyn
Cast & Crew
Bonnie Arnold - Producer
Chris Buck, et. al. - Director
Edgar Rice Burroughs - Based On Novel By
Glenn Close - Voice Of
Gregory Perler - Editor
Minnie Driver - Voice Of
Nigel Hawthorne - Voice Of
Phil Collins, et. al. - Original Music By
Pixote Hunt - Production Designer
Tad Murphy, et. al. - Writer
Tony Goldwyn - Voice Of
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1999
Catalog ID 3844803
UPC 00786936264524
Number of Discs 2
Running Time 88 minutes
Color Color
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  1.66:1
Golden Globe (2000) Phil Collins, Winner, Best Original Song For A Motion Picture
Oscar (2000) Phil Collins, Winner, Best Original Song
ReviewSource ReelViews
Review From a purely visual standpoint, this may be the most impressive of all of Disney's traditionally animated features. The backdrops are lush, the characters are well realized, and the action sequences are dizzying, with frequent changes of perspectives and camera angles. No conventional animated film has been this ambitious before.
Reviewer James Berardinelli
ReviewRating 7
ReviewSource Time Magazine
Review Tarzan, the new Disney animated feature, is the best news to hit cartooning, and perhaps Hollywood, in ages. It is the full-service, romance-and-adventure, laugh-and-cry movie that Disney and its new competitors have been trying to make, without quite succeeding, since The Lion King five summers ago... This is brisk, epic storytelling.
Reviewer Richard Corliss
ReviewRating 9
ReviewSource Chicago Sun-Times
Review I saw Tarzan once, and went to see it again. This kind of bright, colorful, hyperkinetic animation is a visual exhilaration. Animation cuts loose from what we can actually see and shows us what we might ideally see. Like Mulan and A Bug's Life, this is a film where grownups do not need to be accompanied by a non-adult guardian.
Reviewer Roger Ebert
ReviewRating 9
Special Edition, DVD
Product Attributes
Actor Goldwyn,Tony
Label Buena Vista Home Video
Video Format DVD
Desson Howe, Washington Post The kids are going to enjoy Tarzan. So will you.
Peter Stack, San Francisco Chronicle ... the new Tarzan is an inspired mix of spirited family entertainment and harrowing drama.

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