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Born to Be Wild (1995)

PG 03/31/1995 (US) DramaFamily 1h 40m
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What do you do when your best friend's a 400-pound gorilla? Anything she likes.


Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through the use of sign language. When the owner of the gorilla takes her back to become a flea market freak Rick takes it upon himself to break Katie out and take her on an adventurous journey to get her out of the country.

  1. Paul Young

    Screenplay, Story

  2. John Gray


  3. John Bunzel


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  1. Wil Horneff

    Wil Horneff

    Rick Heller

  2. Helen Shaver

    Helen Shaver

    Margaret Heller

  3. John C. McGinley

    John C. McGinley

    Max Carr

  4. Jean Marie Barnwell

    Lacey Carr

  5. Peter Boyle

    Peter Boyle

    Gus Charnley

  6. Gregory Itzin

    Gregory Itzin

    Walter Mallinson

  7. Titus Welliver

    Titus Welliver

    Sergeant Bo Markle

  8. Thomas F. Wilson

    Thomas F. Wilson

    Det. Lou Greenberg (as Tom Wilson)

  9. Marvin J. McIntyre

    Marvin J. McIntyre

    Bob the Paramedic

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Born to Be Wild
Born to Be Wild

Status Released

Original Language English

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