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Tarzan & Jane

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Tarzan story is a fast-paced romp with some peril.

Movie G 2002 75 minutes
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Beautiful Sequel

Tarzan and Jane i think is another good disney movie, this one didn't go to the cinemas and it was decided to go straight to video instead. This movie carries on with what was left at the end of the first animated movie (Tarzan (1999) This movie was made in 2002, based with the same background (The Jungle) and the same characters and also featuring new kind of characters. I did like this movie because it was quite funny and it was from Disney which i think is a great company and the company make excellent movies from Disney, Disney was carried on after Walt Disney died in the 60's, i was glad for this to carry on because after Walt's death, there has been some more fantastic movies that came out in the 1970, 1980's, 1990's and 2000's. In 2000, there was another movie based on Walt's fantastic work, Fantasia 2000 was the movie to mark the 60th anniversary as the first Fantasia movie was made in 1940. I hope there will be a 3rd Fantasia movie as i think the graphics are amazing and brilliant. Over all i give Tarzan and Jane 10 out of 10

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A one-year anniversary between a savage and a proper British lady provides some good sitcom-inspired opportunities for lessons about relationships and cultural missteps. (Tarzan's kind of a brooder/grimacer -- but can you really blame him?) And there's no shortage of positive messages as these two work diligently to understand each other's perspective in this decent high-octane jungle romp. It's also a very fast-moving adventure that almost never takes a breather, and that brisk pace may keep you from noticing that the movie still feels a little bit flat.

Kids will enjoy the big chases and prowling jungle animals, and girls are likely to appreciate a female character with Jane's self-sufficiency and jungle safety skills. Parents can appreciate that there's little to object to here, as long as kids aren't too small or prone to nightmares, and that there are lots of lessons in compromise and teamwork along the way.

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