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About the Wild
Alternative titles (from Letterboxd): Disneys 46 The Wild, Jungle City, La vie sauvage, The Big Break, Wildlife, Divljina, În salbaticie, 野蠻任務, De Wilde, Disney Klassiker 46 - Villdyr
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The Wild plot from IMDb: "An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back."
The trailer can be found online.
Cast and Characters (descriptions from Wikipedia):
Kiefer Sutherland as Samson, a male lion, leader of the Central Park Zoo and the main protagonist of the film.
Dominic Scott Kay as the voice of the young Samson
Jim Belushi as Benny, a heroic Eastern gray squirrel who is Samson's best friend. He is the only one who knows about Samson's past.
Eddie Izzard as Nigel, an eccentric British-accented koala and co-leader of the zoo. He has an intense loathing for the zoo's koala plushes portraying him as "cuddly".
Janeane Garofalo as Bridget, an insecure reticulated giraffe and Benny's love interest (in which she’s not interested in).
Richard Kind as Larry, a dull-witted, but friendly green anaconda
Greg Cipes as Ryan, a 11-year old male lion cub and Samson's son
William Shatner as Kazar, a megalomaniacal male blue/black wildebeest hybrid and the main antagonist of the film. He is the tyrannical leader of a herd of wildebeests and seeks to change the food chain by eating an animal so that "Prey become Predators" and vice versa.
Colin Hay as Fergus, an American flamingo
Miles Marsico as Duke, a male teenage red kangaroo joey
Jack DeSena as Eze, a male teenage hippopotamus calf
Don Cherry as Penguin MC, a Southern rockhopper penguin
Christian Argueta and David Cowgill as Hamir, a pigeon.
Lenny Venito as Stan, a male American alligator
Joseph Siravo as Carmine, a male American alligator
Patrick Warburton as Blag, Kazar's right-hand man
Colin Cunningham as Colin, a male hyrax
Jonathan Kimmel and Eddie Gossling as Scab and Scraw, a pair of male Rüppell's vultures who serve as minions of Kazar.
Kevin Michael Richardson as Samson's father and Ryan's grandfather
Chris Edgerly as Cloak, a male common chameleon
Bob Joles as Camo, a male Jackson's chameleon and the circus ringleader
Greg Berg as a third unnamed vulture
Bob Bergen as Donald, a pond slider turtle, a cheering black rhinoceros fan and several wildebeests
Jason Connroy as a flamingo
Debi Derryberry as Dung Beetle #3, Monkey Girl
Terri Douglas as the Koala Toy, a pullstring koala plush which Nigel feuds with.
Jeannie Elias as the monkeys
Eddie Frierson as a penguin
Jess Harnell as the garbage man and a sailor
Jason Harris Katz as Victor, a Magellanic penguin
Josh Keaton as a Rhino
Carolyn Lawrence as Ladybird, Monkey Girl
Danny Mann as the geese
Mona Marshall as Woman, Lionesses and Dung Beetle #4
Paul Pape as Man #1
Fred Tatasciore as Victor, Man #2
Kari Wahlgren as Baby Hippo, Baby
John Du Prez as several wildebeests
Eric Idle as a wildebeest
Miss Coco Peru as Mama Hippo
Non-Speaking characters including
The Gazelles, a herd of Thomson's gazelles that Ryan accidentally causes to stampede.
The Dogs, a Poodle, a Rottweiler and a Boxer, a pack of rabid stray dogs who were chasing after Samson and the gang.
The Elephant, an African bush elephant who gets scared of Ryan by escaping out of the box.
Directed by Steve "Spaz" Williams
Screenplay by Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Mark Gibson, Philip Halprin
Story by Mark Gibson, Philip Halprin
Produced by Clint Goldman, Beau Flynn
Edited by Scott Balcerek, Steven L. Wagner
Music by Alan Silvestri
Production companies: Walt Disney Pictures, Hoytyboy Pictures, Sir Zip Productions, Contrafilm
Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures
Release date: April 14, 2006
Running time: 82 minutes
Budget: $80 million
Box office: $102.3 million