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Born to Be Wild (1995)

PG
100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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 ...See moreRick 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 adventureous journey to get her out of the country. Written by Christopher D. Ryan See less
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Paul Young (story) (screenplay) | John Bunzel (screenplay)
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Opening Wknd
$ 1,657,008
Gross (USA)
$ 3,730,409
Gross (World)
$ 3,730,409
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Release date
Mar 31, 1995 (United States)

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45 cast members
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Wil Horneff
Rick Heller Rick Heller   See fewer
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Jean Marie Barnwell
Lacey Carr Lacey Carr   See fewer
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Helen Shaver
Margaret Heller Margaret Heller   See fewer
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John C. McGinley
Uncle Max Carr Uncle Max Carr   See fewer
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Marvin J. McIntyre
Bob the Paramedic Bob the Paramedic   See fewer
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Peter Boyle
Gus Charnley Gus Charnley   See fewer
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Gregory Itzin
Walter Mallinson Walter Mallinson   See fewer
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Titus Welliver
Sergeant Bo Markle Sergeant Bo Markle   See fewer
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Thomas F. Wilson
Det. Lou Greenberg (as Tom Wilson) Det. Lou Greenberg (as Tom Wilson)   See fewer
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Alan Ruck
Atty. Dan Woodley Atty. Dan Woodley   See fewer
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Janet Carroll
Judge Billings Judge Billings   See fewer
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John Procaccino
Ed Price Ed Price   See fewer
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Obba Babatundé
Interpreter Interpreter   See fewer
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David Wingert
Gary James Gary James   See fewer
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John Pleshette
Donald Carr Donald Carr   See fewer
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Michael MacRae
Country Store Cop Country Store Cop   See fewer
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Bruce Wright
Jack Graham Jack Graham   See fewer
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David MacIntyre
Charnley's Guard #1 Charnley's Guard #1   See fewer
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Bob Cea
Charnley's Guard #2 Charnley's Guard #2   See fewer
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Sarah Brooke
Lacey's Mom Lacey's Mom   See fewer
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Jordan Michelman
Lacey's Brother Lacey's Brother   See fewer
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Troy Evans
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
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Sandra Lee Dejong
Farmer's Wife Farmer's Wife   See fewer
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Larry Albert
Plain Clothes Officer Plain Clothes Officer   See fewer
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Amy Scott
Burger Girl Burger Girl   See fewer
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Chad Lindberg
Burger Boss Burger Boss   See fewer
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Drake Collier
Anchorman Anchorman   See fewer
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Monica Hart
Anchorwoman Anchorwoman   See fewer
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Peter Abrahamson
Gorilla Team Gorilla Team   See fewer
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Bill Barretta
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Debbie Lee Carrington
Gorilla Team (as Debbie Carrington) Gorilla Team (as Debbie Carrington)   See fewer
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Don McLeod
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Karyn Malchus
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Talia Paul
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Don Brady
Search Cop Search Cop   See fewer
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Doris Bloom
Country Store Cashier Country Store Cashier   See fewer
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Michael Edward Baker
Delinquent Delinquent   See fewer
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Frank Welker
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Michael Taylor Donovan
Cameraman (uncredited) Cameraman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mar Party
Court Spectator (uncredited) Court Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leif Tilden
Katie the gorilla (uncredited) Katie the gorilla (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.1 / 10 | 1,271 votes