Born to Be Wild 3D Synopsis
Dedicated teams in Africa and Borneo save orphaned elephants and orangutans.
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New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
If you're a mom or dad bringing your own little primates to the movie, that's a good thing.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
A good nature film - and a great technical achievement.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The visuals are excellent, featuring a refreshingly small dose of forced cuteness, and plenty of the animals' natural movements.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
For maximum enjoyment, see this on the enormous classic IMAX screen.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
While the visuals aren't nearly as eye-popping as those of the underwater movies, the film is more inspiring thanks to its human heroines.
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Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
Best taken as the perfect film to transition your kids from animation to live action fare – short, sweet, and educational.
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Boston Globe

By Janice Page
Ironically, Born to Be Wild banks solely on its tameness to captivate and inspire, aided by an upbeat, sometimes incongruous soundtrack.
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Tim Cogshell
Parents will want to stay for this one.
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Time Out New York

By David Fear
Kids will squeal with delight. Adults will smile indulgently at the mildness of it all.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Narrator Morgan Freeman manages to be both soothing and somber, so it's not until the credits roll that we realize how much more we want to...
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Awesome 3D

By pzuppo
As a G-rated movie for the younger set, this movie (documentary) was perfect. It was short enough to keep the attention of the younger set and the content and concepts were aimed toward children....

Born to be Wild

By kjtwist
AWESOME Morgan Freemen is the king of a genre. His voice and the 3D make this 45 fairly short movie into an experience you wont soon forget.. If you liked March of the Penguins you will Love this...

Born to be Wild

By MikeyA54
Great movie, I only wish it had been longer. Totally enjoyed it. Any age group is appropriate....

By bpieraccini

Born to be Wild a refreshing change!

By bluemoonceramics
I was looking forward to viewing this movie after hearing an interview on NPR with Dame Sheldrick. I saw this at the Imax with my husband and grandchildren, ages 9 & 11. What a wonderful family movie...

Born to Be Wild 3D

By lori9207
This movie was a wonderful IMAX 3D experience for myself as well as my children. I'm not usually a big fan of 3D, but seeing this in 3D was incredible!...

Born to be wild 3d

By dkierbel
an amazing wild life adventure that kept me and my 5 yr. old grand daughter spell bound....if you want your kids to have a greater appreciation for our environment and our planet's animals...go see...

An awesome 3D experience

By jameswachs
Born to Be Wild 3D is right up there with the best IMAX 3D (first generation) I have ever experienced. The film, dispite its short running time, is informative and endearing ...for all ages. The theme...

3D adds nothing

By donnalley
Might be better on real IMAX screen...

Born to be Wild 3D

By redrockguidance
The movie was very interesting, educational and uplifting. Was very moved by the two females leaders who have given their live and livihood to help these animals have the best life possible. Just...

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 5+ Sweet, inspiring tale of two wildlife fairy godmothers.
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