George of the Jungle Synopsis
A man (Brendan Fraser) raised by apes rescues a U.S. heiress (Leslie Mann).
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
One of the most witty, entertaining family films to come out in some time.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Hits you on the head until you laugh.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A movie that is sort of funny some of the time and then occasionally hilarious.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Possesses both an edge and a sense of self-mocking that's unusual for any feature, live or animated.
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60

Empire

By Angie Errigo
Very amusing fun.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The plot is predictable, and the humor is uncreative and often crude. The heroine, however, is endearing in her quirkiness.
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50

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
So silly, so garishly over-the-top, and so bracingly eager to please, that it's hard not to fall under its gleefully gooney spell.
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40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
John Cleese supplies the voice of George's brainy and terrifically tolerant sidekick, a very unconvincing animatronic gorilla named Ape,...
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38

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
They are singing the jingle in the bath, in bed, in the car, ready to send you, like George, smack into a tree.
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38

USA Today

By Mike Clark
This one's aimed at those airheads who, like George, have been swinging on a grapevine and slamming into too many trees. [16 July 1997, p....
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Pure fun!

By mtknightdog
A comedy that's not afraid to remind you that it's just a movie; and uses it to create a very different, yet satisfying, family-friendly film....

George of the Jungle review

By Therumrunner5
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Rated PG
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Live-action take on popular tale is family fun.
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