100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
An inspired mix of spirited family entertainment and harrowing drama.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I saw Tarzan once, and went to see it again. This kind of bright, colorful, hyperkinetic animation is a visual exhilaration.
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100

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
This is entertainment worth thumping your chest over. [18 June 1999, Life, p.2E]
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
One of the great virtues of Disney's most elegant animated ''classic'' in years is how blessedly sermon-free this zippy, dignified retelling of Edgar Rice Burroughs' ripping 1914 yarn is.
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80

Film Threat

By Chris Gore
Tarzan is a blast for both kids and grownups like myself and gets my recommendation.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
As a ride, this Tarzan succeeds. As a pop myth, it needs more jungle fever. [18 June 1999, Friday, p.A]
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
There's no over-the-top music or comedy sequence to place this with the very best Disney animations, though, and Phil Collins's songs won't be to everyone's taste.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
From a purely visual standpoint, this may be the most impressive of all of Disney's traditionally animated features.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Propelled by Mark Mancina's percussive score, this Tarzan swings.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Too busy to be boring or deeply engaging, Tarzan is an efficient Disney treatment of a time-tested story. The results aren't bad, just not quite worth a chest-pounding victory yell.
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79 out of 100
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