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Born to Be Wild
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by John Gray
Produced by Robert Newmyer
Jeffrey Silver
Screenplay by John Bunzel
Paul Young
Story by Paul Young
Starring
Music by Mark Snow
Cinematography Donald M. Morgan
Editing by Maryann Brandon
Studio Fuji Entertainment
Outlaw Productions
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date(s) March 31, 1995 (1995-03-31)
Running time 100 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Money made $3,730,409

Born to Be Wild is a 1995 American family comedy film released by Warner Bros. under their Warner Bros. Family Entertainment label.

Plot

Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who continues to get himself into trouble. To keep him out of mischief, his mother, Margaret, puts him to work cleaning the cage of a female western lowland gorilla named Katie. Margaret is teaching Katie to communicate through the use of sign language. When the owner of the gorilla, Gus Charnley, takes her away to become a flea market freak, Rick decides to rescue Katie and take her on an adventurous journey to get her out of the country.

Cast

  • Wil Horneff as Rick Heller
  • Helen Shaver as Margaret Heller
  • John C. McGinley as Max Carr
  • Peter Boyle as Gus Charnley
  • Jean Marie Barnwell as Lacey Carr
  • Marvin J. McIntyre as Bob
  • Gregory Itzin as Walter Mallinson
  • Titus Welliver as Sergeant Markle
  • Thomas F. Wilson as Det. Lou Greenberg (as Tom Wilson)
  • Alan Ruck as Dan Woodley
  • John Procaccino as Ed Price
  • Obba Babatundé as Interpreter
  • David Wingert as Gary James
  • John Pleshette as Donald Carr
  • Janet Carroll as Judge Billings
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