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Buddy | 1997 | PG | - 1.2.0

A socialite (Rene Russo) raises a gorilla from babyhood.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Kissing.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - Chimps throw a cleaver around narrowly missing a couple of humans. A riot as Buddy the gorilla runs loose at a World's Fair. Buddy trashes his owner's home. Buddy charges toward a group of people watching him outside a window. When a woman falls behind Buddy in the kitchen, Buddy charges and nearly attacks her. Buddy tears his cage door off and knocks a woman down. Pratfalls and chases.


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LANGUAGE 0 - None.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Domesticating wild animals, the relationship between humans and animals.

MESSAGE - You can take the animal out of the jungle, but can't take the jungle out of the animal.

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