Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)

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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes is a reverent retelling of the Edgar Rice Burroughs original, with a 1980s-sensibilities slant. Shipwrecked on the coast of Africa, Lord Jack Clayton (Paul Geoffrey) and his pregnant wife Lady Alice (Cheryl Campbell) attempt to survive in the hostile environment, but both die shortly after the birth of their son John. Abandoned in the wilderness, the orphaned John is adopted by a family of rather highly evolved apes, and raised as one of their … More

Rating: PG (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Art House & International
Directed By:
Written By: Robert Towne, Michael Austin, P.H. Vazak
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 8, 2004
Runtime:
Warner Home Video

Cast


as D'Arnot

as Esker

as Lady Alice Clayton

as Sir Hugh Belcher

as Boat Captain

as Captain Billings

as Captain

as Chalky White

as Sir Evelyn Blount

as Tarzan (age 12)

as Infant Tarzan

as Tarzan (age 5)

as Primate Sequences

as Rev. Stimson

as Primate Sequences

as Primate Sequences

as Governess

as Primate Sequences

as Riverbank Chief

as Silverbeard

as White Eyes

as Droopy Ears

as Jane (age 5)
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Critic Reviews for Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

Full Review… | August 16, 2007
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | July 20, 2004
New York Times
Top Critic

As long as they stay in the jungle, this Tarzan may be one of the very best versions of the character you're likely to see.

Full Review… | April 1, 2014
Mania.com

Beautiful. A real view of an ape man clashing with the civilization.

October 20, 2005
Cinenganos

vivid and involving

April 5, 2005
Shadows on the Wall

Audience Reviews for Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

½

We all know the background to Tarzan. I liked the visual aspects of the movie (great apes), but didn't like the Scottish noble life as much.

Redlats
Red Lats

Super Reviewer

½

A chidlhood favorate

SirPant
Anthony Lawrie

Super Reviewer

½

Quite an entertaining live action Tarzan film. One more for the kids though.

Deano78
Dean !

Super Reviewer

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