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Born To Be Wild Reviews

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April 6, 2011
Clocking in at only 40 minutes, the film has no time to thoroughly explore the issues at the heart of its bifurcated tale.
April 8, 2011
While there's an important story here - how these two women take in endangered animals with the intention of later releasing them back into the wild - the main attraction is the general adorableness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 13, 2011
There are three certainties in life: death, taxes, and Morgan Freeman's voice.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 8, 2011
This may make me sound like less of a man, but I'm going to say it anyway: Born to Be Wild is by far the most adorable movie I've seen in the theater in a long time.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 6, 2011
Cute, but never insufferably so, "Born to Be Wild 3D" is best taken as the perfect film to transition your kids from animation to live action fare - short, sweet, and educational.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 7, 2011
Everything a family movie should be: touching, funny and inspiring.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 15, 2012
One way or another you'll find yourself saying, "Awwwwww."
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 7, 2011
Parents should be prepared to dish out some of life's tougher realities on the drive home, when the "Daddy, what's a poacher?" questions will invariably arise.
April 12, 2011
David Lickely's work as a director is impressive and intimate, and the use of the 3D helps make it feel like you're there in the environments with these animals.
April 27, 2011
It's just 40 minutes long, but in that short time it produces more "awwww" moments than any feature-length film to hit theaters this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 4, 2012
A terrific big-screen/3D film about the rescue of baby elephants and orangutans by dedicated humans introduces young people to a strong conservation ethic.
April 7, 2011
The spectacle of 3D and the narration of Morgan Freeman make clear the beauty of what is being lost.
April 15, 2011
Trades on an indisputable fact: Ecologically friendly movies about cute animals are just about impossible to resist.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 23, 2011
In Born to be Wild, the milk of human kindness nourishes the animals. And the audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/5
April 7, 2011
Narrated by Morgan Freeman (of course), "Wild" shifts gracefully between the two locations without ever feeling like it's imposing a story arc on them.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 23, 2011
There are plenty of ooh and ah moments in this splendid documentary for all ages in which we are privileged to enter a special world where orphaned baby elephants and orang-utans are nurtured
April 23, 2011
Neither soppy nor schmaltzy, Born to Be Wild is a fascinating glimpse into another dimension of our world
April 13, 2011
... unusually deft for a 40-minute documentary ...
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 18, 2011
Invites you on a thrilling IMAX 3D cinematic safari to wildlife 'orphanages' in Kenya and Borneo, where baby elephants and orangutans are nurtured and trained to return to the wild.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
April 8, 2011
Sweet, inspiring tale of two wildlife fairy godmothers.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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