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Cheetah (1989)

Cheetah (1989)





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When two L.A. teens have the chance to go to Africa, they are less than enthused. Once there, however, they change their mind upon meeting a local kid and befriending a cheetah cub. Once the cub grows up, they must reacquaint it to the wild, but someone has other ideas.more
Rating: G
Genre: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Griff Du Rhone, Heywood Gould, Erik Tarloff, John Cotter
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 21, 2002
Robert Halmi Productions


Timothy Landfield
as Earl Johnson
Breon Gorman
as Jean Johnson
Ka Vundla
as Kipoin
Paul Onsongo
as Abdullah
Konga Mbandu
as Police Captain
Martin Okello
as Friendly Policeman
Allaudin Qureshi
as Patel's Cousin
Waigwa Wachira
as Racetrack Policeman
James K. Ward
as Announcer
Jan Maccoy
as Stewardess
Evalyne Kamau
as Nyambura
Jane Gelardi
as Announcer's Girlfrie...
Joseph "J.J." Otieno...
as Band at the Blue Duk...
David Otieno
as Blue Duka Band Membe...
Wally Amalemba
as Blue Duka Band Membe...
Frank C. Turner
as Greyhound Owner
Tony Evans Kalanzi
as Blue Duka Band Membe...
Kelly Harry Ngetsa
as Blue Duka Band Membe...
Richard Clarke
as Announcer
Michael Rogers
as Racetrack Policeman
Lee Harvin
as Bettor
Aloysius Lazarus
as Greyhound Owner
Njorogue M. Ngoima
as Greyhound Owner
Frank Turner
as Greyhound Owner
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Critic Reviews for Cheetah

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (4)

Cheetah brings to focus the concerns of experts and laymen alike.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | July 12, 2002
Washington Post
Top Critic

'80s Disney live-action adventure with few perilous moments.

Full Review… | March 15, 2011
Common Sense Media

It's an exceedingly simple story using the lure of golden African locations, animal observation, and teen histrionics to coax viewers in, directed by a guy who used to craft Circle-Vision films for Epcot.

Full Review… | August 26, 2009

Audience Reviews for Cheetah


oh god... i remember this movie and having to watch it and just being BORED OUT OF MY MIND... it was on disney channel all the time when i was a kid.

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