Wild America

Critics Consensus

Wild America has the appearance of an old-school wilderness adventure, but lacks an involving story to anchor all the outdoor action.

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Movie Info

The sap runneth over in this unpaved road movie based on the formative years of real-life nature filmmakers Marshall, Mark and Marty Stouffer.

Cast

Jonathan Taylor Thomas
as Marshall Stouffer
Devon Sawa
as Mark Stouffer
Scott Bairstow
as Marty Stouffer Jr.
Frances Fisher
as Agnes Stouffer
Jamey Sheridan
as Marty Stouffer Sr.
Don Stroud
as Stango
Amy Lee Douglas
as Julie Anne
Maggie Blackkettle
as Old Native Woman
Larry Reese
as Dr. Pierce
Susan Dear
as Donna Pierce
Nadine Browning
as Woman at Gravesite
Norman Taber
as D.C. Gang Member
Devon Dear
as Swoon Girl #1
Jennifer Mikelson
as Swoon Girl #2
Emily Messmer
as Swoon Girl #3
Danny Glover
as Bigfoot the Mountain Man
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Critic Reviews for Wild America

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (8) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (16)

Audience Reviews for Wild America

  • Dec 31, 2011
    Wild America was a good little film with a decent cast, story and directing. This film isn't as bad as so many others have said it would be. The film has an interesting and fun story, and the cast is pretty good considering that overall they're not very good actors in general terms to begin with. Wild America is fun entertainment for the entire family to enjoy. There's a nice blend of comedy and drama that gives it a unique viewing experience, and like I said, the cast for what they do, do it well, despite the fact that most aren't good. I enjoyed the film and how it was different from other drama comedy films, and it was a flawed, but enjoyable film nonetheless. Wild America is adventure film that delivers some memorable comedic bits. Like every other comedy films, this film manages to be amusing and there are lots of good elements that people don't give credit to. This is a much better film than most people would care to admit, and I'm not a fan of the actors in question, but I give them credit for delivering something fun on-screen. If you're looking for an entertaining family film that has good laughs, adventure and a good story, this film is a good choice. Though flawed, Wild America is far from being a bad film, and I think it's fairly underrated, and deserves a bit more credit than all the flack it has received. This film is actually the best performances of Jonathan Taylor-Thomas and Devon Sawa who are overall bad actors. A must see for Adventure film fans looking for a good dose of comedy to boot.
    Alex r Super Reviewer
  • Aug 15, 2010
    Cutesy kid movie, but I got a little bored half way through. But some really nice scenery!
    Jennifer D Super Reviewer
  • Mar 28, 2010
    I love this in the fact that it's so much fun and a great story about brothers. The road story aspect also sets it apart from the majority of other coming of age dramas. I really thought the cast worked well together and made the biopic element come off a lot more accurate.
    Conner R Super Reviewer
  • Aug 07, 2009
    oh yes, classic. JTT, Devon Sawa, and Scott Bairstow..... whos Scott Bairstow, you ask?? are you serious? forget it you wouldnt like this all they do is save a panda from being raped and watch tigers and stuff.
    Coxxie M Super Reviewer

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