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Videos & Photos

  • Trailer for Born To Be Wild
  • Interview: "Morgan Freeman On The Orphanages And The Plight Of The Animals"

Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

"Born to be Wild" is an inspired story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them -- saving endangered species one life at a time. Stunningly captured with proprietary IMAX technology "Born to be Wild" is a heartwarming adventure transporting moviegoers into the lush rainforests of Borneo with world-renowned primatologist Dr. Birute Galdikas, and across the rugged Kenyan savannah with celebrated elephant authority Dame Daphne Sheldrick, as they and their team rescue, rehabilitate and return these incredible animals back to the wild.

Cast

  • Morgan Freeman
  • Birute Galdikas
  • Daphne Sheldrick
  • Chris Fries

Did You Know?

Trivia

  • 12 scenes were shot using 4k digital IMAX cameras; their first use in any feature film.

Quotes

    • Narrator: This story is like a fairytale, except it's entirely true and we don't know yet how it will end.
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Metacritic

75
Apr 8, 2011

For maximum enjoyment, see this on the enormous classic IMAX screen.

Metacritic review by Lou Lumenick
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
75
Apr 7, 2011

The visuals are excellent, featuring a refreshingly small dose of forced cuteness, and plenty of the animals' natural movements.

Metacritic review by Peter Hartlaub
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
75
Apr 7, 2011

While the visuals aren't nearly as eye-popping as those of the underwater movies, the film is more inspiring thanks to its human heroines.

Metacritic review by Jennie Punter
Jennie Punter
The Globe and Mail (Toronto)