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Obviously Allen was going to do this anyway since this is what most of his films tend to be like. Michael Cromwell is a successful albeit self-absorbed commodities broker who wants to marry his new girlfriend, but to do that he has to divorce his ex-wife who has spent several years living among South American Indians. A man learns he has a thirteen-year-old son who was raised in the jungle and brings the boy to New York City, turning his life upside down in the process. On climbing the Statue of Liberty to reach the flame, Mimi-Siku is disappointed when he sees that the fire is not real. Richard resents Mimi's presence in his home due to his influence over Karen and because he cooked and ate his valuable, prize-winning Poecilia latipinna fish. Part of the problem is the fact that the plot manages to be embarrassingly predictable from start to finish and provides nothing of value along the way. A reluctant Michael, realizing his promise would have to be honored sooner than he realized, brings Mimi-Siku to New York with him. Michael attempts to bond with Mimi-Siku in his brief stay with the tribe and promises to take him to New York "when he is a man." There are plenty of "wild fish out of water in big city" films already kicking around and this offers no reason to add this to the list of the ones you've seen.The cast are equally lost in the midst of all this stuff and resort to mugging and overplaying at every opportunity. | Jovanovic arrives at the Kempsters' and tortures Richard for info, and is prepared to cut off his fingers. Ebert's colleague Gene Siskel mildly disagreed, specifying that he felt Jungle 2 Jungle was just as bad as Little Indian, Big City. View production, box office, & company info. Jungle 2 Jungle is a 1997 comedy film directed by John Pasquin, produced by Walt Disney Pictures and TF1 Films Productions, and starring Tim Allen, Martin Short, Lolita Davidovich, David Ogden Stiers, JoBeth Williams, Leelee Sobieski in her feature film debut, and Sam Huntington as Mimi-Siku. Michael travels there to get her signature on divorce papers, but upon arriving, Patricia reveals that they had a son together, who is now 13-years-old and is named Mimi-Siku (Sam Huntington). While staying at the home of Michael's business partner Richard Kempster (Martin Short), Mimi-Siku falls in love with Richard's daughter Karen (Leelee Sobieski). Written by (1997). Richard freaks out when he sees his daughter and Mimi together in a hammock and threatens to send her to an all-girls summer camp. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. In order to avoid looking at the morality of her not telling him about this life, the story then requires Mimi-Siku to go to New York for reasons too boring to explain and "laughter" ensues and Michael learns some lessons that we all saw coming from a mile off.It is rare for me not even to have the energy to type a decent plot summary for a film but for this one I make an exception. Title: This film is awful, unfunny, poorly conceived. However before he can do this he must finalise the divorce from his wife, who left him about 12 years ago. "[1], Roger Ebert, who deplored the original French version, Little Indian, Big City, confessed that he was hoping the Americanized remake would be better than the original version, due to it starring Tim Allen and Martin Short, whom he had admired as comic actors. Shortly afterwards, Michael finds himself disheartened by the rat-race and realizes that his relationship with Charlotte is not working for him anymore. [4], At the 1997 Stinkers Bad Movie Awards, the film was listed as one of 30 dishonorable mentions for Worst Picture and was noted under the Founders Award, which lamented the year's biggest studio disgraces. Continuation of webinar regarding Christian independent publishing. Answering common questions and showing the difference in our business model. Three brothers who are obsessed with animals are given permission from their parents to travel around America with a camera documenting wildlife. Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, (earlier screenplay Un indien dans la ville) and, (earlier screenplay Un indien dans la ville) (as Igor Aptekman) and, (earlier screenplay Un indien dans la ville), Fingerless Hand Official Sites He attempts to kill a fly with his blowpipe on the trading floor of the New York Board of Trade. Michael returns to Lipo-Lipo to see his son and ex-wife, bringing the Kempster family with him for a vacation. Plump kids are lured into joining a posh fat camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times, only to find that the facility is a woodland hellhole run by a psycho ex-fitness instructor. Versuche so das Spielfeld zu leeren und viele Punkte zu bekommen. He also described it as "lamebrained, boring, predictable, long, and slow", and added that while the French version was memorably bad, Jungle 2 Jungle was "just forgettable". Meanwhile, disgruntled relative of a criminal he prosecuted seek revenge. If that wasn't bad enough he learns that the pale, 12 year old member of her tribe (Mimi-Siku) is actually his son. It is an American remake of the 1994 French film Un indien dans la ville (also known as Little Indian, Big City). By fighting together and utilizing Mimi-Siku's hunting skills (and his pet tarantula Maitika), the two families fight off Jovanovic's group. 8 of 13 people found this review helpful. That night, Mimi-Siku undergoes the traditional rite of passage of his tribe, who then considers him to be a man. No laughs and no interest – it might work as noisy nonsense to distract children but it has no value past that. Misfits form their own opposing team to an elite peewee football team, coached by the elite team coach's brother. Company Credits Mimi-Siku returns to the Amazon jungle, but before he leaves, his father gives him a satellite phone so they can stay in touch. Fund raising ideas… Two best friends witness a murder and embark on a series of adventures in order to prove the innocence of the man wrongly accused of the crime. Die Dame zählt 12, der Bube zählt 11 und das As zählt 1 Punkt. Michael is also given a new name, Baboon, as is a custom in the tribe. The rest of the cast have little to do and even a turn from Stiers adds no value.Overall a roundly poor film that takes the "wild fish out of water in city" genre, ticks as many boxes as it can, writes lots of predictable and weak scenarios and places them all within a story that is so poorly developed that you pretty much know where it is going from the very start. Martin Short does the same here and at least gets one, maybe two laughs as a result – which is more than Allen. What to Watch if You Miss the "Game of Thrones" Cast. The tribal elder gives Mimi a special task: to become a tribal leader one day, Mimi must bring fire from the Statue of Liberty. Was this review helpful to you? A former boxer turned Secret Service agent is assigned to protect the President's son, who seems determined to make life difficult for his new protector. He paints her face and gives her a new name, Ukume, as is the custom in his tribe. Directed by John Pasquin. Michael Cromwell is a successful albeit self-absorbed commodities broker who wants to marry his new girlfriend, but to do that he has to divorce his ex-wife who has spent several years living among South American Indians. He hits the fly, but also Langston (Bob Dishy), his hot-tempered boss, who collapses asleep on the trading floor. Jungle 2 Jungle is the definition of a bad film. Use the HTML below. Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Der aufschraubbare Hohlgriff ist aus Metall. Wanting to marry his new fiancée Charlotte (Lolita Davidovich), he needs to obtain a divorce from his first wife Patricia (JoBeth Williams) who left him some years earlier. The site's consensus states: "Tim Allen spends Jungle 2 Jungle annoyed and put upon, mirroring audiences' reaction as they struggle through this witless family comedy. Patricia now lives with a semi-Westernised tribe in Canaima National Park, Venezuela. Referencing Siskel's pick for worst film of the year (they called it "a horrendous embarrassment for Disney"), the Stinkers stated that it had "just as many laughs as Little Indian, Big City (zero) and we're being generous" and added that Disney needed to stop remaking so many films. (uncredited), digital systems administrator (uncredited), camera operator: Wescam camera, Venezuela/New York, second assistant camera: New York (uncredited), wardrobe supervisor: second unit (uncredited), production safety supervisor (uncredited), product placement coordinator (uncredited), assistant: William W. Wilson III (uncredited), acting coach: Lolita Davidovich (uncredited). A young boy inadvertently gains possession of a check for $1 million and proceeds to spend it, unaware that the gangsters to whom it belongs are in pursuit. Jungle to Jungle is about two sisters who explore exotic places in their airship with the help of their app-based friend Livingstone in order to answer questions submitted to them from real-life kids around the world. Unfortunately she lives on a tropical island off the coast of Brazil and he finds himself stuck on the island with her. When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible. Jungle 2 Jungle is a 1997 comedy film directed by John Pasquin, produced by Walt Disney Pictures and TF1 Films Productions, and starring Tim Allen, Martin Short, Lolita Davidovich, David Ogden Stiers, JoBeth Williams, Leelee Sobieski in her feature film debut, and Sam Huntington as Mimi-Siku. It is a string of obvious scenarios all run together just as you'd expect and there is nothing of any interest developed along the way. | Build up your Halloween Watchlist with our list of the most popular horror titles on Netflix in October. The Kempsters and Michael are targeted by Alexei Jovanovic (David Ogden Stiers), a Russian mobster and caviar dealer, who believes that they have cheated him in a business deal. Jungle 2 Jungle's plot follows that of the original film fairly closely, with the biggest difference being the change in location from Paris to New York. Release Dates When he travels there to obtain the divorce papers, he discovers he has a teenage son, who accompanies him back to America to learn the ways of the urban jungle. When an accident miraculously gives a boy an incredibly powerful pitching arm, he becomes a major league pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. [2] On his television program Siskel and Ebert, Ebert said Jungle 2 Jungle was not as bad as Little Indian, Big City because it was "far too mediocre to be terrible." Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? This is only made worse by the lack of laughs and the regular scenes of Mimi-Siku failing to fit in, one of the most embarrassing of which sees him dancing with his father on the street.

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