Great Movies: It's a Jungle Out There: Movies featuring the Animal Kingdom

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Babe Babe
2003-07 - Universal Home Video
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He's the remarkable, little pig with some outrageous barnyard friends and one incredible wish--to be a sheepdog. The orphaned piglet overcomes the odds to become a "pig of destiny" and captures the hearts of the world. …More

Born Free Born Free
2009-03 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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The British Adamsons raise Elsa the lioness as a pet in Kenya, then teach her how to be wild again. …More

Bringing Up Baby Bringing Up Baby
2011-02 - Warner Home Video
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With the help of her pet leopard Baby and a wire-haired terrier named George, madcap heiress Hepburn derails the staid life of paleontologist Grant in this fast-paced screwball comedy. …More

Fly Away Home Fly Away Home
2004-12 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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Soar into adventure with one of the most exciting family films of the year. From the director of "The Black Stallion" comes the story that will make you believe in miracles. Based on a true story, "Fly Away Home" is the soaring adventure of a 13-year-old girl and her estranged father, who learn what family is all about when they adopt an orphaned flock of geese and teach them to fly. …More

Gorillas in the Mist Gorillas in the Mist
2010-06 - Universal Home Video
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Anthropologist Dian Fossey defends the mountain gorilla from poachers in Rwanda, Africa. Directed by Michael Apted. …More

The Horse Whisperer The Horse Whisperer
2012-04 - Buena Vista Home Entertainment
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After a devastating riding accident, a young girl and her beloveed horse are both left with serious physical and emotional scars. Determined to help, the girl's desperate mother puts her busy, big-city life on hold and travels west to seek out the "Horse Whisperer." When she meets this rugged, down-to-earth rancher, she discovers his extraordinary gift with animals also touches the lives of the people around him. …More

Life of Pi Life of Pi
2014-01 - Twentieth Century-Fox
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Based on the bestselling novel by Yann Martel. A young Pi Patel, overcoming a cataclysmic shipwreck, finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with the only survivor, a ferocious Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. …More

March of the Penguins March of the Penguins
2009-02 - Warner Home Video
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Emperor penguins overcome daunting obstacles in order to return to their breeding grounds for mating season. This tells the story of one year in the life of a flock -- focusing on one couple in particular -- as they trek across the Antarctic on an annual journey that invokes just about every major life experience: from birth to death, from dating to mating, from comedy to tragedy, and from love to fighting for survival. …More

Mousehunt Mousehunt
1998-12 - Dreamworks Video
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Down-on-their luck brothers Lars and Ernie Smuntz don't think much of the crumbling old mansion they inherit until they discover that their dilapidated estate is actually worth millions. But before they can cash in, they've got to rid the house of its single, stubborn occupant: a tiny and tenacious mouse. What might seem like child's play becomes an epic battle of hysterical proportions. …More

Mr. Popper's Penguins Mr. Popper's Penguins
2014-03 - Twentieth Century-Fox
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An adaptation of the beloved 1938 children's book, about Mr. Popper, a house painter whose dreams of Arctic exploration prompt him to write letters to real explorers. One of them sends him a penguin, which he keeps in the icebox. Before he knows it, the painter has a litter of 12 beaked birds. They eat voraciously, leading him to form Popper's Performing Penguins, a stage act that goes on tour and creates mayhem at every stop. …More

My Friend Flicka My Friend Flicka
2013-03 - Twentieth Century-Fox
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When a boy's rancher father lets him pick a pony, he picks the foal of a stubborn mare. …More

The Red Pony The Red Pony
2013-04 - Olive Films
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A boy raises a beloved pony with his father's ranch hand. Directed by Lewis Milestone. From the John Steinbeck story. …More

Secretariat Secretariat
2013-09 - Buena Vista Home Entertainment
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Behind every legend lies an impossible dream. Witness the spectacular journey of an incredible horse named Secretariat and the moving story of his unlikely owner, a housewife who risked everything to make him a champion. Out of the gate with never-before-seen bonus features, Secretariat is hours of pulse-pounding entertainment for the whole family! …More

War Horse War Horse
2013-09 - Buena Vista Home Entertainment
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Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter. …More

Water for Elephants Water for Elephants
2014-04 - Twentieth Century-Fox
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Devastated by the sudden death of his parents at the height of The Depression, a young dreamer from the wrong side of the tracks, Jacob Jankowski (Pattinson), abandons his veterinary studies at Cornell University. With no other family, no house, and no money, Jacob stows away on a train carrying the circus performers of The Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. Hired as a veterinarian to care for the troupes animals, Jacob is temporarily filled with the promise of an exciting life that comes with a traveling circus troupe. . …More

We Bought a Zoo We Bought a Zoo
2014-01 - Twentieth Century-Fox
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Acclaimed filmmaker Cameron Crowe (Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous) directs an amazing and true story about a single dad who decides his family needs a fresh start, so he and his two children move to the most unlikely of places: a zoo. With the help of an eclectic staff, and with many misadventures along the way, the family works to return the dilapidated zoo to its former wonder and glory. …More

Whale Rider Whale Rider
2011-11 - Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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A fearless young girl must challenge her own family and a thousand years of tradition to fulfill her destiny. …More

White Fang White Fang
2003-11 - Buena Vista Home Entertainment
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An orphan joins the Klondike gold rush with his Yukon guide and a wolf-dog. From the Jack London novel. …More

The Yearling: The Yearling:
2005-02 - Warner Home Video
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Amid the hardships of pioneer life, a young boy finds friendship in the form of an orphaned fawn. …More