Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Movie
80s Film Summary for Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
Man is raised by beasts in this 80s movie, where the legend of Tarzan is born.
Christopher Lambert is Tarzan in Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes. Raised by a gorilla that adopted him when her offspring was murdered, he learnt everything about growing up in the wild and soon discovered that he had humans as parents.
In Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, Tarzan is taken back to civilization by a French explorer who reveals to him that he is in fact the heir of The Sixth Earl of Greystoke, played by Ralph Richardson.
The Sixth Earl of Greystoke - Ralph Richardson
Capitaine Phillippe D'Arnot - Ian Holm
Lord Charles Esker - James Fox
John Clayton/Tarzan, Lord of the Apes - Christopher Lambert
Miss Jane Porter - Andie MacDowell
Lady Alice Clayton - Cheryl Campbell
Jeffson Brown - Ian Charleson
Major Jack Downing - Nigel Davenport
Sir Hugh Belcher - Nicholas Farrell
Lord John 'Jack' Clayton - Paul Geoffrey
Captain Billings - Richard Griffiths
Willy - Hilton McRae
Sir Evelyn Blount - John Wells
Dean - Ravinder
Tarzan aged twelve - Eric Langlois
TriviaAndie MacDowell’s voice was dubbed over by that of Glenn Close in her role as Jane Porter in Greystoke.
The role of Tarzan was Christopher Lambert’s first English-speaking role.
Ralph Richardson won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of The Sixth Earl of Greystoke in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes was released to theatres on 03/30/1984 by Warner Bros., and grossed $45,900,000 at the box office in the US.
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