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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Movie

Movie Summary for Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Summary

Man is raised by beasts in this 80s movie, where the legend of Tarzan is born.

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lo DVD

Plot

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.

Cast

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

Trivia

Andie 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.

Academy Awards:

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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