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Wild Thornberrys Movie, The
Genre: Animation

Reviewed In Issue 73 (June 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

The voice talents of Lacey Chabert, Tom Kane, Tim Curry, Lynn Redgrave, Jodi Carlisle, Danielle Harris, Flea, Alfre Woodard, Brock Peters, Marisa Tomei & Rupert Everett

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Includes Paul Simon's "Father And Daughter" music video, DVD-ROM enhancements, the theatrical trailer, and, unfortunately, up-front ads.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Paramount Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 33976
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Rating Reason):

For some adventure peril.
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 85
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2002
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 04/01/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Jeff McGrath & Cathy Malkasian
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
From the wildly popular cartoon on Nickelodeon comes The Wild Thornberrys Movie, a story about a family who gets to travel the world for Nigel Thornberry's nature show. The youngest daughter, Eliza, possesses the ability to talk to animals...and she will need to use her secret gift to save the animals on this trip when some greedy poachers move in and steal a cheetah cub. With oldest daughter Deborah, wild baby brother Donnie, and the kids' grandmumsy along for the ride, this will be one unforgettable trip. Features the Paul Simon song "Father And Daughter." (Suzanne Hodges)

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits an animated picture that will undoubtedly delight its young audience. While the animated characters are quite simply drawn, the picture can have a nice dimensional appearance. Colors are rich and nicely balanced throughout. Contrast and

The Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack offers a satisfyingly holosonic