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G| 1 hr. 12 min.

Plot Summary
In this live-action film, an orphaned baby African elephant named Whispers wanders alone in the wilderness. Luckily, he finds a maternal figure in Groove (Angela Bassett), an older elephant who is used to traveling on her own. The unlikely pachyderm pair make their way through various dangerous environs and try their best to avoid predators lurking about. As they search for a legendary riverside safe haven, Whispers and Groove gradually form a close bond.

Cast: Angela Bassett , Joanna Lumley , Anne Archer , Debi Derryberry , Kevin Michael Richardson , Alice Ghostley , Betty White , Kat Cressida

Directors: Dereck Joubert , Beverly Joubert

Genres: Children, Drama

Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures

Whispers: An Elephant's Tale (2000)

Release Date: March 10th, 2000|1 hr. 12 min.

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  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    If even one audience member leaves more concerned with the evils of poachers than the pleasures of Pokemon, Disney's more than done its job. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Probably would have yielded a more interesting documentary than this sugary feature. show more

  • 40
    Frank Lovece TV Guide

    The story's a bore; its arrhythmic stutter of humor and drama, tension and calm never builds into any coherent emotional arc. show more

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