The Legend of Tarzan Poster

Release Date: July 1st, 2016

DVD Release Date: October 11th, 2016

PG-13|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
It's been nearly a decade since Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård), also known as John Clayton III, left Africa to live in Victorian England with his wife Jane. Danger lurks on the horizon as Leon Rom (Christoph Waltz), a treacherous envoy for King Leopold, devises a scheme that lures the couple to the Congo. Rom plans to capture Tarzan and deliver him to an old enemy in exchange for diamonds. When Jane becomes a pawn in his devious plot, Tarzan must return to the jungle to save the woman he loves.

Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, Djimon Hounsou, Rory J. Saper, Christian Stevens, Jim Broadbent

Director: David Yates

Genres: Adventure, Action

Production Co: Jerry Weintraub Productions, Beaglepug

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

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  • The Legend of Tarzan, for all its anticolonialist posturing and eminently attractive co-stars, has a dead soul. show more

  • The set pieces are fun, if not as spectacular as those in Jon Favreau's adaptation of Kipling's similar "The Jungle Book." And the plot moves at a nice pace. show more

  • The Legend of Tarzan isn't half-bad; actually, it's pretty good. Beautifully made and smartly set at the beginning of Belgian King Leopold II's rapacious colonization of the Congo in the 1880s, this is certainly the best live-action Tarzan film in many a decade (which, admittedly, isn't saying much) and offers a well-judged balance of vigorous action and engaging-enough drama. show more

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