Jungle 2 Jungle

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Jungle 2 Jungle ★★½ 1996 (PG)

Remake of French farce released as “Little Indian, Big City,” changes little of the “wild child” premise. Workaholic Wall Streeter Michael Cromwell (Allen) decides to finalize the divorce from his long-estranged doctor wife, Patricia (Williams),who happens to have been ministering to a tribe in the Amazon rain forest for many years. He gets more than the divorce when he meets the 13-year-old son, Mimi-Siku (Huntington), he never knew he had. Although the boy speaks English, he's been raised as a tribal native, which causes quite a culture shock when he returns with Michael to the jungles of Manhattan. Of course the kid's more than a match for any situation. 105m/C VHS, DVD . Tim Allen, Sam Huntington, Martin Short, JoBeth Williams, Lolita (David) Davidovich, David Ogden Stiers, Bob (Robert) Dishy, Valerie Mahaffey, Leelee Sobieski, Luis Avalos, Frankie J. Galasso; D: John Pasquin; W: Bruce A. Evans, Raynold Gideon; C: Tony Pierce-Roberts; M: Michael Convertino.