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Roar(Movie, 1981)

PG
| 1h 42min | Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
RoarRating: 3.0/5 (with 3636 votes)
Roar is a 1981 American adventure comedy film written, produced, and directed by Noel Marshall. Roar's story follows Hank, a naturalist who lives on a nature preserve in Africa with lions, tigers, and other big cats. When his family visits him, they are instead confronted by the group of animals. The film stars Marshall as Hank, his real-life wife Tippi Hedren as his wife Madeleine, with Hedren's daughter Melanie Griffith and Marshall's sons John and Jerry Marshall in supporting roles. In 1969, while Hedren was filming Satan's Harvest in Mozambique, she and Marshall had occasion to observe a pride of lions move into a recently vacated house, driven by increased poaching. They decided to make a film centered around that theme, with production starting when the first script was completed in 1970. They began bringing rescued big cats into their homes in California and living with them. Filming began in 1976; it was finished after five years. The film was fully completed after 11 years in production. Roar was not... ()
Movie poster of Roar

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About Roar

Roar follows a family who are attacked by various African animals at the secluded home of their keeper.


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Additional Information

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Africa
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 10 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Danish (DA), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 11/12/1981
Director: Noel Marshall
Producer: Tippi Hedren
Screenwriter: Noel Marshall
Director of Photography: Jan de Bont
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Roar - Ein wildes Abenteuer"
"Roar - Ein wüstes Abenteuer"
"Dus med løverne"
"El gran rugido"
"Il grande ruggito"
"Gebrul"
"Dyrenes konge - en ellevill komedie"
"Homens e Feras"
Budget: 17,000,000 USD
Revenue: 2,000,000 USD (= 12%)

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