Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)

A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both parents are killed. A female ape takes the tiny boy as a replacement for her own dead infant, and raises him as her son. Twenty years later, Captain Phillippe D'Arnot discovers the man who thinks he is an ape. Evidence in the tree house leads him to believe that he is the direct descendant of the Earl of Greystoke, and thus takes it upon himself to return the man to civilization.

Directing:
  • Hugh Hudson

Writing:
  • Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Robert Towne
  • Michael Austin

Stars:
Release Date: 1984-03-30
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  • Country: GB, US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 143
  • Revenue: $45,858,563
Ian Holm
Ian Holm
Capitaine Phillippe D'Arnot
James Fox
James Fox
Lord Charles Esker
Ralph Richardson
Ralph Richard...
The Sixth Earl of Greystoke
Andie MacDowell
Andie MacDowe...
Miss Jane Porter
Christopher Lambert
Christopher L...
John Clayton / Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
Richard Griffiths
Richard Griff...
Captain Billings
Cheryl Campbell
Cheryl Campbe...
Lady Alice Clayton
Ian Charleson
Ian Charleson
Jeffson Brown
Nigel Davenport
Nigel Davenpo...
Major Jack Downing
Nicholas Farrell
Nicholas Farr...
Sir Hugh Belcher
Paul Geoffrey
Paul Geoffrey
Lord John Clayton
Hilton McRae
Hilton McRae
Willy
David Suchet
David Suchet
Buller
Paul Brooke
Paul Brooke
Rev Stimson
Harriet Thorpe
Harriet Thorp...
Iris (uncredited)
Tristram Jellinek
Tristram Jell...
Chalky White
Roddy Maude-Roxby
Roddy Maude-R...
Olivestone
Peter Elliott
Peter Elliott
Silverbeard, Primate Father
John Alexander
John Alexande...
White Eyes, Primate Leader
Deep Roy
Deep Roy
Primate
Kiran Shah
Kiran Shah
Primate
Philip Tan
Philip Tan
Primate
David Forman
David Forman
Primate
Martin Pallot
Martin Pallot
Primate
George Antoni
George Antoni
Primate
Christophe Lambert
Christophe La...
John Clayton/Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
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