Buddy

Buddy

"Welcome to a family that will make yours seem tame"
  • PG
  • 1997
  • 1 hr 24 min
  • 4.9  (2,481)

In this family film, eccentric and wealthy Trudy adopts a gorilla into her eclectic family of animals who coexist with her in her mansion. The young woman raises the gorilla, Buddy, as her own son, and provides him with love and nurturing care. However, despite her best efforts, the clash between Buddy's primal instincts and the life in a city, separated from his own kind, leads to growing pains for all involved in the unusual family. As Buddy becomes increasingly more destructive the decision over whether or not to keep the gorilla she's come to love as a member of her own family or set him free becomes an inevitable decision Trudy will have to make.

Buddy
Buddy
Buddy

Trailer - 2 min 18 sec

Description
In this family film, eccentric and wealthy Trudy adopts a gorilla into her eclectic family of animals who coexist with her in her mansion. The young woman raises the gorilla, Buddy, as her own son, and provides him with love and nurturing care. However, despite her best efforts, the clash between Buddy's primal instincts and the life in a city, separated from his own kind, leads to growing pains for all involved in the unusual family. As Buddy becomes increasingly more destructive the decision over whether or not to keep the gorilla she's come to love as a member of her own family or set him free becomes an inevitable decision Trudy will have to make.

Buddy is a 1997 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 24 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.9.

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  • Release Date
    1997
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 24 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    4.9  (2,481)