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"Half a zebra, a whole lot of adventure!"
  • NR
  • 2013
  • 1 hr 25 min
  • 5.6  (6,436)
  • 40

In the animated adventure film Khumba, audiences are introduced to the eponymous young zebra born with unusual stripes that leave him feeling like an outcast from the rest of his herd. Khumba is shunned by his fellow zebras, who believe his unusual markings are responsible for the ongoing drought that is ravaging their homeland of the Great Karoo. Determined to prove himself and find the water source he believes will end the drought, Khumba sets out on a journey that takes him far from home.

Along the way, Khumba encounters a range of colorful characters, including a group of meerkats led by the comical Mama V and a self-absorbed ostrich named Bradley. He also falls in with a pair of misfit African wild dogs, Skalk and Wild Dog, who initially see him as a meal but quickly become his staunch allies. Together, the plucky zebra and his new friends navigate treacherous terrain and face down predators as they work to uncover the truth about Khumba's stripes and the water that could save his home.

The stakes are high in Khumba's quest, as not only his own survival but that of his entire herd hang in the balance. Along the way, he must confront his own fears and doubts in order to succeed, ultimately learning valuable lessons about courage, friendship, and the power of perseverance.

The film's impressive voice cast includes Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place) as Khumba, Adrian Rhodes (Curious George) as Skalk, and Sam Riegel (The Lego Batman Movie) as Wild Dog. The visually stunning animation is a highlight of the film, with the vast landscapes and intricate character designs bringing the world of the Great Karoo to vivid life.

Despite its serious themes of drought and survival, Khumba is also filled with humor and heart, making it a family-friendly adventure that will appeal to viewers of all ages. Whether you're rooting for Khumba to triumph over adversity, chuckling at Mama V's antics, or marveling at the film's stunning visuals, there's something for everyone in this lively animated feature.

Khumba is a 2013 animated movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 25 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6 and a MetaScore of 40.

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    5.6  (6,436)
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