Tarzan the Magnificent

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"The Greatest of Them All!"
  • Approved
  • 1960
  • 1 hr 22 min
  • 6.4  (762)

Tarzan the Magnificent is a classic adventure movie from 1960, directed by Robert Day and starring Gordon Scott as the legendary jungle hero, Tarzan. Set in Africa, the film tells the story of Tarzan's pursuit of a ruthless band of ivory poachers who are terrorizing the local villages and slaughtering the herds of wild elephants. The movie opens with Tarzan and his loyal chimpanzee friend, Cheeta, patrolling the jungle atop an elephant. They come across some dead elephants and soon realize that a group of ruthless ivory poachers is behind the killings. Tarzan is outraged by this senseless destruction of the magnificent creatures and vows to put an end to the poachers' reign of terror.

Meanwhile, a beautiful American woman named Sophia Renault (played by Betta St. John) arrives in Africa to search for her father, a renowned big-game hunter who has gone missing. She soon meets up with a fellow adventurer, Barney Chavez (Jock Mahoney), and the two of them join forces with Tarzan to track down the poachers and uncover the truth about her father's disappearance.

As they journey deep into the heart of the jungle, Tarzan, Sophia, and Barney face a series of perilous obstacles, including dangerous rapids, fierce crocodiles, and deadly traps set by the poachers. Along the way, they encounter a variety of colorful characters, including friendly African tribespeople and a wise old elephant who helps guide them on their quest.

As they get closer to the poachers' headquarters, they discover that the gang's leader is none other than Rokov (Rex Ingram), a notorious killer who has eluded the authorities for years. In a thrilling climax, Tarzan and his allies engage in a fierce battle with the poachers, determined to bring justice to the land and protect the majestic elephants that call it home.

Tarzan the Magnificent is a classic adventure movie that combines stunning, on-location photography with exciting action sequences and a timeless story of heroism, friendship, and the fight against injustice. The performances by Gordon Scott, Jock Mahoney, and Betta St. John are all top-notch, and the movie features a rousing, epic musical score that perfectly captures the spirit of the African jungle.

Overall, Tarzan the Magnificent is a thrilling, exciting, and entertaining movie that is sure to delight fans of the Tarzan character as well as anyone who loves classic adventure films. With its exciting action, beautiful cinematography, and memorable characters, it remains a beloved classic to this day.

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    1 hr 22 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (762)