King of the Jungle Movie Review 2001

Information and Film Reviews for King of the Jungle the Movie

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Contrived story with an energized performance by Leguizamo. He's Seymour, a mentally challenged man with the intellectual and emotional capacity of a preadolescent. He lives with his long-divorced Puerto Rican mother Mona (Carmen) and her lover Joanne (Perez). His dad, Jack (Gorman), is a deadbeat poet who has never accepted his son's limitations. Seymour spends his time on the streets playing basketball until his mother is fatally shot and he wants revenge.

Distribution

HBO, 1100 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, Phone: (212)512-7400, Fax: (212)512-7498, URL: http://www.hbo.com, Remarks: Online sales through www.store.hbo.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 87 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
New York, New York, Mental Retardation, Basketball, Moms
Screenplay
Seth Zvi Rosenfeld
Cast
John Leguizamo, Cliff Gorman, Julie Carmen, Rosie Perez, Michael Rapaport, Rosario Dawson, Marisa Tomei, Annabella Sciorra
Cinematography
Fortunato Procopio
Director
Seth Zvi Rosenfeld
Music
Harry Gregson-Williams

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