Released June 6, 1997
Duration 84 minutes
Director Caroline Thompson
Written by William Joyce and Caroline Thompson (screen story), Caroline Thompson (screenplay)
Music Elmer Bernstein
Studio Columbia Pictures / Jim Henson Pictures / American Zoetrope
Rated PG

Buddy was the first film produced by Jim Henson Pictures.

The story concerns an animal lover (Rene Russo) who takes in a baby gorilla (the titular Buddy) and attempts to raise him in a domestic environment.

The film was inspired by the true story of Getrude Davies Lintz, whose book Animals Are My Hobby was the basis for the screenplay.


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