BuddySummary: Based on a true story of Gertrude Lintz, who lived with her husband in a mansion with a brood of animals she raised as her children. When she discovers an ailing baby gorilla, she takes him home and names him Buddy. When he becomes too much to handle, she sells him to The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Starring: Rene Russo, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Cumming, Paul Reubens, Irma P. Hall
Directed by: Caroline Thompson
Release date: June 6, 1997
Running time: 1:24
MPAA Rating: Rated PG for some threatening animal action.
Tagline: Welcome to a family that will make yours seem tame.
Production: IMDb Details
Based on: Buddy (HarperCollins, 1997) by William Joyce
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