Born To Be Wild DVD Review

Title: IMAX: Born to Be Wild (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + UltraViolet Digital Copy)

I have a soft spot for animal documentaries. I love to see and hear stories of the bonds that are formed between animals and humans. There’s something so pure and powerful about our bonds within the animal kingdom, and that bond is beautifully illustrated in “IMAX: Born to be Wild”.

Narrated by academy award winner Morgan Freeman, “IMAX: Born to be Wild” tells the story of two remarkable woman who opened their hearts to the orphaned elephants of Kenya and the orphaned orangutans of Borneo. These women, along with their dedicated teams, rescue, rehabilitate and return these beautiful animals to the wild.

This film is inspiring and heart-warming. There are scenes that will have you believing that these animals truly understand and love their human caretakers. The human-like qualities these animals possess are truly remarkable. I was captivated from the minute the film started until the final credits rolled. The film is short, with a running time of only 41 minutes, so it’s a great film to watch with younger children. My oldest son was intrigued by the “cute baby animals” that we watched drink from bottles and play with their caretakers. Here’s a peak into the heart and soul of the film:

The film’s theme of loving the environment and our animal friends is meant to inspire action on our part as we celebrate Earth Day this year. The big action item being Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – taking the time to think about our impact on the earth and the little things we can do to help preserve it for future generations of humans and animals alike.

“IMAX: Born to be Wild” is available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and digital download starting April 17th. You can find out more about the film on their website, on Facebook, and on Twitter. The Blu-ray DVD Combo Pack retails for $44.95.

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.


Gina is a working mom of two young boys, living in Westchester NY. She enjoys taking pictures, blogging and spending time with her boys in her spare time.

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