The straight-to-video feature JUNGLE BOY attempts to rescucitate the vine-swinging adventure genre, but the result is badly paced and unimaginative.
A boy who has chased a monkey into the jungle is rescued from the clutches of the evil leopard Sabre (voice of Ross Hagen) by Bono the elephant (voice of Robert Quarry). With the blessing of the jungle creatures' spirit of wisdom, Deva (Premlal), Bono and his animal pals raise the boy, whom they
name Manling (Asif Mohammed Seth). In the human world, wealthy magnate Singh (Chippy Gangjee) pays nefarious baddie Mr. Hook (Jeremy Roberts) to find a lost statue of Naga the snake god; archeologist John Geller (David Fox) ...