Jungle 2 Jungle ( Also Known As: De jungla a jungla ) is a Comedy Family film directed by John Pasquin and written by Hervé Palud (earlier screenplay Un indien dans la ville), Thierry Lhermitte. It released on 7 March 1997 (USA). The film stars Tim Allen, Martin Short, JoBeth Williams . A New Yorker suddenly learns he has a thirteen-year-old son who's been raised in the jungle. He brings the boy to New York city, and that's where the fun starts.