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Early 80's movie. An American preteen boy (more generally of white race) decides to know why his father doesn't return from Africa (or maybe it was the Amazons... I remember tropical jungles) and travels there. He makes friend with an aboriginal boy and together they try to find his father... Which they finally do.

I saw this movie on my 5th birthday night and watching it again will be so nostalgic.

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This may be a long shot, but if you reverse the roles of the father and son, it sounds a bit like The Emerald Forest (1985), where it is the son who goes missing in the jungle and his father goes searching for him.

Here's the trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVsYLjEtWbY

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Sounds like a slightly mis-remembered Mosquito Coast.

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Please explain why Mosquito Coast might be the film that the OP is looking for. –  coleopterist Dec 10 '13 at 18:55
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Yeeeah, you should know better than to make a low quality post, Joel! ;) –  Tom Dec 10 '13 at 19:30
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