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The Jungle Book (2016)

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After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.

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Cast

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Baloo (voice)
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Bagheera (voice)
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Shere Khan (voice)
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Raksha (voice)
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Kaa (voice)
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Akela (voice)
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King Louie (voice)
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Ikki (voice)
Brighton Rose ...
Gray (voice)
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Young Wolf (voice)
Max Favreau ...
Young Wolf (voice)
Chloe Hechter ...
Young Wolf (voice)
Asher Blinkoff ...
Young Wolf (voice)
Knox Gagnon ...
Young Wolf (voice)
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Storyline

The man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther and the bear Baloo, Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery, though he also meets creatures who don't have his best interests at heart. Written by Anonymous

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The legend will never be the same.


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Rated PG for some sequences of scary action and peril | See all certifications »

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15 April 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El libro de la selva  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$103,261,464 (USA) (15 April 2016)

Gross:

$363,995,937 (USA) (23 September 2016)
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Trivia

Rocky the Rhino was dropped from The Jungle Book (1967), where he was to appear during the scene with the vultures, voiced by Frank Fontaine, but he does appear in this film, voiced by Russell Peters. See more »

Goofs

After Mowgli arrives at King Louie's lair, Mowgli has new bloodied wounds on his back and chest, not to mention the bee stings. When Mowgli escapes, he runs down the stone steps, and not one wound is seen on the front of him. Later, as King Louie looks for him, Mowgli's wounds reappear. See more »

Quotes

MowgliBagheeraBalooRaksha: This is the law of the jungle, it's old and it's true as the sky / And the wolf that should keep it may prosper, but the wolf who will break it must die / For the strength of the pack is the wolf and the strength of the wolf is the pack.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits show a logo for Fantasound, the stereophonic sound system developed for Fantasia (1940), side by side with the Dolby Atmos logo. See more »

Connections

References The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wanna Be Like You (2016)
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Additional new lyrics by Richard M. Sherman
Produced by Tracey Freeman
Performed by Christopher Walken
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User Reviews

 
A good film with a lot of CGI!!
27 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

CGI. A source used to hide props or things in sets, not a good source for characters. My mind is off that statement know changed thanks to the work of Jon Favreau and cast/team. This movie FYI has fantastic CGI, never in this movie I thought that those creatures were CGI. The voice/real acting from all cast was fantastic, even from kid actor, Neel Sethi. And also from the fearsome character, Shere Khan. Voiced by Idris Elba. The story and directing runs smoothly with the visuals and comedic acts animals and human do. This movie is an amazing one from the visual acting and the acting, it deserves a lot of money from the box office, see this movie in theaters or rent it if you can, almost perfect.


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