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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 Chris Woolley

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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) (17 April 2016)

Gross:

$364,001,123 (USA)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bill Murray voices Baloo in this film; his older brother Brian Doyle-Murray had voiced Baloo in The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998). See more »

Goofs

Jerboas are native to Northern Africa and Asia east to northern China and Manchuria. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bagheera: Many strange tales are told of this jungle, but none so strange as the tale of the cub we call Mowgli.
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Crazy Credits

The Disney logo has a hand-drawn design and resembles the 1960s Disney logo, to homage The Jungle Book (1967)'s era. Once it appears, it zooms away into the jungle. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: When Are Critics Wrong? (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Trust in Me
Written by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Produced by Mark Ronson
Mixed by Tom Elmhirst
Performed by Scarlett Johansson
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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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