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The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)

Pre-teen jungle boy Mowgli gets to human world and is pursued by P.T.Barnum circus scout Harrison who wants to take him to circus as curiosity. Harrison hires local grandee Buldeo for help ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Williams ... Mowgli
Billy Campbell ... Harrison (as Bill Campbell)
Roddy McDowall ... King Murphy
David Paul Francis ... Chuchundra
Gulshan Grover ... Buldeo
Dyrk Ashton ... Karait
Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy ... Emily Reece
B.J. Hogg B.J. Hogg ... Col. Reece
Amy Robbins Amy Robbins ... Molly Ward
Hal Fowler ... Capt. Ward
Albert Moses ... Conductor
Wijerathna Warakagoda Wijerathna Warakagoda ... Engineer (as Wijeratne Warakagoda)
Simon Barker Simon Barker ... Train Official
E.A. Piyasena E.A. Piyasena ... Porter
Raja Summanapala Raja Summanapala ... Buldeo's Servant (as Raja Sumanapala)
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Storyline

Pre-teen jungle boy Mowgli gets to human world and is pursued by P.T.Barnum circus scout Harrison who wants to take him to circus as curiosity. Harrison hires local grandee Buldeo for help in tracking Mowgli down. It turns out to be that Mowgli is Buldeo's nephew, and the only obstacle for him to take his late brother's rich estate. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild adventure violence and brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rudyard Kipling's The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli and Baloo See more »

Filming Locations:

Kandy Mountain, Sri Lanka

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$157,049, 18 May 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$479,099, 29 June 1997
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Sound Mix:

SDDS (8 channels)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

INDIA, 1890 (shown on-screen at 0:02:35) See more »

Goofs

Harrison's rifle, a bolt action Magazine Lee-Enfield, was first manufactured in 1895, whereas the film is set in 1890 (at 0:02:35). The Magazine Lee-Enfield was a re-manufacture of the Magazine Lee-Metford bolt action rifle first manufactured in 1888, but that is not the rifle Harrison has. See more »

Connections

Follows The Jungle Book (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

The Blue Danube
(An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314)
Written by Johann Strauss
Arranged by John Scott
Performed by The Seattle Symphony Orchestra
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Really cannot say anything good about this movie
27 August 2006 | by RWlkrSmithSee all my reviews

We picked this for family movie night this past Friday.

Afterwards, I turned to my husband and said, "I'm sure this could have been worse, but I can't imagine how." Our sons, five and nine, didn't seem to mind, but we didn't like the idea of them being exposed to such rot. This may go down in movie history as Roddy McDowell's "Trog" ; the unlamented last film that Joan Crawford made.

Bad story, badly written, poorly acted, chimpanzees _in India_, rewriting Kipling - it never stopped. I can't think of much more to say, but the system requires additional lines.

Pass it up.


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