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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

Director Jon Favreau received the Innovation in Film award from P.E.T.A. for using all CGI animals, and not harming any real animals during the production. See more »

Goofs

The movie clearly depicts African-size elephants in the movie. While there are elephants in India, they tend to be rather smaller in size compared to African elephants.

Also, the wolves are not depicted accurately either as they posses dense fur compared to the real Indian wolves which, due to the heat, tend to have rather short fur. The wolves in the movie closely resemble Tibetan wolves. See more »

Quotes

Rocky the Rhino: [after Mowgli backs up into him] Watch yourself please!
Raquel the Rhino: [as Mowgli walks by her] Dad, what is that?
Rocky the Rhino: I think that's a man cub.
Raquel the Rhino: What's a man cub doing here?
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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 »


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

 
All Disney Movies Are Enchanting .
26 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A great remake that will definitely enchant kids and adults. The CGI characters are excellent and there is an entertaining atmosphere of humor, adventure and suspense.

Mogwli is a Lost boy in the Jungle,but has been grown up the animals - Bagera(Panther), Rakhsha(Wolf mother), Baloo (Bear). Soon Mogwli realizes that since he is human he needs to live with humans.Yet,he can not abandon his loyal Animals who have already taken care of him since he was a baby.

"The Jungle Book" 2016 has a different,but an amazing ending than "The Jungle Book" 1967.I can guarantee that you will see a perfect movie with Great Graphics IMAX Effect and The Best 3D I Have Ever Seen.

I really estimate Disney for their support of Lesbian and Gays.Disney is Simply The Best.


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