Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the orphaned jungle boy raised by wolves, and how he becomes king of the jungle.

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An adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli the jungle boy who is raised by wolves after being lost when a tiger attacked an encampment and killed his father. Years later he finds himself re-united with his childhood love Kitty and back in the "civilization" of Colonial India which he finds far less civilized then his jungle haunts. The search for a lost treasure shows who the truly civilized members of society are. Written by Susan Southall <stobchatay@aol.com>

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Born of men. Raised by animals. Destined for adventure. See more »


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Rated PG for action/violence and some mild language | See all certifications »

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25 December 1994 (USA)  »

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$27,000,000 (estimated)

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$44,342,956 (USA)
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Buldeo was originally intended to be the secondary antagonist in Disney's animated The Jungle Book (1967) and was heavily featured in Rudyard Kipling's stories. See more »

Goofs

The snake (which is supposed to be Kaa) that slithers around in monkey city just before its fight with Mowgli is clearly an anaconda. Kaa was actually an Indian Rock Python. Also, anacondas are not native to India. See more »

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Colonel Brydon: Life is a spinning wheel, it has been said. With each spoke, a tale to be told. So keep silence along the banks, and I will tell you one of these tales; a story as enchanting as the jungle itself. It is about pride, and power, and treasure... and about fangs, and claws, and talons... but mostly, it is about love...
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Followed by The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997) See more »

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Blue Danube
Composed by Johann Strauss
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What it doesn't say is how uplifting it proves to be mentally, morally,emotionally, physically,spiritually, and any other way i failed to mention. A truly captivating work of art, this can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. The characters take you into a world of magic and mystery where anything is possible. It is not something that is described easily though, rather, it must be seen to be FELT. It has evolved from its simple beginnings as a cartoon which few people watch anymore. Yet, my family watches this version often. Although it's to the point that we know the dialogue by heart, it never fails to bring tears, or to inspire. I highly recommend this movie for all.


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