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The Jungle Book (1994)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Family, Romance  |  25 December 1994 (USA)
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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 <>

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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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Release Date:

25 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El libro de la selva  »

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$27,000,000 (estimated)


$44,342,956 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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The animals do not speak in this film adaptation. See more »


The barrel on the burning wagon is labeled KEROSENE, but that is the American term, the correct British word is 'paraffin'. See more »


[first lines]
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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I can't believe this movie rated so low!
31 January 2003 | by (Fort Smith,AR) – See all my reviews

I love this movie,I rated it a 10.I can't believe this movie rated so low!This movie is full of action and adventure.The monkeys in it are a hoot.I loved the Indiana Jones style ending.The casting is perfect.My teenage daughter adores this movie.A must see that is perfect for the whole family.

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