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The Jungle Book (1994)

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



(characters from novel "The Jungle Book"), (story) (as Ronald Yanover) | 4 more credits »
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Stefan Kalipha ...
Tabaqui (as Anirudh Agrawal)
Joanna Wolff ...
Liza Walker ...
Rachel Robertson ...
Natalie Morse ...


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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From one of the greatest novels ever written comes a thrilling new motion picture classic. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

30 December 1994 (USA)  »

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Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book  »

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Box Office


$27,000,000 (estimated)


$44,342,956 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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The film required the use of over 200 trained animals, including 50 Tigers. See more »


During the scene where Mowgli first enters the room of the stuffed animal heads William walks in with the elephant knife behind his back and the scene switches to him sitting down with his hands picking at his pants, the knife is gone, he never set it down or dropped it. See more »


[first lines]
Colonel Brydon: [narrating] 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. My new command was at the edge of the world, surrounded by a million miles of jungle. With me was my daughter Katherine, whom everyone called Kitty. Leading us ...
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This movie has so much action and suspense and follows the same storyline as the cartoon version but with so much more detail.
8 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Interested in seeing an action packed movie? If so, watch The Jungle Book live version. I really enjoyed it. This movie has so much action and suspense and follows the same storyline as the cartoon version but with so much more detail. The movie is about a boy named Mowgli who is taken away from his village after a tiger attack. He gets stuck on a runaway wagon that is on fire. After he manages to get off of the wagon he is too far away from his village and no one can find him. Mowgli is raised by a pack of wolves and grows up with a panther and a bear named Baloo. Eventually, he is found by civilization and his childhood love named Kitty. He then has to learn how to fit in with everyone. My favorite character in the movie is Mowgli because he tries really hard to fit in with everyone once he is found. He also tries really hard to always protect Kitty. He is a really good fighter and climber. My favorite part in this movie is when Mowgli finds a secret hideout where a lot of monkeys live. It is packed with mountains of treasures. He finds a dagger but then a snake pops out and tries to kill Mowgli. So Mowgli fights with the snake and eventually uses the dagger to kill the snake. It is really suspenseful. I recommend this movie for ages 6 and up. Younger kids might get scared watching this movie because there is a lot of fighting and suspense. Credit: Anthony Aranda, age 9, KIDS FIRST! Film Critic.

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