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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mowgli
... Boone
... Kitty
... Brydon
... Dr. Plumford
... Wilkins
Stefan Kalipha ... Buldeo
... Harley
... Tabaqui (as Anirudh Agrawal)
... Nathoo
... Mowgli, age 5
Joanna Wolff ... Kitty, age 5
Liza Walker ... Alice
Rachel Robertson ... Rose
Natalie Morse ... Margaret
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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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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25 December 1994 (USA)  »

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Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book  »

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$27,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$44,342,956
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2.39 : 1
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The film was originally intended to be an independent production. Then Disney became involved and provided additional financing, increasing its budget from $18 million to nearly $30 million in the process. See more »

Goofs

When the doctor talks to several girls at the river, lemurs are visible. Lemurs live only in Madagascar. See more »

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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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Connections

Version of The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Wine, Women and Song
Composed by Johann Strauss
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The plot summary is just as IMDb says.
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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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