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The Jungle Book

  • 2016
  • PG
  • 105min
  • 95%
  • 7.4 / 10

The story follows Mowgli, a man-cup feral who was raised by wolves. When Mowgli finds himself in danger from a tiger known as Shere Khan, he no longer feels comfortable in the jungle. Mowgli is guided by a panther named Bagheera, and a carefree bear named Baloo. Along the way, they come across a number of animals with different intentions, including Kaa, a snake who tries to trick Mowgli into telling him how to create fire. The journey will teach Mowgli far more than he could ever imagine.

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There were over 70 animals native to India featured in the film. All animals featured were a creation of computer animation. Films of the animals were used in order to aid in the realistic effects of the animals. Jim Hansen's Creature Shop was brought in to aid the actors in order to keep realistic reactions from the cast. The Moving Picture Company (MPC) and Weta Digital worked the wonders of the visual effects of the animals.

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The Jungle Book was released in 2016. This American fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau, produced by Walt Disney Pictures. James Marks wrote it. The screenplay is based on Rudyard Kipling's works and is a remake of the Walt Disney's 1967 animated film. 2016 is a live-action, CGI film. The cast includes the talent of Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, and Christopher Walken. The movie was released in North American in Disney Digital 3-D, RealD 3D, IMAX 3D, D-Box, and premium large formats. At the 22nd Critics' Choice Awards as well as ay the 70th British Academy Film Awards, the film won awards for visual effects. With a budget of $175 million, the film made over $966 million worldwide making it a wild success.