Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
The man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther and the bear Baloo, Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery, though he also meets creatures who don't have his best interests at heart.Written by
In The Jungle Book (1967), King Louie (who was created by Walt Disney and his people, and not by Rudyard Kipling) was an orangutan. In this movie, he's a Gigantopithecus, an animal that looks like an orangutan, but is an ancestor of gorillas whose range is believed to have included parts of India. This change in species was made to make the movie more fantastic, since it would be a better way to represent him as King of the Primates, and to show that orangutans are not native to India. See more »
Some species not native to India appear, such as a red-eyed tree frog, whilst others are shown in the wrong environment - for example, whilst wolves and jerboas are found in India, they do not live in jungles. See more »
Many strange tales are told of this jungle, but none so strange as the tale of the cub we call Mowgli.
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The film ends with the Jungle Book storybook closing shut, in a parallel to The Jungle Book (1967) starting with this book opening. Part of the closing credits are seen within this book, with King Louie singing "I Wanna Be Like You" during the sequence. See more »
The boy Mowgli (Neel Sethi) is raised in the jungle by the female wolf Raksha with her cubs in the pack led by Akela. The panther Bagheera saved Mowgli when he was a baby and delivered him to Raksha. During the drought, the animals celebrate truce to drink water around the Peace Rock together, but the cruel tiger Shere Khan sees Mowgli and promises to kill him when the water return. Bagheera decides to guide Mowgli to a village on the outskirts of the woods, but they are attacked by Shere Khan during their journey. Mowgli flees but the anaconda Kaa attacks him; however the bear Baloo saves him and they become friends. But Shere Khan wants to kill Mowgli and no animal is capable to stop him. What will happen to Mowgli?
"The Jungle Book" is an awesome film with fantastic CGI. It is impressive the interaction of Mowgli with the animals and the jungle. The wolf cubs are cute and the voice of Scarlett Johansson is mesmerizing. My vote is eight.
Title (Brazil):"Mogli: O Menino Lobo" ("Mogli: The Boy Wolf")
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