• Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Release Date: November 29th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Human child Mowgli is raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India. As he learns the often harsh rules of the jungle, under the tutelage of a bear named Baloo and a panther named Bagheera, Mowgli becomes accepted by the animals of the jungle as one of their own, but the fearsome tiger Shere Khan doesn't take a liking to him. But there may be greater dangers lurking in the jungle, as Mowgli comes face to face with his human origins.

Cast: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Rohan Chand, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomie Harris, Andy Serkis, Matthew Rhys, Freida Pinto

Director: Andy Serkis

Genres: Action , Adventure , Fantasy

Production Co: Warner Bros., Imaginarium Productions

Keywords: Friendship , Cheeky , Creative , Rivalry , Amusing , Quest , Survival , Tense , Growing up , Love , Charming

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  • 20
    David SimsThe Atlantic

    For all the time Serkis has had to tinker with it, the film feels painfully incomplete, from its frequently told story to its weak visuals. show more

  • 40
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Andy Serkis' decidedly non-Disney Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle may have intended to offer a darker, grittier take on the classic Kipling stories, but the end result proves to be more of a murky muddle. show more

  • 25

    As an actor, Serkis may be the industry’ mo-cap master, but storytelling through performance is a different skill than writing or directing. show more

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