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The Jungle Book (2016)

Review by CJ

The Jungle Book (2016)

Director:
Jon Favreau

Starring:
Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba

Other notable appearances:
Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, Garry Shandling, Jon Favreau, Sam Raimi, Russell Peters

Running time:
105 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Jungle Book (1967), Robin Hood (1973), Cinderella (2015)

 

Orphaned man-cub Mowgli (Sethi) is rescued by black panther Bagheera and adopted by a wolf pack. Several years later, tiger Shere Khan (Elba) returns to the hunting grounds and finds Mowgli during a time of peace. As the time for peace draws to a close Bagheera must return Mowgli to the man village before Shere Khan kills the man-cub. Unfortunately for Bagheera, not everything in the jungle is as it seems.

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