The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
  • G
  • 1h 18m
  • 1967
Fresh87%
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Experience the song-filled celebration of friendship, fun and adventure that was the last film to receive Walt Disney's personal touch. Embark on a thrilling, adventure-filled journey with the boy Mowgli as he makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life and the true meaning of friendship.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh87%
Critics Consensus: With expressive animation, fun characters, and catchy songs, The Jungle Book endures as a crowd-pleasing Disney classic.
Reviews
TIME Magazine
Fresh

The result is thoroughly delightful. The reasons for its success lie in Disney's own unfettered an...

June 25, 2017
New York Times
Howard Thompson
Fresh

Smple, uncluttered, straight-forward fun.

June 25, 2017
Variety
Variety Staff
Fresh

The standout song goes to Harris, a rhythmic 'Bare Necessities' extolling the value of a simple li...

June 21, 2017
Entertainment Weekly
Fresh

June 21, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Jaunty animation meets jazzy songs in Disney classic.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that The Jungle Book is a Disney classic with positive messages for kids about friendship and finding family in unexpected places. There are some scary and/or upsetting scenes, such as the final battle between Baloo (a bear) and Shere Khan (a tiger), but there's also lots of humor and catchy songs.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy, Family
  • Release Date:July 1, 1967

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