The Jungle Book (2016 movie)

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The Jungle Book is a 2016 American fantasy adventure movie directed by Jon Favreau, written by Justin Marks and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book and inspired by Walt Disney's 1967 animated movie of the same name.[1]

It stars Neel Sethi as Mowgli with the voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito and Christopher Walken with Garry Shandling.

Favreau, Marks and producer Brigham Taylor developed the movie's story with a mixture between Disney's animated version and Kipling's original books. Filming began in 2014, with filming taking place in Los Angeles.[2]

The Jungle Book was released to very positive reviews in North America on April 15, 2016. It has a 95% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Release Dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 Argentina 7 April 2016
 Australia 7 April 2016
 Azerbaijan 7 April 2016
 Belarus 7 April 2016
 Chile 7 April 2016
 Colombia 7 April 2016
 Kazakhstan 7 April 2016
 Malaysia 7 April 2016
 Peru 7 April 2016
 Philippines 7 April 2016
 Russia 7 April 2016
 Singapore 7 April 2016
 Ukraine 7 April 2016
 Uruguay 7 April 2016
 Indonesia 8 April 2016
 India 8 April 2016
 Belgium 13 April 2016
 Finland 13 April 2016
 France 13 April 2016
Cambodia Cambodia 13 April 2016
 Sweden 13 April 2016
 Thailand 13 April 2016
 Albania 14 April 2016
 Austria 14 April 2016
 Brazil 14 April 2016
 Germany 14 April 2016
 Denmark 14 April 2016
 Croatia 14 April 2016
 Israel 14 April 2016
 Italy 14 April 2016
 Kuwait 14 April 2016
 Lebanon 14 April 2016
 North Macedonia 14 April 2016
 Netherlands 14 April 2016
 Portugal 14 April 2016
 Bulgaria 15 April 2016
 Canada 15 April 2016
 China 15 April 2016
 Estonia 15 April 2016
 Spain 15 April 2016
 United Kingdom 15 April 2016
Republic of Ireland Ireland 15 April 2016
 Lithuania 15 April 2016
Mexico Mexico 15 April 2016
 Norway 15 April 2016
 Pakistan 15 April 2016
 Poland 15 April 2016
 Romania 15 April 2016
 Turkey 15 April 2016
 Taiwan 15 April 2016
 United States 15 April 2016
 Vietnam 15 April 2016
 Cyprus 21 April 2016
 Czech Republic 21 April 2016
 Greece 21 April 2016
 Hungary 21 April 2016
 Hong Kong 26 May 2016
 South Korea 9 June 2016
 Japan 11 August 2016
 Argentina in  Chile 22 October 2016

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Jungle Book: Production Notes" (PDF). wdsmediafile.com. The Walt Disney Studios. Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  2. Turan, Kenneth (April 14, 2016). "'Jungle Book' is a sweet and scary triumph of modern moviemaking". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 16, 2016.

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