The Jungle Book - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Jungle Book Reviews

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
September 27, 2007
...the characters, music, and animation more than make up for any shortcomings, and the result is pleasant entertainment for everyone.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Brian Orndorf
DVDTalk.com
September 18, 2007
Whatever it lacks in heroic reach it more than makes up for in sociable personality and devastatingly expressive animation from the Disney masters, making it an underground classic that's impressively stood the test of time.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Geoff Brown
Time Out
September 30, 2006
It's also got great knockabout visual gags, mercifully little cutey-poo sentiment, and reasonable songs.
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
July 14, 2005
Fun characters, irresistible songs -- a Disney classic.
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
July 19, 2004
Pretty good, but not great later Disney effort.
| Original Score: 3/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
April 7, 2004
I'll never get that "Bear Necessities" song out of my head, ever. I guess that's a testament to the movie.
| Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 27, 2004
The Jungle Book isn't without its rough spots, but on the whole it's fully deserving of its place in the Disney canon.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
November 4, 2003
The background animation is embarrassing, but the songs are fun.
| Original Score: 3/5
David Keyes
David Keyes' Cinema 2000
February 28, 2003
..an uneven episode in the Disney legacy, without much shape and substance beyond the concept of jumping from one scene to the next in order to get to the next musical number.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
The Jungle Book is fun, cheerful animation; high on hummable songs and comedy; and low on scary moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 23, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
March 24, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 2, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
September 2, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
August 29, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 16, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
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