The Jungle Book Reviews

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April 15, 2016
The result is thoroughly delightful. The reasons for its success lie in Disney's own unfettered animal spirits, his ability to be childlike without being childish.
April 15, 2016
Smple, uncluttered, straight-forward fun.
November 3, 2009
The standout song goes to Harris, a rhythmic 'Bare Necessities' extolling the value of a simple life and credited to Terry Gilkyson.
March 10, 2008
A serious disappointment, recommended only for inveterate Disney fans and very young people.
October 11, 2007
September 30, 2006
It's also got great knockabout visual gags, mercifully little cutey-poo sentiment, and reasonable songs.
February 6, 2019
Written by the Sherman Brothers, the songs are catchy and make me smile every time I hear them.
April 15, 2016
The period's feathery drawing style abounds, and an all-round warmth pervades.
April 3, 2016
The plot and pacing may be nearly as lazy as the sloth bear Baloo (Phil Harris), but animators use that to their advantage, developing the characters so that even minor ones seem majorly entertaining.
April 18, 2014
Here's yet another animated feature from Disney's mostly barren stretch between its two golden ages, a film that plays better in nostalgia-tinged memories than in the here-and-now.
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