The Jungle Book Reviews

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February 13, 2020
The Jungle Book is special. A "kid's movie" isn't expected to display such craftsmanship and heart. It's not supposed to stick with you.
February 4, 2020
The Jungle Book offers an updated, colorful, vivid and darker remake of the beloved cartoon classic.
January 22, 2020
Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book is a stunning achievement in filmmaking and a truly memorable film...
October 16, 2019
Director Jon Favreau's beautifully animated 3D production of Rudyard Kipling's classic story is the best yet. This film is sure to become another Disney classic.
July 11, 2019
It is action packed, thrilling, and will have your heart pumping the entire time.
April 4, 2019
Director Jon Favreau expertly navigates the line between reverence and reinvention, making this the best Disney live-action adaptation yet.
February 21, 2019
It's wildly entertaining, full of great vocal performances by a stacked A-list cast, and boasts a hilarious/creepy musical number by none other than Christopher Walken.
February 20, 2019
Jon Favreau and company have built a beautiful and compelling film one that seems destined to be as fondly remembered as what came before.
February 4, 2019
But, while the film is gorgeous, well-acted and a definite crowd-pleaser, I can't say much more about it. It's good but just not that memorable.
January 15, 2019
A beautifully crafted film from Favreau, with the storybook coming to life and practically jumping off the screen.
January 9, 2019
Jon Favreau retells The Jungle Book with breathtaking effects, heart, and just the bear necessities.
December 8, 2018
With incredible tech on display, it would all be empty without great actors embodying the characters. No one disappoints.
November 15, 2018
...a must-see in 3D.
November 7, 2018
Favreau has done an excellent job crafting an entertaining, warm and visually sumptuous adaptation of a story we all know and love.
November 4, 2018
There was rarely a moment when I wasn't staring at the screen in rapt awe.
November 1, 2018
The result is a thoroughly entertaining film full of visual wonder, and one that may even surpass the original that inspired it.
November 1, 2018
The best part about it is not even its spectacular visuals, but the ways in which the filmmakers have intelligently and empathetically dug deeper into the story.
October 10, 2018
A jungle that honors Kipling's work (and Disney's adaptation) to the fullest extent and translates it into the most visually lush film of 2016 so far.
August 25, 2018
This film, masterfully directed by Jon Favreau, is a true wonder.
August 23, 2018
"The Jungle Book" has all the "bare necessities" and more with an outstanding cast...dazzling cinematography, strong themes, brilliant character interactions and edge-of-your-seat moments to relish.
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