The Jungle Book (2016) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Jungle Book

Jon Favreau, 2016

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The Jungle Book
Rudyard Kipling, 1894

The Jungle Book is a movie directed by Jon Favreau in 2016 and based on the book of the same name by Rudyard Kipling, first published in 1894. The movie features Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

7.4

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Jungle Book (Jon Favreau, 2016)

7.8

/ 10

Book Cover: The Jungle Book (Rudyard Kipling, 1894)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Jungle Book, the 1894 book by Rudyard Kipling.

The Jungle Book

Read by: Tony Robinson

Storyline

In the jungles of India, Mowgli is a man-cub raised by the Indian wolf Raksha and her pack, led by Akela, in an Indian jungle ever since he was brought to them as an infant by the black panther Bagheera. Bagheera trains Mowgli to learn the ways of the wolves, but the boy faces certain challenges and falls behind his wolf siblings.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Jungle Book, the 2016 movie by Jon Favreau

Year

2016

Minutes

106

Movie Rate

7.40

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Jungle Book

Country: UK

Year: 2016

Length: 1h46m

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Cover of The Jungle Book, the 1894 book by Rudyard Kipling

Year

1894

Pages

277

Book Rate

7.84

S: Goodreads

Book

The Jungle Book

Country: UK

First published in: 1894

Length: 277 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
The Jungle Book (1967)
Movie by Wolfgang Reitherman
Movie poster
The Jungle Book (1994)
Movie by Stephen Sommers

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Which is better?

Poster of The Jungle Book, the 2016 movie by Jon Favreau

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Cover of The Jungle Book, the 1894 book by Rudyard Kipling

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Jungle Book, the 2016 movie by Jon Favreau

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11% No

8 votes

1 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Jungle Book, the 1894 book by Rudyard Kipling

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42% No

7 votes

5 votes

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