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Where the wild things are, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in asociation with Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, a Playtone/Wild Things production, a Spike Jonze film ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Maurice Sendak, John Carls, Vincent Landay ; screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers ; directed by Spike Jonze

Label
Where the wild things are, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in asociation with Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, a Playtone/Wild Things production, a Spike Jonze film ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Maurice Sendak, John Carls, Vincent Landay ; screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers ; directed by Spike Jonze
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language
Main title
Where the wild things are
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
497926953
Responsibility statement
Warner Bros. Pictures presents in asociation with Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, a Playtone/Wild Things production, a Spike Jonze film ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Maurice Sendak, John Carls, Vincent Landay ; screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers ; directed by Spike Jonze
Runtime
101
Summary
Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Technique
live action
Classification
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