Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book
Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book ★★½ The Jungle Book 1994 (PG)
Respectable liveaction version from Dis ney of the Rudyard Kipling tale of Mowgli (Lee), the boy who's raised by a wolf pack after getting lost in an Indian jungle. This time around Mowgli gets to grow up— enough to have a romantic interest in the lovely Kitty (Headey), the daughter of Brit ish officer, Major Brydon (Neill). His rival is the supercilious Captain Boone (Elwes), who learns Mowgli knows the location of a hidden jungle treasure. Now Mowgli must count on his friends, Grey Brother the wolf, Baloo the bear, and Bagheera the black panther, to defeat the greedy Boone and win Kitty. Filmed in India. 111m/C VHS, DVD . Jason Scott Lee, Cary Elwes, Sam Neill, Lena Headey, John Cleese; D: Stephen Sommers; W: Stephen Sommers.