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The Jungle Book (2016) is Disney's live action, fantasy adventure film directed by Jon Favreau. It's a remake of Walt Disney's 1967 animated film of the same name. Based on Rudyard Kipling's eponymous collective works.

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Why is Kaa evil in almost every single adaption of the Jungle Books?

In nearly every adaption of the Jungle Books Kaa the snake is evil and attempts to kill and eat Mowgli. Is there a specific reason for why directors/writers of the movies try to turn Kaa evil, in ...
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When is the Jungle Book set?

I'm trying to arrange my DVDs in order of when they are set, and I was just wondering, when is the Jungle Book set? The book was written in 1892, but that seems too modern for the setting shown in ...
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Which Live action The Jungle Book adaptation is more faithful to Kipling's novel?

Which Live action The Jungle Book movie adaptation is more faithful to Kipling's novel? I always heard some claims that Disney animated film was not a faithful adaptation and made more into kid ...
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Why are Mowgli and his father in the cave and get attacked by the tiger in Jungle Book (2016)?

As the title says, what are they doing until get attacked by Shere Khan? In the middle of the night in a cave. I haven't read the book or watch the 1967 movie.
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Was the cowbell homage to Christopher Walken?

In the movie The Jungle Book (2016), there is a scene where Mowgli meets King Louis (voiced by Christopher Walken) in the temple. Just before Louis comes out, Mowgli picks up a cowbell and makes some ...
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What happened to Kaa?

In The Jungle Book, we see Kaa just about to eat Mowgli. But Baloo arrives just in time and he and attacks Kaa, saving Mowgli. Do we know if Kaa survives the attack? The movie is quite dark at times ...
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Why did Kaa attack Mowgli?

In The Jungle Book (2016) we saw that Kaa found Mowgli and told him how she got into the jungle and why Shere Khan is after him. By doing so, Kaa was actually hypnotizing Mowgli. Then went to attack ...
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Why didn't Shere khan attack Mowgli before the truce period

In the movie The Jungle Book, Mowgli is living in the jungle/forest for a long time already (may be 2-3 years) before the dry season. And he is known to most of the animals in that particular area. ...
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How much of Jungle Book (2016) is CGI?

In Jungle Book, I could tell the boy was real and the animals were CGI, but the landscape and accessories I could not tell. For example, Mowgli handles various vines and baskets. Are those real? What ...
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Songs overlap in the Jungle Book

What is the overlap in songs between the original 1967 version, and the Disney 2016 live-action version of the Jungle Book? (I.e which songs from the original appear in the new version?)
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Why are two such similar movies being made at the same time?

Everybody perhaps knows of Jon Favreau's movie The Jungle Book which is going to be released in 2016. But quite recently I learned (and to my utter surprise) that another Jungle book movie is coming ...
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