PG | | Adventure, Family, Romance
Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the orphaned jungle boy raised by wolves, and how he becomes king of the jungle.
During the social gathering at the British palace, Dr. Plumford comments on the presence of both Indian and English cultures present by saying the party had "all the bare necessities of life"; a nod to the famous song "Bear Necessities", sung by Baloo, from the original film The Jungle Book (1967)
Life is a spinning wheel, it has been said. With each spoke, a tale to be told. So keep silence along the banks, and I will tell you one of these tales; a story as enchanting as the jungle itself. It is about pride, and power, and treasure... and ...
When Mowgli sees Kitty after his fight with Kaa in the monkey city, right after he jumps towards her, a part of his costume unbuttons then the camera flashes to Kitty. When it flashes back to Mowgli his costume is buttoned.
Some non-American versions of the film feature an original song ("Two Different Worlds") by Kenny Loggins playing over the end credits, while others use selections from Basil Pouledoris' score.