Movies: Where the Wild Things Are
Where the Wild Things Are
Action/Adventure, Family
The film tells the story of Max, a rambunctious and sensitive boy who feels misunderstood at home and escapes to where the Wild Things are. Max lands on an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions. The Wild Things desperately long for a leader to guide them, just as Max longs for a kingdom to rule. When Max is crowned king, he promises to create a place where everyone will be happy. Max soon finds, though, that ruling his kingdom is not so easy and his relationships there prove to be more complicated than he originally thought. Rated PG for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language.
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Catherine Keener, Michelle Williams, Paul Dano, Tom Noonan
Produced by: Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks, Maurice Sendak, Vincent Landay, John B. Carls
Directed by: Spike Jonze
Written by: Michael Goldenberg, Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers
Running time: 1hr 34min
Opens: Oct 16, 2009 Nationwide
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