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Where the Wild Things Are

Rating:PG (for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language)
Genre:Action/Adventure, Family
Release Date:October 16, 2009
Running time:94 minutes
Cast:Catherine Keener, Max Records, Mark Ruffalo, Lauren Ambrose, James Gandolfini
Director:Spike Jonze
Producer:John B. Carls, Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks, Vincent Landay, Maurice Sendak
Writer:Michael Goldenberg, Dave Eggers, Spike Jonze
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Description: 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.

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