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Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

PG
101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.
Director
Writers
Spike Jonze (screenplay) | Dave Eggers (screenplay) | Maurice Sendak (book)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Justine Arteta (as Justine Baddeley) | Kim Davis-Wagner (as Kimberly Davis-Wagner)
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Budget
$ 100,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 32,695,407
Gross (USA)
$ 77,233,467
Gross (World)
$ 100,086,793
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Release date
Oct 16, 2009 (United States)

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6.8 / 10 | 95,216 votes