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  • Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
  • PG
    101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
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
Spike Jonze (directed by)
Writers
Spike Jonze (screenplay) | Dave Eggers (screenplay) | Maurice Sendak (book)
Producers
John B. Carls (produced by) (as John Carls) | Gary Goetzman (produced by) | Tom Hanks (produced by) | Vincent Landay (produced by) | Maurice Sendak (produced by)
Composers
Carter Burwell (original score by) | Karen O (original score by)
Cinematographer
Editors
James Haygood (edited by) | Eric Zumbrunnen (edited by)
Casting Directors
Justine Arteta (casting by) (as Justine Baddeley) | Kim Davis-Wagner (casting by) (as Kimberly Davis-Wagner)
Production Designer
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Release date
Oct 16, 2009 (United States)

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Cast

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33 cast members
Name Known for
Max Pfeifer
Claire's Friend Claire's Friend   See fewer
Madeleine Greaves
Claire's Friend Claire's Friend   See fewer
Joshua Jay
Claire's Friend Claire's Friend   See fewer
Ryan Corr
Claire's Friend Claire's Friend   See fewer
Steve Mouzakis
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
Mark Ruffalo
The Boyfriend The Boyfriend   See fewer
James Gandolfini
Carol (voice) Carol (voice)   See fewer
Vincent Crowley
Carol Suit Performer Carol Suit Performer   See fewer
Paul Dano
Alexander (voice) Alexander (voice)   See fewer
Sonny Gerasimowicz
Alexander Suit Performer Alexander Suit Performer   See fewer
Catherine O'Hara
Judith (voice) Judith (voice)   See fewer
Nick Farnell
Judith Suit Performer Judith Suit Performer   See fewer
Forest Whitaker
Ira (voice) Ira (voice)   See fewer
Sam Longley
Ira Suit Performer Ira Suit Performer   See fewer
Michael Berry Jr.
The Bull (voice) The Bull (voice)   See fewer
Angus Sampson
The Bull Suit Performer The Bull Suit Performer   See fewer
Mark McCracken
The Bull Additional Suit Performer The Bull Additional Suit Performer   See fewer
Chris Cooper
Douglas (voice) Douglas (voice)   See fewer
John Leary
Douglas Suit Performer Douglas Suit Performer   See fewer
Lauren Ambrose
KW (voice) KW (voice)   See fewer
Alice Parkinson
KW Suit Performer KW Suit Performer   See fewer
Garon Michael
KW Additional Suit Performer KW Additional Suit Performer   See fewer
James Epinfaniou
Additional Max Performer Additional Max Performer   See fewer
Joshua Evans
Additional Max Performer Additional Max Performer   See fewer
Tess Grimshaw Lloyd
Additional Max Performer Additional Max Performer   See fewer
Lucas Haynes
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Nathan Veal
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Spike Jonze
Bob / Terry (voice) Bob / Terry (voice)   See fewer
Brian La Rosa
Douglas (uncredited) Douglas (uncredited)   See fewer
Kalia Prescott
Max's Classmate (uncredited) Max's Classmate (uncredited)   See fewer
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