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Where the Wild Things Are

Max (Max Records) may be having trouble adjusting to his mom's (Catherine Keeper) single status and new boyfriend (Mark Ruffalo), but when he runs away to an imaginary island Where the Wild Things Are, he discovers these monsters don't live in a paradise either. This movie is an adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 101
Theater Release: 16 Oct 2009
Video Release: 02 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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Catherine O’Hara, who provides the vocals for Judith in this film, has done voice work for many other children’s movies including Monster House, Over the Hedge and Chicken Little.

Two youth take refuge from reality in an imaginary world in the movie, Bridge to Terabithia (also based on a children’s novel). Young viewers may be less frightened by the creatures of Monsters Inc. (who sneak out of bedroom closest in the middle of the night).

Home Video Extra Features

Release Date:2 March 2010
Where the Wild Things Are releases on DVD with the following:
- Series of “Where the Wild Things Are” Shorts by Lance Bangs
Where the Wild Things Are: Combo Pack (Blu-ray Disc, DVD & Digital Copy) includes:
- Higglety Piggety Pop! Or There Must Be More to Life
- HBO First Look: Where the Wild Things Are
- Series of “Where the Wild Things Are” Shorts by Lance Bangs

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