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3.5
7,612 Ratings

Where the Wild Things Are

Directed by Spike Jonze
United States, 2009
Fantasy, Family, Drama

Synopsis

A live-action adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic story about Max, a discontent little boy who escapes to the land of the Wild Things. These majestic and sometimes fierce creatures crown Max as their king.

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Where the Wild Things Are Directed by Spike Jonze

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

2009 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Golden Globes (USA)

2010 | Nominee: Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture

Austin Film Critics Association

2009 | Nominee: Best Film

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