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Where the Wild Things Are

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Original title
Where the Wild Things Are
Running time
101 min.
United States United States
Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers (Book: Maurice Sendak)
Carter Burwell, Karen O
Lance Acord
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Warner Bros. Pictures / Legendary Pictures / Village Roadshow / Playtone
Fantasy. Adventure. Drama | Family Relationships. Childhood. Monsters. Fairy Tales / Fables
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Maurice Sendak Adaptations
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Synopsis / Plot
An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world--a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures that crown Max as their ruler.
2009: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Original Soundtrack
2009: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Animated Film
2009: 4 Nominations for Critics' Choice Awards, including Best Young Actor/Actress and Song
2009: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 6 Nominations including Best Picture
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