Fresh, funny and fantastic, this magical coming-of-age live-action film delightfully depicts the adventures of Max, an energetic nine-year-old boy. Due to a naughty streak, he ends up dressing in his wolf costume, and after a temper tantrum, runs away from home, not just physically, but to a different realm.
Magically, Max's bedroom undergoes a mysterious transformation into a jungle environment, and he winds up sailing to an island inhabited by malicious beasts known as the "Wild Things." After successfully intimidating the creatures, Max is hailed as the king of the Wild Things and enjoys a playful romp with his subjects; however, he eventually decides to return home, to the Wild Things' dismay. Will he succeed in returning home safely?
Did you know?
When Max's mother is shown speaking on the phone to her co-worker, she asks why "Mr. Lasseter" (presumably her boss) didn't like her report. This is most likely a reference to John Lasseter, who was one of the original artists on the now famous "Where the Wild Things Are" Disney animation test. Read More