Where the wild things are / directed by Spike Jonze ; screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, John Carls, Maurice Sendak, Vincent Landay ; executive producers, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Scott Mednick and Bruce Berman ; director of photography, Lance Acord ; a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in asociation with Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Playtone/Wild Things production ; a Spike Jonze film

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Subjects: Imagination in children--Drama
Temper tantrums--Drama
Brothers and sisters--Drama
Mothers and sons--Drama
Children's costumes--Drama
Runaway children--Drama
Brothers and sisters--Drama
Mothers and sons--Drama
Fantasy films
Action and adventure films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, French, Dubbed in: French, Dubbed in: English, Spanish, Dubbed in: Spanish
Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language
Published: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2010
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Added Titles: Sendak, Maurice Where the wild things are
Alternate Title(s): Where the wild things are (Motion picture).
Additional Authors: Author of screenplay : Jonze, Spike
Author of screenplay : Eggers, Dave
Producer : Hanks, Tom
Producer : Goetzman, Gary, 1952-
Producer : Carls, John
Producer : Sendak, Maurice
Producer : Landay, Vincent
Producer : Tull, Thomas
Producer : Jashni, Jon
Producer : Mednick, Scott
Producer : Berman, Bruce, 1952-
Cinematographer : Acord, Lance
Actor : Records, Max, 1997-
Actor : Keener, Catherine
Actor : Ruffalo, Mark
Actor : Ambrose, Lauren, 1978-
Actor : Cooper, Chris, 1951-
Actor : Dano, Paul, 1984-
Actor : Gandolfini, James
Actor : O'Hara, Catherine
Actor : Whitaker, Forest
Designer : Barrett, K. K
Film editor : Zumbrunnen, Eric
Film editor : Haygood, James
Costume designer : Storm, Casey
Composer : O, Karen, 1978-
Composer : Burwell, Carter
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Legendary Pictures
Village Roadshow Pictures
Playtone (Firm)
Wild Things Productions
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 1419864068
ISBN: 9781419864063
UPC: 085391189930
DVD; NTSC, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English (for the hearing impaired), French and Spanish subtitles
Cast: Max Records, Catherine Keener, Mark Ruffalo, Lauren Ambrose, Chris Cooper, Paul Dano, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker
Credits: Production designer, K.K. Barrett ; edited by Eric Zumbrunnen, James Haygood ; costume designer, Casey Storm ; original score, Karen O and Carter Burwell ; animation and visual effects supervisor, Daniel Jeannette ; animation supervision, Michael Eames ; visual effects supervision, Marc Kolbe, Ben Gibbs
Based on the book by Maurice Sendak
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009
MPAA rating: PG; for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language
Summary: Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
This DVD disc is copy protected
OCLC Number: 688135536
ISBN/ISSN: 1419864068