Kw-logo-smaller

The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition Blu-ray Review

The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition Blu-ray Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Feb 07, 2014
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

Make Mowgli and His Jungle Family A Part of Yours! The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition is now available on Blu-ray & DVD!

Now for the first time ever on Blu-ray with glorious digital high definition, Disney’s Jumpin’ Jungle Classic has never looked so lush or sounded so good! Beloved characters, swinging music and new behind-the-scenes bonus features make this Diamond Edition Blu-ray a must-have for every family’s classic collection! 

MowgliMowgli

Meet the most unforgettable characters and embark on a thrilling adventure with Mowgli as he journeys deep into the jungle and learns “The Bare Necessities” of life from happy-go-lucky Baloo the bear. Meet Bagheera, the wise old panther, and crazy King Louie, the orangutan. But watch out for the cunning tiger Shere Khan and Kaa, the ssssneakiest snake in the jungle!

Mowgli with Kaa, the ssssneakiest snakeMowgli with Kaa, the ssssneakiest snake

Explore your family’s wild side as you venture into The Jungle Book for extraordinary adventures and a heartwarming tale that celebrates the true meaning of friendship.

The Bottom Line

A little known fact for those who aren't film buffs -The Jungle Book is the last film by Disney Studios that Walt Disney himself had a hand in creating, and it is truly a classic for that reason alone. Based on the beloved novel by Rudyard Kipling,The Jungle Book brought the animal kingdom to life in a totally original way when it was first released - The Lion King owes more than a little of it's success to the style of this film.

Mowgli on Baloo's shouldersMowgli on Baloo's shoulders

With a cast of characters you can't help but love (even when they're the villains like Shere Khan) and a musical score that is beyond catchy, there's lots to love about The Jungle Book.The animation in this movie is distinct from so much of the animation we see today because it features more illustration style characters and lush painted backdrops, both of which have been restored to emphasize their beauty and originality in The Diamond Edition. The Jungle Book has literally never looked this good. Some of the extras have been used in past releases, but that doesn't mean there isnt a ton of new material - for example there's an "Alternate Ending" with Mowgli and The Hunter (who isn't a sucker for an alternate ending!) and if you want to get those songs out of your head there's some "Bear-E-Oke" to boot!

We absolutely love this animated classic, and it's been lovingly polished up for brand new audiences as well as old, it could be the perfect addition to your family library.

Baloo, Mowgli and BagheeraBaloo, Mowgli and Bagheera

Film Clip: Cruising Down the River

 

All-New Blu-ray Bonus Features:

  • Introductions by Diane Disney Miller and Richard M. Sherman
  • Alternate Ending – Mowgli and The Hunter
  • At DisneyAnimation: Sparking Creativity
  • Music, Memories & Mowgli: A Conversation with Richard M. Sherman, Diane
  • Disney Miller and Floyd Norman
  • Disney Intermission – Bear-E-Oke hosted by Baloo
  • Bear-E-Oke Sing A Long
  • I Wanna Be Like You – Hangin’ Out At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Mowgli dancing with King LouieMowgli dancing with King Louie

The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition Blu-ray Rating:4

The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition Blu-ray CoverThe Jungle Book: Diamond Edition Blu-ray Cover

The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition is now available on Blu-ray & DVD!

 

 

 

Download Super Serpent Fun

 

Download The Bare Necessities

 

 

6 Comments

latest videos

Jungle-book-poll

Who is your favorite character from The Jungle Book?

  • Mowgli
  • Baloo
  • Bagheera
  • King Louie

related stories

Micro_little-mermaid-micro
The Little Mermaid: Diamond Edition is splashing it way into homes for the very first time on Blu...
Micro_cinderella micro
The Walt Disney Studios opens its prestigious vault to release one of Walt Disney’s most timeless...
Micro_lion king_micro
The Lion King isn’t just one of the best movies Disney’s ever made, it’s also one of the most-lov...
Micro_beauty_micro
When it comes to picking your fave Disney film, there’s so much choice it’s hard to decide. But B...
Walt Disney is known for his animated movies but have you seen all the classics? Check out these ...

Entertainment in the forums

Vaampire_Bite
Vaampire_Bite posted in Movies:
                          ~Doraemon Movies~ Orginal Series... Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur (のび太の恐竜) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1980 Doraemon: The Records of Nobita, Spaceblazer (のび太の宇宙開拓史) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1981 Doraemon: Nobita and the Haunts of Evil (のび太の大魔境) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1982 Doraemon: Nobita and the Castle of the Undersea Devil (のび太の海底鬼岩城) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1983 Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure into the Underworld (のび太の魔界大冒険) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1984 Doraemon: Nobita's Little Star Wars (のび太の宇宙小戦争) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1985 Doraemon: Nobita and the Steel Troops (のび太と鉄人兵団) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1986 Doraemon: Nobita and the Knights on Dinosaurs (のび太と竜の騎士) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1987 Doraemon: The Record of Nobita's Parallel Visit to the West (のび太のパラレル西遊記) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 1988 Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan (のび太の日本誕生) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1989 Doraemon: Nobita and the Animal Planet (のび太とアニマル惑星) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1990 Doraemon: Nobita's Dorabian Nights (のび太のドラビアンナイト) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1991 Doraemon: Nobita and the Kingdom of Clouds (のび太と雲の王国) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1992 Doraemon: Nobita and the Tin Labyrinth (のび太とブリキの迷宮) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1993 Doraemon: Nobita's Three Visionary Swordsmen (のび太と夢幻三剣士) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1994 Doraemon: Nobita's Diary of the Creation of the World (のび太の創世日記) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1995 Doraemon: Nobita and the Galaxy Super-express (のび太と銀河超特急) - Fujiko F. Fujio, 1996 Doraemon: Nobita and the Spiral City (のび太のねじ巻き都市冒険記) - Fujiko F. Fujio and Fujiko Movie Studio, 1997 Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure in the South Seas (のび太の南海大冒険) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 1998 Doraemon: Nobita Drifts in the Universe (のび太の宇宙漂流記) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 1999 Doraemon: Nobita's the Legend of the Sun King (のび太の太陽王伝説) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2000 Doraemon: Nobita and the Winged Braves (のび太と翼の勇者たち) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2001 Doraemon: Nobita in the Robot Kingdom (のび太とロボット王国) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2002 Doraemon: Nobita and the Windmasters* (のび太とふしぎ風使い) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2003 Doraemon: Nobita in the Wan-Nyan Spacetime Odyssey* (のび太のワンニャン時空伝) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2004 New Generation ... Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur Doraemon: Nobita's New Great Adventure into the Underworld* (Doraemon The Underworld 2007) (のび太の新魔界大冒険~7人の魔法使い~) - Fujiko Movie Studio,2007[Remake of 1984] Doraemon: Nobita and the Green Giant Legend (Doraemon The Future 2008)* (のび太と緑の巨人伝) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2008.[1] Doraemon: The Record of Nobita's Spaceblazer (Doraemon The Hero 2009)* (新・のび太の宇宙開拓史) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2009. Remake of the 1981 movie. Doraemon: Nobita's Great Battle of the Mermaid King (Doraemon The Legend 2010)* (のび太の人魚大海戦) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2010 Doraemon: Nobita and the New Steel Troops—Winged Angels (Doraemon The Big Power 2011)* (新・のび太と鉄人兵団 〜はばたけ 天使たち〜) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2011. Remake of the 1986 movie. Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles—Animal Adventure (Doraemon The Dream 2012)* (のび太と奇跡の島 〜アニマル アドベンチャー〜) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2012. Doraemon: Nobita's Secret Gadget Museum (Doraemon The Investigator 2013)* (のび太のひみつ道具博物館) Fujiko Movie Studio, 2013. Doraemon: New Nobita's Great Demon—Peko and the Exploration Party of Five (Doraemon The Wonderland 2014)* (新・のび太の大魔境 ~ペコと5人の探検隊~) Fujiko Movie Studio, 2014. Remake of the 1982 movie. Stand by Me Doraemon (STAND BY ME ドラえもん) Fujiko Movie Studio, 2014. First CG animated Doraemon film. Doraemon: Nobita's Space Heroes (Doraemon The Super Star 2015)* (ドラえもんのび太の スペースヒーローズ 宇宙英雄記) - Fujiko Movie Studio, 2015.[2] Doraemon: Nobita's Journey to the Center of the Earth Fujiko Movie Studio, 2016. I Hope You Like~
reply about 22 hours
Kirsteeeeen
Sorry, no links.
reply about 23 hours
Heyyyyy_
Heyyyyy_ posted in TV Shows:
so many tht i cant even think about all of them :p
reply 1 day
aaaaahhh
aaaaahhh posted in TV Shows:
cool 8)
reply 1 day
anna9grace7
ur a American where u walk in the bathroom ur a American when u  walk out of the bathroom what a you when ur in the bathroom?   answer: European  , get it? pronounced ur a peeing
reply 1 day

play online games