“The Jungle Book” quotes(1994)
Plot – In 1871 in India a caravan led by British Major Brydon and the guide Nathoo is attacked by the tiger Shere Khan. Nathoo dies and the camp is set on fire, the horses are scared and flee. Mowgli, Nathoo's son, is onboard and disappears in the jungle. He survives and he's adopted by the panther Bagheera. The child befriends the bear Baloo and grows with a pack of wolves. Chasing a monkey, Mowgli discovers a ghost town in the jungle where he finds a precious dagger and takes it. Meanwhile, Captain William Boone meets Mowgli and Kitty Brydon recognizes him as her childhood friend because he still has the bracelet she gave him when they were children. Boone forces Mowgli to show him where the treasure is, but the Captain is attacked by the python Kaa and dies. Shere Khan arrives too, but as the tiger feels Mowgli is a creature of the jungle, she lets him go.
All actors – Jason Scott Lee, Cary Elwes, Lena Headey, Sam Neill, John Cleese, Jason Flemyng, Stefan Kalipha, Ron Donachie, Anirudh Agarwal, Faran Tahir, Sean Naegeli, Joanna Wolffshow all
“The Jungle Book” Quotes 13 quotes
“The more I learn what is a man, the more I want to be an animal.”
“I am not a man! And I am not an animal.”
“- Dr. Plumford: You saved my life, Mowgli.
- Mowgli: Yes, Doctor. Now I need you to save the life of another.”
“Life is a spinning wheel, it has been said. With each spoke, a tale to be told. So keep silence along the banks, and I will tell you one of these tales; a story as enchanting as the jungle itself. It is about pride, and power, and treasure... and about fangs, and claws, and talons... but mostly, it is about love.”
“There are conventions, formalities. Things that are just not done. I must do what is civilized.”
“- Boone: This is a personal favorite of mine. You thrust it into your opponent's belly like that, see? And then you twist it a little and rip out his stomach.
- Mowgli: And then do you eat him?
- Boone: No, of course not.
- Mowgli: Does he want to eat you?
- Boone: Why, no.
- Mowgli: Then why kill him?
- Boone: Because he's your enemy.
- Mowgli:...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Kitty: If you could have spoken to me the first time in the jungle, what would you have said? Did you, uh... did you feel anything?
- Mowgli: Fire.
- Kitty: Fire?
- Mowgli: Great fire.”
“- Kitty: So can you speak with the animals?
- Mowgli: Yes, but they speak not as men speak. With animals, every move, every look, every sound, has a meaning.”
“- Boone: I hunt animals, you know.
- Mowgli: Maybe someday, you hunt me.”
“I run with the wolf pack, you must run with the man pack. It is the proper thing.”