Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.

Directing:
  • Spike Jonze

Writing:
  • Dave Eggers
  • Spike Jonze
  • Maurice Sendak

Stars:
Release Date: 2009-10-16
themoviedb icon 6.4/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 101
  • Budget: $100,000,000
  • Revenue: $100,086,793