Where the Wild Things Are

Lists: Drama, Dark Fantasy

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 1640 (Rank from 2009: # 37)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 20%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 40%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Skooch95(full review)
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest76
David Baruffi61
Gorgon Reviews43(full review)

People Involved

  • Catherine Keener (Connie)
  • Max Records (Max)
  • Lauren Ambrose (KW (voice))
  • James Gandolfini (Carol (voice))
  • Catherine OHara (Judith (voice))
  • Forest Whitaker (Ira (voice))
  • Mark Ruffalo (Connies boyfriend)
  • Pepita Emmerichs (Claire)
  • Max Pfeiffer (Claires Friend)
  • Madeleine Greaves (Claires Friend)
  • Joshua Jay (Claires Friend)
  • Ryan Corr (Claires Friend)
  • Steve Mouzakis (Teacher)
  • Paul Dano (Alexander (voice))
  • Michael Berry Jr. (The Bull (voice))
  • Chris Cooper (Douglas (voice))
  • Spike Jonze (Director)