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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.

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Directed by

Spike Jonze

Written by

Spike Jonze (Screenplay)
Dave Eggers (Screenplay)
Maurice Sendak (Author)

Runtime

101 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

There's one in all of us.

Cast

Keywords

creature overflowing with imagination based on children's book children's book lying children's perspectives

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