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.
- Genre: Family, Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
- Studio: Village Roadshow Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures, Playtone, Wild Things Productions
- Keyword: creature, based on children's book, children's book, lying, overflowing with imagination, children's perspectives, maurice sendak
- Cast: Max Records, Catherine Keener, Lauren Ambrose, Catherine O'Hara, James Gandolfini, Forest Whitaker