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Jumanji (1995)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy  |  15 December 1995 (USA)
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When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.



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Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


A game for those who seek to find a way to leave their world behind. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for menacing fantasy action and some mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 December 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Джуманджи  »

Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)


$2,740,000 (Italy) (8 March 1996)

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)| (Dolby 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)| (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)| (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The music heard on the radio while Van Pelt is in the gun shop (the Mexican national anthem in the US release) is from a Berliner Gramophone disc record performed by Sousa's Band, recorded 7 April 1898. See more »


In the store scene, while the hunter is under the paint, the cop takes his gun. The gun is also seen in the cops car when he drives away. At the end of the movie, the hunter shows up with the gun in his hand. See more »


Alan Parrish: [in terror] "A hunter from the darkest wild / Makes you feel just like a child."
Sarah Whittle: What is it?
Alan Parrish: Van Pelt.
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Crazy Credits

Near the end of the closing credits, Jumanji's drums can be heard beating. See more »


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We Wish You a Merry Christmas
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User Reviews

A breathless unforgettable adventure!
4 March 2001 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

I remember I watched this movie a few years back. I always wanted to see the movie again, and I finally did that today. Strange that this movie has alway been on top of my mind...

This movie is amazing! It has everything; comedy, love, adventure.

Shortly after the movie started, your mind will be sucked into the story.


10 out of 10 from me!

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