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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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Storyline

After being trapped in a jungle board game for 26 years, a Man-Child wins his release from the game. But, no sooner has he arrived that he is forced to play again, and this time sets the creatures of the jungle loose on the city. Now it is up to him to stop them. Written by Joshua Davis <xtnb64a@prodigy.com>

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

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Release Date:

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Also Known As:

Джуманджи  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£12,902,923 (UK) (19 April 1996)
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(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)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to author Chris Van Allsburg, the word "jumanji" is Zulu for "many effects," which alludes to "the exciting consequences of the game" as mentioned in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Peter comes running out of the attic after seeing the bats, there is a chair next to the door that has a sheet on it, but when Aunt Nora comes up the stairs a shot later, the sheet is gone. See more »

Quotes

Exterminator: Bats aren't what I worry about in this house anyway.
Judy Shepherd: What would you worry about?
Exterminator: Well, personally, I wouldn't want to live in a house where someone was murdered.
Judy Shepherd: Murdered?
Exterminator: Yep, little Alan Parrish. I'd say his father did it. There's 1,001 places he could've hid the body in this house - especially if he chopped it up first.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILERS: Green flames swirl around to form the opening title, which spirals into a vortex. This is in fact the sequence that occurs when Alan finishes the game near the end. See more »


Soundtracks

Locomotive Breath
(1971)
Written by Ian Anderson
Performed by Jethro Tull
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records, a division of EMI
Under license from CEMA Special Markets
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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.

Great!

10 out of 10 from me!


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