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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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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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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$100,200,000 (USA)
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Kirsten Dunst and Bradley Pierce subsequently played siblings in the film The Siege at Ruby Ridge (1996). See more »

Goofs

While viewing the abandoned house in 1995 Aunt Nora tells the Realtor that her brother and his wife were killed in a car crash in Canada. Neither Alan nor Sarah were present to hear this important detail. However in the 'fixed' 1995 timeline at the Christmas party, both react in knowing horror as the children's parents discuss this same upcoming vacation trip. However, the children could have told Alan and Sarah how their parents died while they were walking from one catastrophe to the next. See more »

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Alan Parrish: Don't worry. I've done this before. Once.
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Near the end of the closing credits, Jumanji's drums can be heard beating. See more »

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Referenced in Drawn Together: Gay Bash (2004) See more »

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Una voce poco fa
from "Il barbiere di Siviglia" (1816)
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini (uncredited)
Performed by Agnes Baltsa and Wiener Symphoniker
Conducted by Ion Marin
Courtesy of Sony Classical
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Excellent!
9 August 1999 | by (Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

There is only one way to describe Jumanji: excellent. The plot is very, original, with outstanding concepts packed into each individual scene. After viewing this movie, the wild side of the jungle gets into you, making you want to dare to play the game. Although the computer animation may not look all that real, I still give this movie a 10/10, for an outstanding plot, casting, and spirit, which any great movie has.


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