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Jumanji (1995)

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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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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$100,475,249

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$262,797,249
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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)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film has a Marvel comics connection: Scarlett Johansson whom auditioned for Judy Shepherd would later go on to play Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in the MCU. Kirsten Dunst herself would go on to play Mary Jane Watson in Spider-Man (2002) and it's 2 sequels and future Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) star Karen Gillan whom played Martha/Ruby Roundhouse in the sequel would play Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). See more »

Goofs

In scenes where Alan, Sarah, Judy and Peter were playing the game in the house, none of them hear the monkeys and the lion messing around inside. See more »

Quotes

Sarah Whittle: You just saw three monkeys go by on a motorcycle, didn't you?
Judy Shepherd: Yeah.
Sarah Whittle: Good girl.
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There are no opening credits other than the title. See more »

Connections

References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Night and Day
(1932)
Written by Cole Porter
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User Reviews

 
Excellent!
9 August 1999 | by 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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