Jumanji (1995) - Plot Summary Poster


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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>
  • When a boy finds a magic board game, which becomes a nightmare, he needs to finish it or the game will never end. 26 years later, while everyone thought he was dead, two kids again find the game and have to have the help of the boy to finish Jumanji.

  • Alan Parris has been trapped in an ancient magical board game, Jumanji, for 26 years. When he is finally freed by two children, a herd of wild exotic animals have accidentally been released as well. Now, Alan must try to save his hometown from destruction.

    - Written by Dan Goldwasser <dang+@cmu.edu>
  • Twelve-year old Alan Parrish finds "Jumanji", a board game, in 1969. He and Sarah Whittle play it that night. When a quote says "In the jungle you must wait, until the dice roll 5 or 8" Alan is suddenly pulled into the game. Twenty-six years later, two more kids find this game. One of them rolls a 5 and Alan Parrish comes back. But he is soon forced to find Sarah and finish the game.

    - Written by George Britt <georgebritt@Hotmail.com>
  • When young Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported--before the startled eyes of his friend Sarah--into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan reunites with Sarah and, together with Judy and Peter, tries to outwit the game's powerful forces.

    - Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>
  • 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.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm


The film begins in 1869 in the town of Brantford, New Hampshire. Two boys are seen breathlessly running with a box...

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