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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

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Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

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Fridge's Mom
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Storyline

In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they'll be stuck in the game forever, to be played by others without break. Written by Sony Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for adventure action, suggestive content and some language | See all certifications »

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20 December 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jumanji 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,169,328, 24 December 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$403,951,484, 15 April 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$954,577,236, 15 April 2018
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Trivia

The Jaguar sculpture was made from a combination of sculpted foam and concrete which was covered in plaster paint to give it a stone look. See more »

Goofs

This movie is set in Bratford, New Hampshire, the same place the original film was set. At the end of the original film the main characters Alan and Sara take the game and throw it into a river. In the final scene of the original film we see that the game has washed up on a beach and is about to be discovered by two French speaking children. Yet, in 1996, just one year after the events of the original film, the game is back in Bratford, New Hampshire in a teenager's home. There is no explanation given as to how the game made its way back to Bratford. See more »

Quotes

[a troop of motorcycle killers appear]
Dr. Smolder Bravestone: This is a video game, which means we have special skills.
[Bravestone runs at super speed]
Moose Finbar: Why am I running so slow?
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits appears in the explorer's map of Jumanji given to players at the beginning of the game. See more »


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Written by Jack Antonoff and John Hill
Performed by Bleachers
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Well done
24 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

We were pleasantly surprised with the quality of this remake. The jokes are nonstop and witty. Characters are well fleshed out with each person playing a physical opposite of their persona outside of Jumanji. A little homage is paid to Alan Parrish at the beginning of the movie, and the movie continues, 20 years after the events of 1996.

The Rock is always fun, but shines as a scared nerd with no confidence. Karen Gillan is adorable as the socially awkward nerdy girl. Jack Black playing a self obsessed popular girl is laugh out loud funny. Kevin Hart as a shrunken jock with many assigned weaknesses is classic.

All in all a nearly perfect family comedy that rises above lowest common denominator humor. Worth the trip to see it on the big screen. You do not have to see the original to appreciate it.


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