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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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Young Spencer
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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)  »

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Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$296,945,148, 18 January 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$681,971,238, 18 January 2018
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Trivia

Both Jumanji and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle have a connection to Raiders of the Lost Ark. Jumanji director Joe Johnston won an Oscar for Best Visual Effects for Raiders, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is directed by Jake Kasdan who is the son of Raiders screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, Tim Mathinson (Mr. Vreeke) screen tested for the part of Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star Dwayne Johnson's first movie experience at 8-years-old was Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). See more »

Goofs

There is a scene where Bethany (Jack Black) re-spawns and she is not wearing her jacket. Then the scene switches to somebody else, and when it switches back to her after 2 seconds she is wearing her jacket again. See more »

Quotes

Martha: [sarcasm] Are you gonna help, or are you too pretty?
Bethany: [serious] I'm too pretty.
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Jingle Bells
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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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