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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

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Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are literally drawn into the game's jungle setting becoming the adult avatars they chose.

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Nigel
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Van Pelt
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Young Spencer
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Young Fridge
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Jogger
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Gamer
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Spencer's Mom
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Fridge's Mom
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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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The game has evolved.


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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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Jumanji 2  »

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This film is set in the same city (Bratford, New Hampshire) as the first film. See more »

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[Martha has become Ruby Roundhouse]
Ruby Roundhouse: Why am I wearing half a shirt and short shorts in the JUNGLE?
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: Box Office Number Crunching (2016) See more »

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Jumanji
Performed by Adexe Gutiérrez Hernández (as Adexe & Nau) and Nauzet Gutiérrez Hernández (as Adexe & Nau)
Produced by Iván Troyano
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Just plain Fun!
9 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

We went to see this as part of the early screening for Amazon Prime members. I always worry that all the funniest parts of a movie are spoiled in the trailer leaving nothing left in the film. That isn't the case. I was either smiling or laughing the entire movie, as was the rest of the theater. Is it Citizen Kane? No. Was I going to the theater wanting to watch a drama that delved deep into the characters' lives? No, again.

Our 4 heroes are sent to detention where they discover and are consequently sucked into Jumanji. They become the avatars they chose for the game and must complete the object of the game without using up all their lives. They have to work together, as a team. It is so much fun. It's predictable, funny, cute and the most important, entertaining. The actors are great in it, including a few cameos that were unexpected.

The humor isn't too crude, but still slapstick-y and funny. It was along the vein of Shrek, Rat Race, or Clue. Again, if you're looking for deep and can't stand watching a movie without questioning everything, skip this one. This is one of those movies I'll be buying just so I can put it on and laugh.


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