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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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Young Fridge
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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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Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$283,170,909, 14 January 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$674,560,909, 15 January 2018
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Trivia

Although they don't share any screentime, this film reunites Colin Hanks and Jack Black, who both starred in the 2002 comedy "Orange County." Jake Kasdan also directed both films. They also shared scenes together in Peter Jackson's King Kong. See more »

Goofs

When the teens start the video game there is a loading screen. This is a cartridge based game and cartridge based video games did not require loading.

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Quotes

Dr. Smolder Bravestone: I want to stay with you, like this.
Ruby Roundhouse: Then let's be like this, every day... in the real world.
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Crazy Credits

Near the end of the closing credits, Jumanji's drums can be heard beating. See more »


Soundtracks

Welcome to the Jungle
Written by Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, Slash (as Saul Hudson), Duff McKagan and Steven Adler
Performed by Guns N' Roses
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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