Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Release Date: December 20th, 2017

DVD Release Date: March 20th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Rhys Darby, Bobby Cannavale, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff

Director: Jake Kasdan

Genres: Comedy , Adventure , Fantasy , Action

Production Co: Matt Tolmach Productions, Radar Pictures, Seven Bucks Productions, Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Escape , 2010s , Charming , Mystery , Transformation , Quest , Spirited , Survival ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film's main appeal is in watching familiar actors pretend to be ordinary kids grappling with their new selves. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This sequel turns out to be a comedy of manners, of all things, and an agreeable one, a movie that will get you laughing and suck you in. show more

  • 80
    Kim NewmanScreen International

    It’s an entertaining, engaging, colourful picture in its own right with decently-handled action-adventure set-pieces and sly comedy, detouring from the expected thrills and spills into body-hopping comedy drama. show more

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