Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

When four high-school kids discover an old video game console with a game they've never heard of--Jumanji--they are immediately drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the avatars they chose: gamer Spencer becomes a… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 20, 2017
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle uses a charming cast and a humorous twist to offer an undemanding yet solidly entertaining update on its source material.

Katie Walsh
Tribune News Service

The cognitive dissonance of these characters is what gives Jumanji its humor, and it relies on the star personas of Johnson, Hart, Black and Gillan.

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Brian Lowry
CNN.com

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle turns out to be surprisingly fun, infusing the premise with a The Breakfast Club twist while accentuating the comedy.

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Poppy-Jay Palmer
SciFiNow

The script is tight and fast-paced and the film really benefits from the new setting, but really it's the cast that brings the magic back.

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Lindsey Bahr
Associated Press

"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle ," is a very sweet, and generally entertaining body swap lark with some nice messages about being, and believing in, yourself.

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Dave White
TheWrap

The task at hand is to make a family action-adventure vehicle for some big screen names, one that bangs and clangs cheerfully until the end. The fact that it comes together with as much charm as it does is something of a mainstream moviegoing miracle.

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Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

Each performer gets more-or-less comic traits to work to death, but [Jack] Black is the only one who comes close to inspired lunacy as the formerly attractive girl appalled, yet intrigued, by her new male equipment

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall 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.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

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

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Sanjay Shankar
Gulf News (UAE)

Ultimately, it may not be a fitting tribute vehicle to the late Robin Williams, but works as a fun watch if you're a huge Johnson or Hart fan.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Philip Price
I was born in 1987. Meaning I turned a perfect eight years-old in 1995. I don't know if I first saw Joe Johnston's Jumanji when it opened that… More