Jumanji Synopsis
Magic board-game summons perils, missing guy (Robin Williams).
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San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
The result is a thrill ride with enough plunges and turns and loop-the-loops to make it worth a spin. What the picture lacks is the magic...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Based on a popular children's book by Chris Van Allsburg and directed by that "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" guy Joe Johnston, Jumanji is a...
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63

TV Guide

Regrettably, however, the weird elegance of Chris Van Allsburg's much-praised picture book has been all but lost in translation.
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60

Empire

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On a scene by scene basis, it is mostly great fun but suffers from a contrived script which repetitively drags characters back to the...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Jumanji is cardboard Spielberg, a B-movie scrap heap of spare parts lifted from "Jurassic Park" and "Gremlins" and "Back to the Future".
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
As a movie, it's far from compelling. As a thrill ride, though, it's a rampaging special effects and animatronics extravaganza that will...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
The terror sequences (not only animals but monsoons and earthquakes and quicksand) are scary until they get monotonous: after a while, you...
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Jumanji takes approximately one-hundred minutes for four people to play a board game. The result isn't much more fun or involving than...
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The film is a gloomy special-effects extravaganza filled with grotesque images, generating fear and despair.
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25

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Mostly trite and tacky despite Robin Williams's strenuous acting.
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Kinda okay but I have a great idea!

By Cool Movie Guy
This movie was fine but they should make a remake!...

Pretty Good!

By Ghostmarine216
this movie was pretty good but it could have been better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1...

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Rated PG | For Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 10+ Some thrills, but may be too much for little ones.
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