Jumanji 1995

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Young Judy and Peter Shepherd discover the board game Jumanji in their new house. But when they begin to play they release wild animals along with Alan Parrish (Robin Williams), a grown man who has been trapped inside the game since he was 12 years old. Together they must seek out Alan's friend Sarah (Bonnie Hunt) and re-enter the game to win.

Starring:
Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst
Runtime:
1 hour 39 minutes

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Jumanji

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Product Details

Genres Fantasy, Children & Family, Action & Adventure
Director Joe Johnston
Starring Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst
Supporting actors Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde, Bebe Neuwirth, David Alan Grier, Bradley Pierce
Studio Sony Pictures International
BBFC rating Parental Guidance
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Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By no1filmaddict on 21 Dec 2003
Format: DVD
Just about every film you will ever watch (with a few acceptions) will have been influenced by another film, and may seem very similar to that film in more ways than one. However, Jumanji is a complete acception to this rule. It is a completely original and fantstic idea for a film, which has become unsuprisingly succesful.
When Alan Parish finds an old game in a building site and begins playing it with Sarah, a girl on his street, he dissappears and she is chased out of the house by a swarm of bats. Twenty Six years later, Judy and Peter find it in the attic of there new house, (the old Parish house) and they also begin to play. They release Alan, along with a hoard of unimaginable nightmares, their only hope being to finish the game, if they live that long!
The special effects in this movie, in there day were excelent, however they do look a little bit dated now, especially the lion. It still works well though. The acting is also pretty ok, especially from Robin Williams, who in my mind is on top form here.
Although this film was promoted as a family movie, some parts are pretty intense and scary, especially the beginning where the previous two children are burying the game. Therefore you may want to watch it before you show it to very young children. Having said this, it really is an excelent film and most of the family can enjoy the solid entertainment.
If you buy this film then i guarentee that you will be gripping your seat,and will be thinking of nothing else until the end. Well worth buying.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By elaine on 26 Mar 2011
Format: DVD
I boughtthis for a 16 year old boy who had not seen it before. He had sevear additional needs and not been out of bed since Christmas. He managed to watch once before he died. AND he LOVED IT!! It arrived really quickly,infact just in time, thank you.We have watched it again and is good for all ages although a younger friend watched it through his fingers. Excellant entertainment.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Lee Thomas on 6 Sep 2010
Format: DVD
I Remember this back when I was about 10 Years old.
I Remember It on VHS, and what a great Film, staring Robbin Williams, and some other great characters. Bearing In Mind, Technology wasn't that good, Over 15 years ago, and the amount of Computer Generated graphics that were in this film, and to make it look so real.

I'm so glad that they decided to bring it to DVD, This is a Film, on which I've lost over the years, but still think about, and Missed.
It's now in my 'Top DVD' collection, and It's a DVD which I can watch, and Watch and watch and never get bored of.

This film has everything, Comedy, Drama, Action, and I Suppose some scary parts - For little children. But something I think an entire family would enjoy, I know that when my daughter is a bit older. She will love it, and I intend to sit down as a Family, and watch it all together!

5**** From me!

The story is about 2 children who start off the game, and Robbin Williams gets sucked into the Jungle, about 25 years later, 2 other children play the same game after moving into the house, and they play the game, and roll a 3 or an 8 on the Dice, Robbin Williams then comes back from the Jungle, but the story does not end there, they have to finish the terrifying game, which has monkeys, Lions, Gunmen, and loads of nasty things happening, but until they finish the game, these things won't go away!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By M. Hampton on 22 Feb 2002
Format: DVD
This is a great film starring funnyman Robin Williams. Throughout the film there are great special effects and many hilarious scenes (but you would expect that with Robin Williams starring in it). The plot is very clever and you will be gripped to this film until the very end. A worthwhile purchase!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 14 Mar 2000
Format: VHS Tape
Some of the most amazing special affect shown in a film. Two children find the board game Jumanji in their house in the 1960's when they play the game the board turns out to be not quite a normal game. One of the players is sucked into the world of Jumanji and is to be stuck there until someone restarts the game and rolls a seven. Years later another child finds the games and starts the game again. The board comes back to life and there is absolute mayhem. Seeing Rhino' run through houses and elephants crush cars you really appreciate the special effects. Robin Williams as usual is brilliant.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ryan on 29 Jan 2014
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
I seen this for sale on Blu-ray and I wanted it straight away.

This was one of my favourite films as a child.

I always owned it on VHS but I had to to add to my Blu-ray collection.

The picture is great and it fills out the entire screen which I love. Although, I do think it could have been better. The picture seemed to lack contrast for me. The colour just wasn't as prominent and the picture wasn't as crisp as Blu-rays of older movies usually make them.

That's not to say the quality was bad, it was great! But I've seen better.

Also, I love the interactive Jumanji game you can play in the special features. The Jumanji game could have been slightly better but I really did enjoy it even though my brother hated it.

So overall this is a great Blu-ray to add in your collection but don't be expecting something phenomenal. And for €5, you can't beat that price.
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