Welcome to the Jungle

DVD - 2018
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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.


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spl_merley Jun 22, 2018

I thought this was a fun sequel updated with a modern twist. There are some great learning moments throughout if you look for them including: what is real (that instagram pic of just waking up took a lot of work to get just right), about thinking about other people instead of yourself but I especially appreciated the principle who said, "You only get one life....you get to decide how you're going to spend it." We watched this with the whole family ages 6 and up and we all enjoyed it.

Jun 21, 2018

I fully expected to not like this movie, just considering it another reboot. Aside from the, ahem, more 'mature' audience, the movie isn't all that bad. Cleverly written and acted, though I'm not sold on the message of "living in someone else's shoes" when the lesson learned is "nerds suck, sexy/strong people rock". There's a clever reference to Alan Parrish, but don't think too hard about that one!

Jun 17, 2018

Bubblegum. Just a bit of fun. Solid enough movie if you're looking for something for the whole family.

JCLAndrewE Jun 12, 2018

I expected to loath this... Reboot I guess? But never could fully hate it. It was much more fun than I expected. Characterizations were fun. It was over the top with solid "video game" action. It just didn't have the heart of the Robin Williams original, but those were some big shoes to fill regardless. Overall, good. Not great.

Jun 06, 2018

I agree with the general consensus here. I went in expecting something painfully mindless, and I was pleasantly surprised by just how fun it turned out to be. I quite enjoyed it, and I even liked the kids themselves from the opening and closing scenes. I kept laughing out loud at the shrimpy nerd character being repeatedly dumbfounded by the Mr Universe physique of his avatar. For the most part it doesn't feel as high-stakes as the original, having a wacky fun tone, but --MILD SPOILER-- there was the surprisingly dark(ish) element of 2 of the heroes"killing" each other. Sorry guys, even if you each have 2 more lives, that ain't cool. But no one watching it will expect that to result in permanent death, so it's forgivable. - Note: the story is still of course quite straight-forward. My family saw it because with my sister on massive pain meds we didn't want to go to something complex or deep. :D

Jun 01, 2018

A fun movie made more enjoyable by the actors having fun.

May 29, 2018

great movie, I laughed the whole way through.

JCLHeatherM May 28, 2018

This sequel of the original 1995 film unfortunately lacks the heart and great cast chemistry of its predecessor. With overly cartoonish villains and heroes that are difficult to root for the movie seems inclined to jump from one action scene to the next with little substance inbetween. It may serve as an introduction to the Jumanji brand for young viewers, but they should also be treated to the original film and the book that it was adapted from by Chris Van Allsburg.

May 26, 2018

A Pleasantly surprising, fun movie. A little draggy in parts but I enjoyed this far better than the original.

May 20, 2018

A modernized version of the 1995 Jumanji with fewer and less terrorizing animals on the loose. Characters chose their avatars and are pulled into the game. The contrary avatars are a delight fueling lots of the comic situations and humor. An adventure for sure; a coming of age movie; how we can change our characters and grow. Good fun. A good movie all around.

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Jun 14, 2018

Did you just slap me?!
I explode when I eat cake...
All of these are from, yes, you guessed it, Fridge, the refrigerator!

Apr 29, 2018

Many quotes in IMDb already including my favorites when too-pretty Bethany needed help to pee first time as Professor Shelly Oberon. Below are the few more serious quotes on choosing one’s life that are not in IMDb:

We don't have a lot of time in this life, and I personally don't wanna waste it on being, like, a gym teacher.
You're all here for a reason. You know what it is. But this is what you should be thinking about: Who you are... in this moment in time, and who you want to be. You get one life. You decide how you're gonna spend it.
It's a lot easier to be brave when you have lives to spare. It's a lot harder... when you only have one life.
-We-we always only have one life, man. Okay? That's... That's all we get. That's how it works.
The question is, is how are you gonna live it? Which guy are you gonna decide to be?… Did I just quote our principal?

Mar 29, 2018

When I eat cake I explode. - Fridge

Mar 21, 2018

“I hate this game.” – Fridge

Mar 21, 2018

Martha: This is like my dream and my nightmare all at the same time.
Bethany: I’m not going to take that personally.

Mar 21, 2018

Fridge: Whoops.
[everyone looks at him]
Fridge: [guilty] I dropped the jewel.
Spencer, Martha, Bethany, Alex: WHAT?!
Fridge: I leaned over, ‘cause I thought I was going to puke, but I didn’t, and then it just fell out.
Bethany: We need the frickin’ jewel!

Mar 21, 2018

“Excuse me! EXCUSE ME! I was the one who was the human sacrifice!” – Fridge

Mar 21, 2018

Spencer: Alex, what year do you think it is?
Bethany: [comprehending] Oh no…
Alex: It’s 1996.
Spencer: You’re Alex Vreeke.
Alex: Yeah, how do you know me?
Fridge: You mean freak house?
Alex: [confused] What are you guys talking about?
Spencer: [hesitant] I don’t know how to say this, but…
Fridge: You’ve been in this game for twenty years!
Spencer: That’s not how I would’ve said it.

Mar 21, 2018

Fridge: You’d better go in there and save her!
Spencer: I’m not gonna get in there, you get in there!
Fridge: I got a backpack on! You don’t get in water with a backpack, everybody knows that.

Mar 21, 2018

Martha: [sarcastic] Are you going to help, or are you too pretty?
Bethany: I’m too pretty.

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May 24, 2018

Sexual Content: Many other uses of swear words.

Mar 21, 2018

Sexual Content: Various sexual jokes about flirting, penises, making out, urinating, etc.

Mar 21, 2018

Violence: Each character has 3 lives, nearly all of them lose 2 of their lives in various ways, some comical, others surprising, others intense. Shooting with guns, fistfights, etc.

Mar 21, 2018

Coarse Language: Uses of s**t, hell, damn, OMG, fricking, and variations of a**.


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Jun 11, 2018

DFX_ thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Mar 31, 2018

cnie2001 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

Mar 21, 2018

Gwen904 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over


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