Director: Joe Johnston
Writers: Jonathan Hensley, Greg Taylor, Jim Strand, Chris Van Allsburg
Cast: Robin Williams, Jonathan Hyde, Kirsten Dunst, Bradley Pierce, Patricia Clarkson, Bonnie Hunt
Region: United States
Released: 1995-12-15 (USA)
Length: 104 minutes
Also known as: Escape from the Magic Period (Hong Kong) / Savage Games (Taiwan) / Jumanji / Escape from the Jurassic / Jumanji
Rating: IMDB 7.0 / Rotten Tomatoes 52%
“Yumanji” is a board game similar to Monopoly. However, unlike Monopoly, the pieces of “Yumanji” can move automatically. When you go to one of the grids, the grid described Things will really appear in front of you, and once the game starts, it cannot be ended, and everything will be restored only after the game ends!
Twelve-year-old Allen (Robin Williams) and his friend Sara (Bonnie Hunt) have just started playing “Yumanji” when they are scared out of their wits by bats flying out of the board. , rushed into the magical world of “Yumanji”, and failed to continue playing, so that the two were trapped in another world.
Twenty-six years later, the house where Allen lived in that year moved in with two young guests — Judy (Kirsten Dunst) and Pete (Bradley Pierce), two siblings. . Guided by the drumbeat of “Yujiman”, they found “Yujiman”, which Alan hadn’t finished playing back then. After getting familiar with the rules, they continued the game that Allen hadn’t finished…
Jumanji is a 1995 adventure fantasy film directed by Joe Johnston and starring Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, and Bradley Pierce. The film follows two children who find and play a magical board game that unleashes a host of dangerous jungle creatures and other hazards into the real world. Along with their new adult friend (Williams), they must complete the game to restore order and reverse the chaos.
The film was a commercial success, grossing over $260 million worldwide against a budget of $65 million. It received mixed reviews upon release, but has since become a cult classic and is considered one of Williams’ most iconic roles. The film has also spawned a franchise with a 2017 sequel, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and a 2019 sequel, Jumanji: The Next Level.