Jumanji Reviews

Sep 14, 2020
With plenty of laughs, action-packed excitement, great music (by James Horner), spectacular sets, and inspirational themes, this film is an absolutely winning adventure.
Feb 20, 2018
It was totally one of those 90's movies specifically made for 90's kids.
Jan 26, 2018
Filmmaker Joe Johnston has infused Jumanji with an appreciatively old-school feel that's reflected in its many attributes...
Dec 7, 2017
The joy of Jumanji is in how sparingly director Joe Johnston deploys his arsenal of computers, making the tricks and shocks the more real.
Dec 15, 2010
Some thrills, but may be too much for little ones.
Jul 6, 2010
As he did with Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, director Joe Johnston successfully juggles frenetic special-effects action with gentle character moments.
Jun 24, 2006
Hollow, but very spectacular.
Nov 23, 2005
Like the rest of Johnston's oeuvre, Jumanji puts vivid characters through paces that will quicken any child's pulse.
Apr 13, 2005
This smart, scary film, is still a favorite to dust off and take from the "vhs" bin
Jul 14, 2003
Great special effects and exciting adventure stuff. A bit of a slow buildup and unnecessarily dead parents.
May 14, 2003
The film version of Chris Van Allsburg's story is terribly frightening, but thrilling as a cinematic visual experience.
May 5, 2003
Unsatisfied with just being cute, this sucker wound up being both fun and clever.
Apr 9, 2003
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Jun 18, 2002
As a movie, it's far from compelling. As a thrill ride, though, it's a rampaging special-effects and animatronics extravaganza that will make small children cringe behind their seats.
Jun 5, 2002
A visually impressive and exhilarating adventure that keeps the suspense, thrills and comedy running high through the surprising end and supplies interesting characters with moving plights that keep the audience rooting.
Apr 17, 2001
Take away the CGI mayhem and what emerges is a rather touching tale of second chances and innocence prematurely lost.
Jan 1, 2000
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