Questions tagged [jumanji]

A 1995 fantasy film about a board game that manifests in real life the animals, typhoons and other hazards that the players face. The film stars Robin Williams and is based upon a children's picture book by Chris Van Allsburg.

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Why is Van Pelt trying to kill Alan?

In the first Jumanji film, during one of Alan's turns and is presented with the following message from the game; A hunter from darkest wild, make you feel just like a child. To which Alan responds,...
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Why didn't winning Jumanji fix time like in the first film

In the first movie Alan gets sucked into the game in 1969. When he, Sarah, Judy and Peter beat the game in 1995 time resets to 1969. Fast forward to 1995 Alan and Sarah meet Judy and Peter but ...
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How did Alex know who Alan Parrish was?

In Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, after Alex Vreeke meets the four other players, he takes them back to a house in the jungle where he had been living for the past 20 years. Alex explains that the ...
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Do any characters from Jumanji appear in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle?

I'm thinking about going to see Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and I was wondering, do any of the characters from the original Jumanji appear in it? I'm interested in both the actual characters, ...
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How did Sarah and Alan meet Judy and Peter’s parents?

At the end of Jumanji, we see Sarah and Alan talking at a party with Mr. and Mrs. Shepard. The two introduce Sarah and Alan to their children, Judy and Peter. Since Judy and Peter don’t remember the ...
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Why did the gun salesman ask if the hunter was a postal worker?

When the hunter Van Pelt runs out of shells for his rifle, he goes to a nearby gun shop. After Van Pelt buys a new rifle, the shopkeeper asks the hunter a strange question: “You’re not a postal ...
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How was Nora related to Judy and Peter?

Early in Jumanji (1995) we learn Judy and Peter’s parents died in an accident while they were young. Instead, the children are raised by a woman named Nora. I don’t ever remember the film explaining ...
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Why does Van Pelt's gun go up in smoke at the end of Jumanji?

At the end of Jumanji, as Alan makes his saving roll, we see everything go up in smoke and get sucked back into the board, starting with the bullet that was about to hit Alan. But Van Pelt's gun didn'...
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Do Judy and Peter remember anything from the events in Jumanji?

According to this answer, the game Jumanji teaches its players important life lessons. Jumanji appears to be an artifact designed to teach the players important values, as games often do, but with ...
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Is the Jumanji board ever recovered?

At the end of Jumanji the board game is dumped, but is later shown to show up on a beach somewhere. Is the game ever recovered at all? Does anyone else play it?
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Can Jumanji kill someone?

In the Jumanji movie, the players were all in danger (or were they?) when each new element came out. But not one death was shown in the movie. Even an 11 year old boy was able to survive 26 years in a ...