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Jumanji

Johnston, Joe
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When young Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers, until he is magically transported before the startled eyes of his friend, Sarah, into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan reunites with Sarah and together with Judy and Peter tries to outwit the game's powerful forces.

Rating: PG; for menacing fantasy action and some mild language CHV rating: PG.

directed by Joe Johnston ; screenplay by Jonathan Hensleigh and Greg Taylor & Jim Strain ; screen story by Greg Taylor & Jim Strain and Chris Van Allsburg ; produced by Scott Kroopf and William Teitler ; TriStar Pictures presents ; an Interscope Communications/Teitler Film production ; a Joe Johnston film.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1995.

Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg.

Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1).

Special features: Special effects crew commentary; Bringing down the house featurette; Making Jumanji: the realm of imagination featurette; Lions, monkeys and pods...oh my! featurette; Jumanji motion storybook as read by author Chris Van Allsburg; photo galleries & storyboards.

Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, David Alan Grier, Adam Hann-Byrd, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde, Bebe Neuwirth.

DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital (English, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish), Dolby surround (French, Thai).

English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese or Thai dialogue; Spanish, French, English, Thai, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin or Portuguese subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Director of photography, Thomas Ackerman ; editor, Robert Dalva ; music, James Horner.
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