Jumanji Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst

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In 1869, two boys bury a chest in New Hampshire. 100 years later, a boy named Alan finds the chest. Inside the chest there is a board game called Jumanji. When Alan takes the board game home, his friend Sarah comes over and they begin playing Jumanji. Alan's first move causes him to get sucked into the game. 26 years later, Judy and Peter move into Alan's house. They find Jumanji and begin playing. Their kitchen begins getting destroyed by monkeys. The game says that when the game ends, everything will go back to normal. Therefore, they keep playing. Peter rolls a five and releases a lion and an adult Alan who was still sucked into the game. Alan traps the lion in a room. Alan watches as Peter and Judy continue to play. Alan realizes that Peter and Judy are continuing the same game that Alan and Sarah was playing. The group gets Sarah to agree to play. Many crazy things begin happening and the group must win the game to reverse all the effects.
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Best part of story, including ending: What I liked about this story was the exciting world that came from the board game.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene was the first time the board game did something crazy because it was exciting.

Opinion about the main character: What I liked most about Alan was that he had the guts to continue playing the game while it was dangerous.

The review of this Movie prepared by Vagrig Nazari a Level 7 Marbled Godwit scholar

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   fantasy story on present day Earth Explore/1st contact    -   Yes Explore plotlet:    -   exploring CUTESY fantasy world Plotlet:    -   coping with special powers/seeking enlightenment

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Earth setting:    -   20th century (1970's to Present) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Tone of movie    -   upbeat

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