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Jumanji: The Next Level

Movie review by
Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Star-studded sequel to video game action comedy.
  • December 13, 2019
  • NR
  • 2019

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Jumanji: The Next Level is the sequel to the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, itself a reboot of the 1995 movie Jumanji. Years after being pulled into the Jumanji video game world, Spencer (Alex Wolff) rediscovers the broken game in storage. While trying to fix it, he's pulled back into the dangerous virtual world. When Bethany (Madison Iseman), Martha (Morgan Turner), and Fridge (Ser'Darius Blain) find out where he's gone, they set out to rescue him. But once in the game, they realize that while the avatar bodies -- Smolder Bravestone (Dwayne Johnson), Moose Finbar (Kevin Hart), Ruby Roundhouse (Karen Gillan), and Professor Shelly Overton (Jack Black) -- are the same, Spencer's grandpa Eddie (Danny DeVito) and his friend Milo (Danny Glover) have taken over two of them. With the grandpas in tow, they must find and rescue Spencer while facing a whole new set of murderous obstacles. The previous film had lots of action violence, as well as swearing and sexual references, and this looks to continue the trend. But kids who enjoyed the action and humor of the first film will likely want to see this one, too.

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For kids who love action and comedy

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