It grossed over $800 million, is even better than its equally entertaining predecessor, and gives hope for another sequel — today, March 12, “Jumanji 2: The Next Level” celebrates its free TV premiere. Used to be.
Incredible indeed, but when a few years ago everyone thought of Robin Williams when they heard “Jumanji,” action megastar Dwayne Johnson hijacked the longtime adventure franchise . Director Jake Kasdan (“Bad Teacher”) adapted the board game of the same name into a video game and moved the story to the present day with “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” – with great success. The film was a hit, one of the most successful cinema films of 2017 and eventually gave production studio Sony over 962.5 million reasons to bring another film. and that’s exactly what’s happening “Jumanji: The Next Level” on Free TV for the first time on March 12, 2022 (8:15 pm on Saturdays).
And the tuning isn’t worth it for fans of Dwayne Johnson, who can’t get enough of Hollywood’s number one bright man. Even those who don’t get much from a mountain of sympathetic muscles are offered two hours of classic adventure cinema in modern guise – and for us, the best film of the series! If you don’t know him yet, ideally you should take a look at the predecessor, which is currently available on both amazon prime video And Netflix Streaming subscription gives:
» “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle on Amazon”,
» “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” on Netflix
This is about Jumanji: The Next Level
Two years after Bethany (Madison Iseman), Spencer (Alex Wolff), Fridge (Ser Darius Blaine) and Martha (Morgan Turner) are sucked into the mysterious video game Jumanji, the lives of four friends are back on track. They may have finished school now, but even though they all go their separate ways, they keep in regular contact. Only Spencer is increasingly disconnected – until one day he even disappears altogether. His three friends know that it can only mean one thing: he’s back in the world of Jumanji! But only why?
Determined to bring their friend back to real life, the trio decide to follow Spencer. But something goes wrong – and before they know it, they’re back in the video game where everything suddenly falls apart. On top of that, they not only hope for a new villain with the terrifying Jurgen (Rory McCann), but also Spencer’s grandfather Eddie (Danny DeVito) and his friend Milo (Danny Glover) who were accidentally taken to the Digital Jungle. ..
Joining them as Avatar, who joins a new, dangerous jungle odyssey, Dwayne Johnson, Marvel star Karen Gillan as battle-hardened Ruby Roundhouse, Kevin Hart as cake-sensitive zoologist Moose Finbar, and Jack Black as cartographer Shelley Oberon. And they are the ones who, along with the major newcomers (including Awkwafina), once again bring a good deal with them. Yes, the star ensemble clearly had a lot of fun during the shoot, which almost seamlessly moves the audience.
The official FILMSTARTS review notes, among other things, that the sequel is “so entertaining that even the already humorous predecessor has been left behind”. For “The Next Level”, to which writer Björn Beecher gives a respectable 3.5 out of 5 possible stars.
Finally, we have a little conundrum for all Dwayne Johnson fans who celebrate his versatility as much as we do: Can you match the following three scene shots from three different movies from which they come? A hint: Jumanji: The Next Level is really just one of them (but it could easily be all three).
Rebuttal: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” / “Jumanji: The Next Lev” / “Rampage – Big Meets Bigger”
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