Jumanji: The Next Level

critic Reviews

71% Fresh Tomatometer Score71%
  • Like many classic games, Jumanji: The Next Level retains core components of what came before while adding enough fresh bits to keep things playable.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    David SextonLondon Evening Standard
    It's funny and diverting and it's even found accommodation for the elderly. Thoughtful, that, in a family film.
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    Noah BerlatskyChicago Reader
    Part of the greatness of the film is the fact that the actors seem to be enjoying themselves so thoroughly.
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    Sandra HallSydney Morning Herald
    A very hard-working film, so much so that it seems to be driven partly by an anxious desire to prove itself capable of matching its predecessor. Ignore this if you can, for it's such a satisfyingly wild ride that its flaws can be forgiven.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    Don't bother. Play an old-fashioned board game instead.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Nell MinowRogerEbert.com
    Like all good video games, there's a hint of yet another level at the end for those, like me, who are not yet ready to say Game Over.
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    Peter TraversRolling Stone
    This up-for-anything sequel to the 2017 reboot brings back the A-list cast (Jack Black is still MVP) for more in-game avatar shenanigans. It's just the ticket if you're looking for a comic blast for the holidays.
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    Damond FudgeKCCI (Des Moines, IA)
    They've found that perfect franchise formula, one open enough where you can play around with the elements without messing up the core structure.
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    Caitlin KennedyNightmarish Conjurings
    Jumanji: The Next Level successfully puts a fresh and inventive spin on what it accomplished in Welcome to the Jungle...
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    Wendy ShreveFeaturing Film
    See Jumanji: The Next Level for an escapist ride into a tame fantasy.
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    Amelia HarveyScreen Queens
    Family-friendly actions really don't come any better than Jumanji: The Next Level. Every member of the family from kids to grandparents will find something to like.
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