Continuity mistake: The licence plate on Carl's car is "G2298" but after finding the car which the monkeys had smashed into a tree, as he reverses, the plate is "DBA 454." (00:50:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Alan is eating dinner, and his father is shouting at him, the fork and knife on Alan's dinner plate moves around between shots. (00:09:40 - 00:11:00)

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Continuity mistake: After Judy is shot by the poison flower, Peter cradles her in his arms. That is in close-up. When it goes to wide shot, he isn't cradling her anymore.

Continuity mistake: After Alan swings on the rope and grabs the game he opens it and suddenly hears the hunter say "Don't move." During those shots the position of the pieces on the board are not continuous.

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Continuity mistake: When the house is breaking in two and the floor swallows Alan, the damage to the round window is not continuous between the shots inside and the angle shot from outside.

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Continuity mistake: When the movie ends and Alan becomes young again he hugs his father. The position of the handkerchief on his suit changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the monkeys go into the police car, they take the shotgun and fire it through the roof destroying the roof lights, but in all the later shots of the car the lights are still destroyed, but the roof shows no damage.


Continuity mistake: When Judy is fighting off the spiders, the floor breaks and a purple plant comes out of the floor and shoots her in the neck. You can see the barbs, but in the next shot when her brother starts running toward her, they magically disappear, and in the next shot they appear again. (01:30:30)

Continuity mistake: In the scene in which an ambulance wrecks the back of Judy and Peter's realtor, the license plate on the front of their car reads DBA-454. However, in the scene where Carl finds his car wrecked into a tree, when he backs out, his license plate also reads DBA-454. (00:38:50 - 00:52:35)


Continuity mistake: When Peter sets the Jumanji game on the table for the first time, it is placed sideways in the wide shots, or parallel to the table in the close-ups.

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Continuity mistake: When Alan confronts the lions, he stabs the knife on the floor facing a 4 o'clock position. when the angle changes it faces 6 o'clock.

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Continuity mistake: When Peter's foot is trapped by the carnivore plant and is held up by the 3 guys, his jacket is alternately hanging loose or stuck under Sarah's arm.

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Continuity mistake: When the cop is about to run Alan over with the car, first Alan is standing sideways on the road, then there's a close-up of him turned 90ยบ looking straight at the cop, then a third angle shows him turning around from the initial sideways position.

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Continuity mistake: When the spiders show up, Alan's hair is covering his right temple or not, depending on the angle. This changes back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: When the hunter crashes against the supermarket wall it makes no mess - as the final wide angle reveals, yet when the kids arrive the whole place has stuff scattered all over.

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Continuity mistake: When Alan is about to cry "stampede!" several books fall on the floor. After he shouts it, there's a wide angle and the books are gone.

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Continuity mistake: When the cop is about to encounter Alan, there are two passers-by behind the car who disappear in the close-up angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Van Pelt shoots the tire shelf in the store, the attached red wood triangle support is actually different between shots - note paint and dings. Furthermore, dirt marks on the tires appear, and two of the slotted heads of the screws, that are screwed into the anchor eye plate, are turned facing opposite directions (before it breaks). (01:09:25)

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Continuity mistake: When the insect sits on the windowshield of the car Robin Williams says that the insects can't make a hole, they are safe, then the insect makes a hole, the car drives away creating havoc on the road because of extreme bad driving. The car stops, they get out, then there is no hole in the windowshield. (00:40:10)

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[Alan is explaining to Sarah why Van Pelt is chasing him.]
Sarah: Well, have you ever thought about sitting down and talking about your differences?
Alan: What are you, crazy? The man has a gun.
Sarah: Don't ever call me crazy, Alan. Ever. Because everyone in this town has been calling me crazy ever since I told the cops you were sucked into a board game.

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Trivia: Jonathan Hyde plays both Mr. Parrish and the villain Van Pelt - a nod to Peter Pan, in which the same actor usually plays both Mr. Darling and Captain Hook. Interestingly, Robin Williams had played Peter Pan in Hook a few years earlier.

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Question: When Alan has reached Jumanji, why were the bullet and rifle pulled into the game? They weren't from the game, but purchased by Van Pelt from a gun store.

Answer: The game is essentially "resetting reality" back to the point Alan was first sucked into the game. So it is undoing everything that has been done - including taking away the gun and bullets Van Pelt had purchased.

Answer: The gun and bullets may have been from the real world but they were Van Pelt's property. He purchased them at the gun store. Apparently the game pulls in Van Pelt and anything of his he was using to hunt Alan. It makes sense that the game would do this because Alan defeats Van Pelt by following the rules of the game. Having Van Pelt be able to simply purchase a gun in the real world and kill a player with it even after they've completed the game would be a huge cheat.

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