Jumanji (1995)

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Corrected entry: When Alan tells Sarah who he really is we see her faint. Look closely as she falls over. You can see her hair and earrings don't move around as she faints. CGI?

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Correction: Look at the shot closely, the woman says, "Alan" right before falling over. While it's possible that the effects folks could have done a cross-dissolve from the real woman, there is no reason to do that for such a simple shot. She was not falling very fast at the beginning of the shot, so it's entirely possible that her hair and earrings would not move.

Corrected entry: When Alan gets beat up, his black eye appears immediatly. In real life, this doesn't happen. (00:06:05)


Correction: Although normally it doesn't happen it very well can. I have seen two cases where someone has gotten hit in the eye and the black eye appears instantly.

Corrected entry: During the monsoon, no water ever escapes through the house's doors. Water never leaks underneath the doors, or through the locks.

Correction: Given the entire concept of the movie, this is no more of a mistake than anything else that happens.


Correction: Not true. Both have bluish green eyes.

Corrected entry: When the Yellow Pod's "root" raps around Peter's Leg, nobody tries to get it off. But, still, in the next scene, the "root" is miraculously gone.

Correction: Not a mistake. The yellow pod vine wraps around Peter's right leg. Alan then uses a sword to chop the vine in half, leaving the remainder of the vine still wrapped around Peter's leg. The root around his leg is partly visible throughout that scene, until it cuts to the scene of Carl finding his car after it had been stolen by the monkeys. It then cuts back, and we see Alan tying the lounge doors up with a vine. So during the time space there was during the "Carl" scene, Peter, or someone else could easily have unwrapped the vine from his leg.

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Corrected entry: In the scene where they finally finish the game and the hunter is going to shoot Allen but Sarah jumps in front of him, everything is getting sucked back into the game. The bullet in front of them is being pulled backward but Sarah's hair is being blown in the opposite direction. It should be blowing in the same direction.

Correction: That's because she didn't come from a game. The bullet didn't, but it was a "part" of Van Pelt.

Correction: It's hard to see, but Alan throws his jacket to the floor, it doesn't disappear. It then never comes back.

Corrected entry: When they first find the game in the attic, the girl pulls out the pieces. She never closed the compartment that held the pieces and the dice, but after the pieces flew out on to the board she opened the compartment again to take out the dice.

Correction: Actually the little boy takes the pieces out of the compartment and closes it. Then when he takes the dice out the compartment is already open without anyone opening it.


Corrected entry: In the scene where Robin Williams had just shaved, he walked out of the bathroom door with tiny pieces of toilet paper all over his face because he hadn't shaved in such a long time. In the next shot, when he is at the refrigerator, there's no trace of paper on his face.

Correction: Kirsten Dunst had just made fun of him so he might have just removed the pieces of toilet paper.

Corrected entry: Despite the fact that young Alan had no driving ability (as he rides a bike), it seems odd that he is able to do perfect power slides after his older self picks up the cop.

Correction: That's not a perfect power slide - it's an uncontrolled skid.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Alan is sinking through the wooden floor in the attic, he sinks all the way until only his face and hands are still above the floor. When the aunt walks into the house she sees Alan's body only from the waist down dangling from the ceiling.

Correction: His chest and neck are in between the floor of the second level and the ceiling of the first.

Corrected entry: When Van Pelt fires at Alan and misses, he is looking through the scope and still misses. But in the street he manages to hit the street light without aiming and holding the gun under his arm, not the best way to aim.

Correction: During the movie he needs to replace his gun as his ammo runs out. Perhaps this new gun (with the scope) is less familiar to him, causing him to miss, while the first gun he had, he's had for years, giving him time to get used to it.


Corrected entry: In the monsoon scene, the house fills up with water. How is this possible when the back half of the house has been ripped off by the stampede? Wouldn't the water rush out of the back?

Correction: The house IS overgrown with the vines, perhaps they made a tight enough seal in that area that only some of the water is leaking out. After all, they would have ventured out that hole for sunlight.

Corrected entry: In the scene with the monsoon, an alligator is seen swimming. Later, Sarah puts her feet on the alligator, stopping it from biting. Then we see another one nearly biting Peter, and then it goes back to Sarah and the alligator in the same position as before. But there's only one alligator in that scene.

Correction: There are actually two crocodiles (not alligators) in the scene. They were washed out of the house when the front doors were opened by the cop and the aunt.

Corrected entry: In the end when Alex and Sarah see the kids and their parents, neither of the kids remember anything about the game or the car crash, but Alex and Sarah remember. Shouldn't they remember what happened if Alex and Sarah did?

Correction: Why would they? The game "reset" time to years before either of the kids were born. In a way, they "finished" the game Alan and Sarah began when they were young, so only the original participants in THAT game (Alan and Sarah) would remember what went on during the game.

Corrected entry: At the end when the hunter tries to kill Robin Williams, the kids finish the game just before the bullet reaches his head, making the game suck back everything it produced, thus saving his life. He should have died, because the gun he used wasn't from the game, he had bought it from a gun shop.

Correction: No, when the game reset everything, the hunter never existed and so he could not physically buy the gun, therefore the gun couldn't kill Robin Williams, because the gun was never there.

Corrected entry: At the end of the movie, when Alan rolls the dice, one die falls onto the floor, missing the gameboard. Yet when he is hugging Sarah, both are back on the board.

Correction: When the game is finished everything goes back to the way it was before they started the game,therefore all the pieces would be there.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Robin Williams handcuffs the cop to his police car, he handcuffs him to the window frame of the driver's side door. When they go to drive to the store to confront the hunter, Williams closes the driver's side door with no problem but you can see the handcuff around the window frame. That door would not have closed.

Correction: There is a gap between window frames and the car body, sealed by rubber mouldings. It's possible for a narrow object, like a handcuff, to allow the door to close because it compresses the rubber, it does not have to bend the frame at all.

Corrected entry: While Alan is in the bathroom washing and tidying himself up, there is a shot of the lion in the bedroom. The lion yawns, without showing his tongue. Lions always stick out, or at least expose their tongues when they yawn.

Correction: But this is hardly a real lion; it is a special "Jumanji" lion that appeared from within a board game, and who is to say it is going act in exactly the same way as a "real" lion.

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Corrected entry: When Carl's squad car gets folded in half by the plant, as the car tips on its side, you can see that the driveshaft isn't connected to the rear axle.


Correction: Well, yeah. The car got folded in half. It's well within the realm of possibilities the driveshaft would let loose under those conditions. A driveshaft is only held in by a splined tube connected to a universal joint. Stretch the axle away from the driveshaft, and it easily comes loose.


The splined tube goes into the transmission tail housing and easily pulls out. The universal joint is normally fastened to the rear axle by four bolts and is not easy to simply pull out. When the car folds, The driveshaft is still in the transmission and loose from the rear axle. The opposite of what should happen.

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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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Trivia: The music playing when Van Pelt enters the store to buy a new rifle and ammo is no less than the Mexican national anthem, and it was- by the way- eliminated from the film soundtrack when this movie played in Mexico. (01:00:25)

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Question: At the part where Peter cheated and got "devolved," he says that he was TEN spaces away, and then he says that he tried to win by dropping the dice so that they landed on TWELVE. Why would he want to roll a 12 in order to move 10 spaces?


Chosen answer: Most games don't need you to roll the exact number of spaces left in order for someone to win. By rolling twelve he gets to move his ten spaces & has won. I'm assuming it's easier for him to roll two sixes than anything else.

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