An instant crowd-puller, the 2019 film Jumanji: The Next Level was a significant hit, amassing a whopping USD 768 million worldwide since its release.
The American fantasy film is about an old video-game that literally sucks the players into its mystique world and traps them. They have to win to come back into the realms of the mortal world. In this third installment in the Jumanji series after 1995’s Jumanji and 2017’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the stakes are higher, challenges are more stringent, and defeat is not an option.
Revisit the magic as Sony Pictures Home Entertainment brings the movie to Digital on 3rd March 2020 and Blue-Ray, 4K Ultra HD, and DVD on 17th March this year.
The plot summary
Director Jake Kasdan takes us back to Jumanji, only now the game is no longer the same. Three years after their adventure in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the teenagers Spencer, Fridge, Bethany and Martha find themselves stuck in the video game world once again. Spencer is the first one to get trapped, just before their proposed college reunion. The friends, along with their grandfather and his friend, decide to bring him back. They have to reprise the avatars of Ruby Roundhouse, Professor Sheldon Oberon, Dr. Smolder Bravestone and Franklin “Mouse” Finbar. They are assigned a quest, to recover a stolen necklace with magical properties to end a massive drought in the Jumanji world. After a lot of narrow escapes, overcoming astounding challenges, and loads of strategizing and teamwork, the gang manages to win.
Who are playing the lead roles?
Actor Dwayne Johnson is back along with the familiar faces, Alex Wolff, Ser’ Darius Blain, Morgan Turner and Madison Iseman. Some are newcomers like Awkwafina, Rory McCann, Danny Glover and Danny DeVito.
What are the bonus material on offer on Blue-Ray and Digital?
The home media offers a large number of bonus materials for the fans. These include a new jingle, glimpses behind the scenes, scene breakdowns, and a gag reel. The most exciting feature is the Augmented Reality powered interactive map. The users get about 10 minutes of gameplay employing their own 8-bit avatars and live the Jumanji life with the help of smartphones. An array of mini-games is also on offer.
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