In 2017, the blockbuster Jumanji got: Welcome In the jungle worldwide, a lot of positive criticism. Now the sequel Jumanji 2: The Next Level is in the starting blocks. The first reviews of the movie with Dwayne Johnson have been published. Here you will learn what the viewers of the new blockbuster hold. The next film of the Jumanji series has started in German cinemas. In the streak, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart return as characters in the eponymous video game. Meanwhile, the first voices came to the sequel. The feedback is largely positive, albeit with some limitations. Here you can find out if the walk to the cinema is really worthwhile for Jumanji 2: The Next Level.
For William Bibbiani of The Wrap, the sequel is humorous, if not very innovative: "He is, and most importantly, amusing and creative, he may not always follow his storylines to the most logical conclusions and he likes action movies like us He is still a fun blockbuster sequel trying to infuse the original idea with some new ideas as he sets the stage for more upcoming and exciting adventures. "
For Zaki Hasan of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Metacritic), the character development in Jumanji 2 is particularly praiseworthy: "It is all based on a stable foundation of character development that represents a dignified and natural progression from where we last saw the main characters. "
Also the cast around Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Co. gets a lot of positive criticism. IGN's Jenna Busch writes, "Jumanji: The Next Level is a fun one, and instead of just resting on its established premise, we learn more about the children and adults who play the game, there are still moments of stupidity, but there are as well a whole lot of heart. "
Will you be watching Jumanji 2: The Next Level in the cinema? The film has been on the German cinemas since 12 December 2019. The trailer for Jumanji 2: The Next Level with Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Co. can now be found below in our video player.
Sources: IGN, Metacritic, The Wrap