The first Jumanji came out in 1995 as an adaption of the 1981 children's book of the identical name by Chris Van Allsburg and the first film of the Jumanji franchise. The film starred Robin Williams, Kiersten Dunst, David Alan Grier, Bonnie Hunt, and Johnathan Hyde, and it was released in the theaters on December 15, 1995.
The sequel pays homage to the late Robin Williams. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan, and it is set twenty- one year after the first Jumanji. The second Jumanji was released on December 20, 2017, and the new Jumanji movie is called Jumanji: The Next Level. It is set to be released on December 13, 2019.