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George Of The Jungle 2
Genre: Family

Reviewed In Issue 78 (Nov 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Thomas Haden Church, Julie Benz, Christina Pickles, Angus T. Jones, Kelly Miller, The Voice Talents of Michael Clarke Duncan and John Cleese & Christopher Showerman

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: 5
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Of course, there are up front ads, but entertaining bonus features include a nine-minute Behind The Trees featurette, Vine Surfing: an interactive game, seven deleted scenes with optional commentary, and a brief Jungle Bungles gag reel.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Walt Disney Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 31071
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Rating Reason):

Crude humor and innuendo
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 87
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 10/21/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Davida Grossman
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
In "George Of The Jungle 2", George (Showerman, a Brendan Fraser look-alike) and his wife Ursula (Benz) are living the life of a happy couple in the jungle with their young son Junior (Jones). George

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits loud colors that will appeal to younger viewers, with bold, fully saturated hues; generally accurate fleshtones (that occasionally take on a predominant background color); and deep blacks. Following the brightly animated opening credits, the color scheme in this live action movie nicely follows suit. Images are generally sharp, but fine details and textures often appear smeared. Edge enhancement and frequent pixelization can both be problems with this title, with the picture often having a

The 5.1 soundtracks sound excellent, and are appropriately suited to the animated, lively nature of this movie. Fidelity is state-of-the-art, and both the narrative and dialogue sound compellingly natural, smooth, and comfortable to the ears. The music is a superb recording as well, with a panoramic characteristic across the screen channels and notable depth into the surrounds. Fans of deep bass will also appreciate this soundtrack for some generous doses of low-end energy with prominent LFE channel activity. There