Jungle Cruise is a 2021 American fantasy adventure film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from a screenplay written by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa, and Michael Green. It is based on Walt Disney’s eponymous theme park attraction. Produced by Walt Disney Pictures, the film stars Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Édgar Ramírez, Jack Whitehall, Jesse Plemons, and Paul Giamatti. It tells the alternate history of the captain of a small riverboat who takes a scientist and her brother through a jungle in search of the Tree of Life while competing against a German expedition and cursed conquistadors.
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Dr Lily Houghton, a researcher, and her brother team up with Frank, a skipper, to locate a mystical tree in the Amazon. However, they are pursued by evil entities lusting after immortality.
Release date: 30 July 2021
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Based on: Walt Disney’s Jungle Cruise
Story by: John Norville; Josh Goldstein; Glenn Ficarra; John Requa
Music by: James Newton Howard
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
- Dwayne Johnson as Frank Wolff / Francisco Lopez de Heredia
- Emily Blunt as Dr. Lily Houghton
- Édgar Ramírez as Aguirre
- Jack Whitehall as MacGregor Houghton
- Jesse Plemons as Prince Joachim
- Paul Giamatti as Nilo Nemolato