A closer look at the completed Jungle Cruise refresh at Disneyland

12 days ago in "Jungle Cruise"

Posted: Friday July 16, 2021 1:03pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has today shared another look at the Disneyland version of the refreshed Jungle Cruise attraction which official reopens today.

In this new video, we get to see more of the new scenes and learn more about the new back-story and characters.

The Walt Disney World version continues to be worked on as then attraction remains open to guests. The project is expected to be finished within the next couple of months.

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celluloid3 hours ago

Yes, it is quite hypocritical. Also, "toots" is a derogatory term.

larryz3 hours ago

If only...

Sharon&Susan3 hours ago

You're right the boats are inspired by the boat in African Queen. It does not make Jungle Cruise an IP based ride (if that's what your point is?) The "breathing" doors in HM are based on the ones on The Haunting, it does not make it Disney's The Haunting the Ride.

celluloid3 hours ago

It has always been known to be inspired by that movie, the time period and exploration. It is on Behind The Attraction as well as other media produced by Disney saying that it is.

Roger_the_pianist3 hours ago

People will say Jungle Cruise is NOT basedon The African Queen but it so clearly is.

JoeCamel3 hours ago

The African Queen movie was set at the outbreak of WW1. The timeline might be then

meyeet6 hours ago

Thanks! You just saved me $30

Riverrafter216 hours ago

The boat goes down the river, The Rock is invincible, The Rock beats up the bad guys, they all tell bad jokes, Emily Blunt has a brave moment, they make it down the river, Emily kisses The Rock, we learn a lesson about life, and wave good bye at the dock as The Rock drives off into the setting jungle sun.

MisterPenguin9 hours ago

Well, apparently I can't read this thread anymore until I see the movie. Thanks for all the spoilers!!

Incomudro9 hours ago

What would be wrong with the natives trying to kill them? Honestly, things like that happened. Can we no longer have the scenes in Pirates of the Caribbean II where Jack is persued and captured by the local people?

FigmentJedi10 hours ago

There's actually another native tribe in the jungle itself protecting the tree from the zombie conquistadors or something.

Riverrafter2111 hours ago

A ride that might be around another 20+ years can’t have “problematic” cultural depictions as it will be under constant scrutiny. However a movie that everyone will forget in a year can have all the “problematic” story it needs to help the box office numbers. Do as we say, not as we do and be sure to give us your money.

brettf2212 hours ago

Makes sense. Thanks for the info.

UNCgolf12 hours ago

One of the other trailers addresses this. The "natives" are hired by Dwayne Johnson's character to provide extra excitement to the people taking his cruise. They're in on it. I suppose they could have done something similar with the ride, but it would have been much harder to pull off without still making changes to the scenes. I think that would still be considered problematic by some people, but I'd assume less so than actually playing it straight that the "natives" are really trying to kill them.