PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A tough aspiring chef is hired to bring home a mobster's son from the Amazon but becomes involved in the fight against an oppressive town operator and the search for a legendary treasure.
The film's original title was "Helldorado". It was then changed to "Welcome to the Jungle" before being changed again to "The Rundown", although it was released in several countries (including the United Kingdom) as "Welcome to the Jungle". Dwayne Johnson later starred in the unrelated Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).
Emeril Lagasse (on radio):
I just love mushrooms. One of my favorites, or as I call it, "the king of mushrooms," is the porcini. Now stop right there. Don't be alarmed. There's a lot of confusion in this country between porcini, the Italian name, and cèpes, which is the ...
When Beck is talking with William Walker, the cloth on Walker's shoulder changes in position repeatedly.
In the U.S. version, the only opening credit (after the Universal and Columbia logos) is "The Rundown" - and that appears eight minutes into the film. All other credits (actors, director, producers, writers, et al.) appear at the end of the film.
International prints swapped opening logos - Columbia was first, followed by Universal.
$18,553,765 28 September 2003