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Jurassic Park (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  11 June 1993 (USA)
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During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

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Storyline

Huge advancements in scientific technology have enabled a mogul to create an island full of living dinosaurs. John Hammond has invited four individuals, along with his two grandchildren, to join him at Jurassic Park. But will everything go to plan? Especially when one of the parks' own workers attempts to steal the dinosaur embryos, and has to shut down critical security systems in the process. It's now a race for survival with dangerous creatures roaming all over the island. Written by Film_Fan

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Unleash the Beasts. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for intense science fiction terror | See all certifications »

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11 June 1993 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$63,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£32,723,932 (UK) (13 August 1993)

Gross:

SGD 4,700,000 (Singapore)
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Trivia

The leaf Ellie examines is something she took en route, and its in the trailer but not the film. See more »

Goofs

When Ellie and Muldoon arrive at the T. rex habitat after Grant and the children are attacked, you will notice Ellie's flashlight beaming onto a flat backdrop with trees clearly painted on it as she is stepping out of the vehicle. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Ian Malcolm: Come on, we gotta get out of here! Now! Now! Right now! Let's go. The kids?
[the T. Rex emerges from the trees and roars and begins chasing the Jeep]
Dr. Ian Malcolm: Must go faster!
[T. Rex catching up to the Jeep]
Dr. Ellie Sattler: Shit! Shit!
Dr. Ian Malcolm: Here it comes! Stand on it! Fifth gear! Fifth gear!
Muldoon: [after the T. Rex gets close, Malcolm jolts back into the gear shift] Get off the stick. Bloody move!
Dr. Ellie Sattler: [Seeing a huge tree branch across the road] Look out!
Muldoon: Down!
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QUE MILAGRO CHAPARRITA
Written by Dolores Ayala Olivares
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As said, the Definitive blockbuster movie
8 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What can be said about this movie that hasn't already been said? Who knows. We all know that this has some of the greatest special effects, even today. Also, if there's anything that can match the awesome T-Rex, it's the movie's musical score. I swear, listen to it more than once, and you're bound to see the movie yet again, if for that sole reason. It's that powerful. Oh sure, acting isn't this movie's strong suit, but who looks for acting in a Dinosaur thriller? Who?!

Anyway, I think I've made my point. Jurassic Park: One of America's greatest classics. Steven Spielberg created magic with this movie. If you haven't seen it once, you haven't seen it at all.


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