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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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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 according to plan? A park employee attempts to steal dinosaur embryos, critical security systems are shut down and it now becomes a race for survival with dinosaurs roaming freely over the island. Written by Film_Fan

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Remember. Return. Relive in 3D. Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the adventure 65 million years in the making. [3D re-release] 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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$63,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£32,723,932 (UK) (13 August 1993)

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SGD 4,700,000 (Singapore)
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Trivia

Michael Crichton estimated that the screenplay has about 10 to 20% of the novel's content. See more »

Goofs

After the Explorer has fallen out of the tree, the camera zooms into the wheel, where a reflection of a face is visible. See more »

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Tim: [a Brachiosaur] It looks like it has a cold.
Dr. Alan Grant: Yeah, maybe.
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The closing shot of the helicopter flying towards the horizon forms an initial backdrop for the end credits. See more »

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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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A Tree For My Bed
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Composed, Conducted, and Produced by John Williams
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Groundbreaking!
26 February 2004 | by (Malvern, England) – See all my reviews

This was obviously the most sophisticated portrayal of dinosaurs at the time, and it doesn't age a bit. Sam Neill plays Dr Alan Grant, a paleontologist who is persuaded to check out Richard Attenborough's new theme park, only to find that he has managed to clone dinosaurs. There is plenty of action, and the dinos look so real as to be positively scary! Sam Neill puts in his usual incredibly brilliant performance, and you can really believe he is acting with the creatures! Jeff Goldblum as usual seems to play himself, as Professor Ian Malcolm, an expert in chaos theory who is convinced the park is a bad idea. The cast are amazing, the effects are amazing, this whole movie is amazing. It doesn't get any better than this!


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