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Carnosaur 2 (1995)

A team of scientists go to a nuclear mining facility to investigate a possible meltdown and instead find a large amount of cloned dinosaurs.

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Jack Reed
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Jesse Turner
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Sarah Rawlins
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Joanne Galloway
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Joe Walker
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Hal Mosley
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Davey Lewis
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Ed O'Brien
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A team of scientists go to a nuclear mining facility to investigate a possible meltdown and instead find a large amount of cloned dinosaurs.

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Trivia

The Deinonychus from the first film were replaced by Velociraptors in the sequel. However, the exact same Deinonychus costume molds from the first film were used to create the bodies for the Raptor costumes; only the heads/necks were changed to reflect the longer neck and snout that distinguish the two dinosaurs. Close-ups were achieved using puppet heads with mechanical devices. See more »

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When the raptor is pulling Rawlin's arm off, the puppeteers's brown shoe is visible at the bottom right corner of the screen (full screen version). See more »

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Jesse Turner: Eat this, Barney.
[rams T-rex down 200 foot hole with the forklift]
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Independence Day (1983) (2016) See more »

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Venom
Written and Performed by Jeffrey R. Whitcher
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Carnosaur 2 is Aliens
15 February 2014 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

Whereas the first was a Monster-on-the-loose in a small town kind of movie, this one is much more of a cramped low-lighted enclosed-space survival horror along the likes of the video game Dino Crises. To start off, I want to To start off, I want to make it clear that Aliens is one of my all-time favorite science fiction/horror movies, and this movie is Aliens. It's as if they took the exact same script but turned Ripley into a male, Newt into a male, set it at a facility in the desert instead of another planet, and replace the aliens with Raptors, and then you've got this movie. I am not kidding when I say it's the exact same movie as Aliens. Even some of the dialog is word for word the exact same. And you know what? I'm fine with that, because it ended up making for a damn entertaining movie. I always say that if you're going to rip something off, rip off something good.


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