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Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (1996)

R  |   |  Action, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  17 January 1997 (USA)
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International terrorists get a surprise when their cargo turns out to contain living dinosaurs. The army commando team now have to think fast, if they want to prevent the extinction of the human species, instead of the reptiles.

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Col. Rance Higgins
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Dr. Hodges
Rick Dean ...
Polchek
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Gen. Pete Mercer
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Sanders
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B.T. Coolidge
Billy Burnette ...
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Morgan Englund ...
Rossi
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Dolan
Abraham Gordon ...
Billings
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Police Officer Wilson (as Michael James McDonald)
David Roberson ...
Johnson
Jonathan Winfrey ...
Bob
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International terrorists are terrified when their hijacked cargo turns out to be genetically engineered dinosaurs. Now... the army commando team attempting recovery of this secret cargo is about to make the same deadly discovery! Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Terror will never be extinct.

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Trivia

Adam Simon and Louis Morneau (directors of the first two films respectively) are credited as "Carnosaur Consultants" in this film See more »

Goofs

In the scene with the general, his uniform is incorrect. He mixes medals with ribbons on Class A, and the US-lapel device is the one worn by enlisted men, not officers. The desert camo uniform worn by the hero has epaulets, not a feature of US uniforms, and for some reason is buttoned all the way to the throat. See more »

Quotes

Officer: It's like a Friday the 13th Nightmare.
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Crazy Credits

The American Dinosaur Association monitored all dinosaur action. Scenes depicting violence to dinosaurs were simulated. No dinosaur was harmed or mistreated during the making of this film. See more »

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Referenced in Movie Friends: Prashant Prabhakar (2013) See more »

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Gore galore!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
12 May 2003 | by (pembroke,massachusetts.) – See all my reviews

A group of military troops are trapped in a wear-house where they are killed-off by killer reptilian menaces.Although the

dinosaurs are a bit unconvincing,there is some great gore; lots of severed heads and blood splatters,making this one fun b-movie. And actually, the script and direction are not that bad, and the acting and production values are not that bad,when compared to other direct-to-video titles released around the time. Also be on the look-out for a strange (but truly unique) musical score by Kevin Kiner.


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