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Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (1996)

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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
Anthony Peck ...
Gen. Pete Mercer
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Sanders
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B.T. Coolidge
Billy Burnette ...
Furguson
Morgan Englund ...
Rossi
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Sergeant
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Proudfoot
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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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Storyline

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 opening sequence, the sergeant just finishes relieving himself from the back of a moving jeep when he reacts to an explosion before it actually happens. See more »

Quotes

[When being attacked, and crammed in to a cramped space]
Dr. Hodges: There something I should tell you.
Col. Rance Higgins: Whats that?
Dr. Hodges: I'm clausterphobic
Col. Rance Higgins: Well, if you pass out on me now, you're dead!
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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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References Alien (1979) See more »

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Beyond a doubt, the worst film I've ever seen.
11 May 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I don't know where to start; the acting, the special effects and the writing are all about as bad as you can possibly imagine. I can't believe that the production staff reached a point where they said, "Our job is done, time for it's release". I'm just glad the first two in the series never made it as far as the UK. I would actually recommend watching this film just so you can appreciate how well made most films are.

I don't know how any of the other IMDb users could find it scary when the "terrifying" dinosaurs waddle down corridors with rubber arms flailing around.


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