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Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (1996)

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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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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In America, the film's alternative title is Primal Species. It was originally going to not part of Carnosaur series. See more »

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In the opening convoy scene, the troops are not wearing US uniforms. Troops never had desert camo t-shirts and the US helmets were liners without the 'pot'. See more »

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Officer: It's like a Friday the 13th Nightmare.
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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 Die xue jie tou (1990) See more »

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9 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest movies i've ever seen. I rented it as a joke, expecting to get a giggle out of the first few scenes, and let me just say I've never laughed so hard in my life. The first scene where ninjas randomly pop out of the air and start a huge and ridiculous fire fight is one of the most incredibly funny stupid action movie moments of my life. This is not a dinosaur movie, but more a movie that makes fun (and doesn't mean to at all) of the action genre. I didn't see the first two, but judging by the complexity of the plot, I don't think there's to much I missed. If you wanna see a movie that goes great with a six pack or any herbal remedy, than I insist you rent this movie and sit back and watch a 100 years of advancement in cinema get thrown in the trash and get shat on by carnosours


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