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The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  23 May 1997 (USA)
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A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.

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Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, John Hammond reveals to Ian Malcolm that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar. Left alone since the disaster, the dinosaurs have flourished, and Hammond is anxious that the world see them in their "natural" environment before they are exploited. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@imdb.com>

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Rated PG-13 for intense sci-fi terror and violence | See all certifications »

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$73,000,000 (estimated)

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$90,161,880 (USA) (23 May 1997)

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$229,074,524 (USA) (10 October 1997)
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Michael Crichton named the title after Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's book of the same name. See more »

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Obvious stunt double for Kelly during her gymnastic move before she kicks the velociraptor out the window. See more »

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[first lines]
Mrs. Deirdre Bowman: I love you. Thank you so much. Fabulous!
[a glass of white wine is poured]
Mrs. Deirdre Bowman: Thank you, Geoffrey.
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Mrs. Deirdre Bowman: We'll also take a bottle of red, as well. Thank you.
Geoffrey: Certainly.
Mrs. Deirdre Bowman: Right. Now... Oh!
Mr. Paul Bowman: [handed a glass of wine] Thank you, Bernard.
Bernard: You're welcome.
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David Koepp is listed as the "unlucky bastard" because he was eaten by the T-Rex. Koepp wrote the screenplay. See more »

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Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, op. 13 'Pathetique'
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Courtesy of Naxos of America
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The first and unfortunately last great sequel to the original Jurassic Park.
28 June 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Steven Spielberg's superb follow up to his original dinosaur classic finds Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) with the help of John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) trying to protect what survives the original Jurassic Park in a sequel that truly lives up to it's name sake. Julianne Moore, Vince Vaughn, Arliss Howard and the great Pete Postlethweite rounds out the cast in a darker, more relentless film that has some of the best action sequences ever filmed for a Jurassic Park movie. While the film is not with out it's faults, this movie is with out a doubt the second best film in the series. Sadly, neither Spielberg and Goldblum return for the next two sequels in the series and the quality of the series definitely take a sharp dive in quality with their departure.

Which is a shame because the Jurassic Park series deserved more than the dumb and badly acted monster movies they have become since Spielberg and Goldblum left the series after this film.


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