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The Lost World (1998)

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A scientist discovers dinosaurs on a remote plateau in Mongolia.

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A scientist discovers dinosaurs on a remote plateau in Mongolia.

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The Original Adventure To A World Like No Other

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Rated R for some sci-fi violence/gore | See all certifications »
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World  »

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Michael Sinelnikoff also played Dr. Summerlee in the TV Series The Lost World (1999). See more »

Goofs

In the museum when Challenger is giving his lecture, the camera zooms out of a carnivorous dinosaur's mouth. The dinosaur is mounted in a horizontal, not vertical standing, which would have been correct for the period. Also, Challenger and Summerlee comment on the live dinosaurs on the Plateau as standing in a different way than originally conceived. This makes no sense if they have a skeleton set up that way in their museum. See more »

Quotes

Amanda White: [Looking at the view threw binoculars] What an incredible view.
John Roxton: [Looking at Amanda's chest] It sure is.
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Scenes which appear to place a dinosaur in jeopardy were simulated. No dinosaur was injured, harmed or mistreated in the making of this motion picture. See more »

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Patrick Bergin goes to the Lost World
25 October 2008 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

The choleric, maniacal and bearded Challenger (as Doyle described him in the book) is, by a strange choice of casting, portrayed by a polite, serious Patrick Bergin after a shave here. However, this movie still is way better than the almost simultaneously produced kiddie version for Berlusconi's TV with John Rhys-Davies. It is the darkest among the many adaptations, more reminding me "King Kong" or an Indiana Jones adventure than "Lost World", but it is moving fast and surely entertaining. My main complaint: I didn't like the mad mercenary David Nerman made out of John Roxton. The creatures were not too exactly following today's palaeontological knowledge, but hey, they're movie monsters! Special FX aren't top of the crop, but obviously they didn't have the big budget for more. Michael Sinelnikoff as Summerlee returned a year later for the TV series with the same title (otherwise, this movie is not related to that production). Not a good movie, all in all, but not too bad either.


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