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Jurassic Park III (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  18 July 2001 (USA)
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A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Alan Grant to go to Isla Sorna (the second InGen dinosaur lab.), resulting in an unexpected landing...and unexpected new inhabitants on the island.



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Dr. Alan Grant is now a happy man with the previous incidents of Jurassic Park now behind him. Grant is that happy that he announce in public, that nothing on Earth can persuade him back onto the islands. Maybe nothing, except Paul Kirby. Kirby and his wife, Amanda want a plane to fly them over Isla Sorna, with Dr. Grant as their guide. But not everything Kirby says is true. When the plane lands, Dr. Grant realizes that there is another reason why they are there, that he doesn't know of. Now, Dr. Grant is stuck on an island he has never been on before, with what was a plane journey now turned into a search party. Written by Film_Fan

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

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Release Date:

18 July 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office


$93,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£4,762,155 (UK) (20 July 2001)


$181,166,115 (USA) (14 December 2001)

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As he leaves Dr. Sattler's house, Dr. Grant says that he is "The last of my breed." Ironically, he is driving an Oldsmobile Intrigue, which was one of the last Oldsmobiles made. General Motors closed the Oldsmobile division less than three years after the film's release. See more »


The two D size batteries would not be able to supply either the correct voltage or the proper amount of current to power the camcorder. See more »


[first lines]
Enrique Cardoso: Here you go, my friend.
Ben Hildebrand: Make sure you get as close as you can! I'll give you something extra if you make it a good trip!
Enrique Cardoso: Hey, I'm gonna get you close, my friend, but not too close, eh. You don't want to be eaten.
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Crazy Credits

The Roman numeral "III" in the opening title logo is formed by a trio of claw marks. See more »


Spoofs The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) See more »


Big Hat, No Cattle
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Randy Newman
Courtesy of Dreamworks Records
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Were the filmmakers high when they made this terrible film?
20 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Awful follow up to the first two Steven Spielberg dinosaur epics finds Sam Neill anchoring a brainless, exploitative and almost unwatchable monster movie that lacks the intelligence, fun and brains that made the first two Spielberg films memorable. The special effects look like a major down grade from the last two films and the dinosaurs look more like mechanical puppets. Sam Neill is a very good actor but not even he could mask the contempt he has on his face for staring in this film. Sam did not look like he wanted to be there and his performance reflexes that in spades. The story makes no sense and the actions by the characters are so far out there that you are screaming in disbelieve on how stupid they are. William H Macy is a great actor and even he looks miserable being in this film. Macy in his credit is actually somewhat funny but not much else. Tea Leoni, who can be a very decent actor is just horrid here and Alessandro Nivola gives a useless performance and he's a good indie actor.

I don't know what made the filmmakers here to go low rent but its the worst sequel in the series.

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