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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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With every sound, with every heartbeat, there will be more to fear than ever before See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

18 July 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

JP3  »

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 »


When Ellie is walking toward Alan with her toddler, her shirt gets pulled a little bit of the way up her belly and then it falls again. When she's by Alan, her belly is covered. But at that moment as the scene changes, Ellie's belly button is showing. See more »


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15 July 2001 | by (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

JP1 was pretty good, JP2 was decent, and JP3 continues the horrific trend, producing a large pile of t-rex fecies. This movie was incredibly boring, unrealisitc, and just all around terrible. There is no scientific angle to it whatsoever. It is just stupid people running from dinosaurs. The only good thing about it is that it is only 90 minutes long, and I am no longer scared of dinosaurs. In fact, I find them funny. If you have insomnia and are looking for something to put you to sleep, I highly recomend this movie. 3/10

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