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The Lost World (1998)

A scientist discovers dinosaurs on a remote plateau in Mongolia.

Director:

Bob Keen

Writers:

Arthur Conan Doyle (novel), Vince Di Clemente (additional dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Patrick Bergin ... Challenger
Jayne Heitmeyer ... Amanda White
Julian Casey ... Malone
David Nerman ... John Roxton
Michael Sinelnikoff ... Summerlee
Gregoriane Minot Payeur Gregoriane Minot Payeur ... Djena
Jack Langedijk Jack Langedijk ... Maple White
Russell Yuen ... Azbek / Myar
James Bradford James Bradford ... Lord Thomas
Jacques Lessard Jacques Lessard ... Oscar Perreault
Martin Sims Martin Sims ... Student
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Goûchy Boy ... Neanderthal Voices (voice) (as Gouchy Boy)
Michael Gurman Michael Gurman ... Neanderthal Voices (voice)
Michel Perron Michel Perron ... Neanderthal Voices (voice)
Sam Stone Sam Stone ... Neanderthal Voices (voice)
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Storyline

A scientist discovers dinosaurs on a remote plateau in Mongolia.

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Taglines:

The Original Adventure To A World Like No Other

Genres:

Adventure | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sci-fi violence/gore | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1999 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World See more »

Filming Locations:

Australia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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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Crazy Credits

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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Version of The Lost World (1960) See more »

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One of my childhood favorites. I'm still looking forward on watching it again.
20 February 2007 | by vip_ebriegaSee all my reviews

My Take: Decent, violent and rarely-seen adaptation.

I do have the book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, but I haven't read it yet. I was only familiar with the characters in Doyle's tale when I watched this movie many years ago, when I was a kid. I really loved it as a kid, because I loved Dinosaurs that much back then. I watched this movie a lot of times. There were a lot of reruns of this movie back then. Sure, it was not "Jurassic Park", but I still loved it.

I know many of you are confused due to the numerous remakes of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic story in the 90's, that you mistake this movie from something else. As for me, I only know two "Lost World" movies. This and Steven Spielberg's hit sequel to "Jurassic Park". Both are good films. Even though the film delivers a lot of flaws and errors in paleontology or in the novel, I'm still looking forward on watching it again. I've forgotten a lot about it when I last watched it as a kid. So I'm looking forward for another rerun, or better yet, a video copy of my own.

TV movie rating: *** out of 5.


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