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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. Grant to go to Isla Sorna, resulting in an unexpected landing, and unexpected new inhabitants on the island.

Director:

Joe Johnston

Writers:

Michael Crichton (characters), Peter Buchman | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Neill ... Dr. Alan Grant
William H. Macy ... Paul Kirby
Téa Leoni ... Amanda Kirby
Alessandro Nivola ... Billy Brennan
Trevor Morgan ... Eric Kirby
Michael Jeter ... Udesky
John Diehl ... Cooper
Bruce A. Young ... Nash
Laura Dern ... Ellie
Taylor Nichols ... Mark
Mark Harelik ... Ben Hildebrand
Julio Oscar Mechoso ... Enrique Cardoso
Blake Michael Bryan Blake Michael Bryan ... Charlie (as Blake Bryan)
Sarah Danielle Madison ... Cheryl
Linda Park ... Hannah
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Storyline

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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You know how the dream started. You know how the fantasy ended. Time to evolve from point A to site B. Get ready for the Evolution of Adventure See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Universal [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

18 July 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

JP3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$93,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,771,645, 22 July 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$181,171,875

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$368,780,809
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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Trevor Morgan, who plays Eric Kirby, also played Scott Anspaugh on ER (1994). Scott Anspaugh was the son of Dr. Donald Anspaugh (John Aylward), who was Chief of Staff. In Jurassic Park III, he plays William H. Macy's son. William H. Macy played Dr. David Morganstern on ER, who was the Chief of Surgery. ER was also created by Michael Crichton, the creator of the Jurassic Park franchise. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Grant is talking to Eric on the boat you can see/tell that the boat is moving when the camera is on Dr. Grant, but it's still when the camera is on Eric. See more »

Quotes

[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 »

Connections

Referenced in The Making of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001) See more »

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Tree People
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Composed by Don Davis
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Excruciatingly Bad
27 July 2003 | by planetlarssSee all my reviews

What a wasted of time and talent. A movie so bad that it even makes some of the finest actors around look like they came out of dinner theater. The story is nothing more than a summery of a real story and the acting is way below averaged. The Dinosaurs even look embarrass to be on camera, and they themselves don't look as well as they did in the first two movies. The movie barely gets anywhere before it ends, and is not even as long as the others in the series. I really loved Jurassic Park and The Lost World but this movie is just too disappointing to be added to my Jurassic Park collection.

Entertaining for those who are sleep deprive only, and maybe they might even turn off the tape before the movie ends.


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