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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dr. Alan Grant
... Paul Kirby
... Amanda Kirby
... Billy Brennan
... Eric Kirby
... Udesky
... Cooper
... Nash
... Ellie
... Mark
... Ben Hildebrand
... Enrique Cardoso
Blake Michael Bryan ... Charlie (as Blake Bryan)
... Cheryl
... 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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Rated PG-13 for intense sci-fi terror and violence | See all certifications »

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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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Trivia

When Dr. Grant, Billy and the Kirby's are in the bar, the last shot is on Grants face as he prepares to name his price. The background musical lyrics are "Lies, Lies, Lies" See more »

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Trees suddenly appear on a previously treeless beach as the helicopter takes off. 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 opening credits of "Universal Pictures Presents" and "An Amblin Entertainment Production" and then the title "Jurassic Park III" don't appear until right when the end credits are done. See more »


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Big Hat, No Cattle
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Randy Newman
Courtesy of Dreamworks Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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Dumber by installment
16 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

If the first of this seemingly interminable series was rather far-fetched, at least it didn't push to the extremes of absurdity (well, maybe not more than a few times); Jurassic Park III does practically from the start. Dinosaurs and pterosaurs are constantly depicted exhibiting traits that might be believable in primates, dog packs or even domesticated animals but would be ridiculous to attribute to reptiles; the writers go so far as to mention the "alpha male" of a pack of large herbivores - I guess that makes it sound more "authentic"... Even in the original movie such behavior strained credibility past the breaking point on a few occasions, such as having a dinosaur burst through solid walls as if it recognized what a wall is and anticipated what would be on the other side - was that a tyrannosaurus or Godzilla? How many wild animals has anyone ever seen demonstrate such behavior? With each movie the 'raptors become more and more fiendishly clever; by the time V or VI rolls out (probably on direct-to-video), you might almost expect to hear one of them say, "I am your father!"


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