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The Making of 'Jurassic Park' (1995)

Behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Jurassic Park" narrated by James Earl Jones.

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John Schultz

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John Schultz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Earl Jones ... Himself - Host
Steven Spielberg ... Himself
Michael Crichton ... Himself - Author, 'Jurassic Park'
Stan Winston ... Himself - Live Action Dinosaurs
Phil Tippett ... Himself - Dinosaur Supervisor
Jack Horner Jack Horner ... Himself - Paleontologist Consultant
Dennis Muren ... Himself - Full-Motion Dinosaurs
Mark A.Z. Dippé ... Himself - Co-Visual Effects Supervisor
Rick Carter ... Himself - Production Designer
Dean Cundey ... Himself - Director of Photography
Michael Lantieri Michael Lantieri ... Himself - Special Dinosaur Effects
Michael Kahn ... Himself - Film Editor
Eric Armstrong ... Himself - Computer Graphics Animator
Tom St. Amand Tom St. Amand ... Himself - Animator
Craig Hayes Craig Hayes ... Himself - Computer Interface Engineer
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This documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Jurassic Park, one of the 90's biggest hits and a milestone in special effects development. Narrated by James Earl Jones, it includes footage of the filming process, as well as interviews with director Steven Spielberg, and other members of the cast and crew, who give their insights into what it was like working together on this project and the efforts it took to bring the film to completion. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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A behind-the-scenes look at one of the most amazing motion pictures of all time.

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

9 October 2000 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Filmando 'Jurassic Park' See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Narrator James Earl Jones was an alternate choice for the tour guide voice in the film, had Richard Kiley not been available. See more »

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The Universal logo shakes at the begining. See more »

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Features Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) See more »

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Theme from Jurassic Park
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Composed by John Williams
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A great behind the scene featurette presentation

This is a great behind the scenes look at one of the finest movies made in the recent past. Everything from Crighton's inception of the idea to the pre-production dilemmas to the actual production is laid bare here and there are some stunning footage. Especially fascinating is a scene where we see Spielberg direct a scene and you can clearly see his enthusiasm and passion. The works of Stan Winston and his studio in creating animatronics of the giant reptiles is nothing short of magic. If you are a film student or just plain fascinated by the workings of this film then this is a great documentary to see.


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