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Jurassic World (2015)

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A new theme park, built on the original site of Jurassic Park, creates a genetically modified hybrid dinosaur, which escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.

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Colin Trevorrow

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Pratt ... Owen
Bryce Dallas Howard ... Claire
Irrfan Khan ... Masrani
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Hoskins
Ty Simpkins ... Gray
Nick Robinson ... Zach
Jake Johnson ... Lowery
Omar Sy ... Barry
BD Wong ... Dr. Henry Wu
Judy Greer ... Karen
Lauren Lapkus ... Vivian
Brian Tee ... Hamada
Katie McGrath ... Zara
Andy Buckley ... Scott
Eric Edelstein ... Paddock Supervisor
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Storyline

22 years after the original Jurassic Park failed, the new park (also known as Jurassic World) is open for business. After years of studying genetics the scientists on the park genetically engineer a new breed of dinosaur. When everything goes horribly wrong, will our heroes make it off the island? Written by ahmetkozan

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The park is open.


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of science-fiction violence and peril | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ebb Tide See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$208,806,270, 12 June 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$652,270,625

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,670,400,637
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Trivia

Owen riding alongside the raptors is a callback from a line said by John Hammond in the first movie, "they imprint on the first creature they come into contact with, it helps them to trust me" Owen clearly ran with that and made sure that he was present for the birth of every raptor, which in turn means that technically he's their father-figure (he even says as much to Claire) the very act of riding with them like that may help to cement his status as part of the pack, on the website it states that he hunts with them and riding a motorbike like that is probably the only way a human can keep up with raptors, hes intergrated himself into their pack dynamic as best as a human can, it also brings to mind the point Ian Malcolm brought up in the novel The Lost World, that intelligent animals such as raptors need to raise their young for them to pick up non-instinctual habits; the reason the raptors portrayed in the previous movies were overwhelmingly vicious is because they had no proper upbringing to teach them to behave otherwise. See more »

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The gyrospheres are terribly impractical. The smooth surface of the glass sphere would provide no traction, especially for traversing hills. There is no mechanism to keep the glass doors closed. Most importantly, there is no means of ventilation. Occupants would surely suffocate after extended use. See more »

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Karen: Boys, let's do this!
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Welcome To Jurassic World
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A nod to the original and even more
12 June 2015 | by alexander-rumpfSee all my reviews

As a young boy, dinosaurs were the greatest thing on earth (well, the greatest thing that once WAS on earth) for me. I knew most of their names (like Gray in JW) and had my plastic dinosaurs fighting themselves, evil, and sometimes also good. You can imagine my excitement when I first saw Jurassic Park and I was truly blown away by the idea. I still somehow wish that I could actually experience the events in the movie, although I understand the critic that the author of the novel, Michael Crichton, wanted to express. Much of that critic is lost in the third sequel to the original movie, 22 years after its original release, at least it's hidden very deep in the plot. The scientists have created a new super- species, filled the missing pieces of DNA up with genes of amphibians that all have certain survival-powers, and it all goes terribly wrong, much because the dinosaurs are being underestimated as they always were. So is it a reboot of the first movie? At least a bit. They are referring to the first movie all the time, examples: A control guy wearing an Jurassic Park shirt proudly says he got an original shirt (shown in part 1 several times) for $150 from eBay, they run through degenerated original buildings and one time the kids even drive an original van that they repaired competently. New park-owner Masrani says that John Hammond told him on his death bed to "spare no expense", which was one of the funniest scenes in the movie, yet Masrani doesn't want to commercialize the park too much. That's where the movie starts being perfectly self-ironic: one control guy (the one with the classic shirt) jokingly suggests, in order to please the investors, to name newly bred species after companies, "so how about Pepsi-Saurus"? The movie indeed is full of product placements, I counted at least 9 brands and logos that are shown or mentioned during the film. So what is the purpose of the movie? Mainly, I guess, it's meant as a nostalgic, yet up-to-date experience/excuse for all those fans who were bitterly disappointed by the Parts II&III. It's exciting, contains a little love story, it's got wit, social criticism and excellently animated dinosaurs. It shows that 22 years after Jurassic Park, movie heroes are still being chauvinist and women are still stronger and braver as they are pictured in most (other) movies. And, finally, it fulfills every fans biggest desire: man and dinosaur, at last fighting side by side. That's probably why I'd give it an even better rating than the original Jurassic Park movie, although of course classic scenes like the shaking water glass will probably never be outperformed. Résumé: Director Colin Trevorrow manages to create an enthralling and visually stunning homage to the original which at some points brilliantly steps out of the shadow of its role model and finally puts the conciliatory end to the dinosaur universe that we, the fans, truly deserved.


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