About

A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. However, the park is anything but amusing as the security systems go off-line and the dinosaurs escape.

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Directed by

Steven Spielberg

Written by

Michael Crichton (Screenplay)
David Koepp (Screenplay)

Runtime

127 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

An adventure 65 million years in the making.

Cast

Keywords

dinosaur island amusement park exotic island theme park dna paleontology brontosaurus tyrannosaurus rex jurassic park triceratops electric fence

Photos

Lists

#181 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#840 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#232 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Effects, Visual Effects Phil Tippett Dennis Muren Stan Winston

Oscar for Best Sound Gary Rydstrom Ron Judkins Gary Summers Shawn Murphy

Oscar for Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing Richard Hymns Gary Rydstrom