Jurassic Park (1993) Movie Review

Jurassic Park (1993)

1993 | PG-13 | Thriller, Sci-Fi, Adventure
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User Score: 67/100

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During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Steven Spielberg‘s 1993 mega-hit rivals Jaws as the most intense and frightening film he’d ever made prior to Schindler’s List, but it was also among his weakest stories. Based on Michael Crichton’s novel about an island amusement park populated by cloned dinosaurs, the film works best as a thrill ride with none of the interesting human dynamics of Spielberg’s Jaws. That lapse proves unfortunate, but there’s no shortage of raw terror as a rampaging T-rex and nasty raptors try to make fast food out of the cast. The effects are still astonishing (despite the fact that the computer-generated technology has since been improved upon) and at times primeval, such as the sight of a herd of whatever-they-are scampering through a valley. —Tom Keogh

About Jurassic Park (1993)

Title: Jurassic Park
Year: 1993
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Neill, Roy Scheider, Christopher John Fields, Jophery C. Brown, Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc, Whit Hertford, Jeff Goldblum, Gary Rodriguez, Ariana Richards, BD Wong, Miguel Sandoval, Laura Dern, Bob Peck, Brad M. Bucklin, Martin Ferrero, Michael Lantieri, Wayne Knight, Gerald R. Molen, Cameron Thor, Dean Cundey, Tom Mishler, Greg Burson, Adrian Escober, Richard Attenborough, Richard Kiley, Laura Burnett, Joseph Mazzello, Brian Smrz
Director: Steven Spielberg
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.3/5 stars from 12 users. Votes: 12.
Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13

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