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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. Alan Grant to go to Isla Sorna (the second InGen dinosaur lab.), resulting in an unexpected landing...and unexpected new inhabitants on the island.

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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

This wasn't the first time that Trevor Morgan had to deal with dinosaurs, let alone a purple and green Tyrannosaurus Rex with the diet of an omnivore that could talk, sing and dance while encouraging younger children to use their imaginations. Under the lead role of Cody Newton in Barney's Great Adventure (1998), he had to tolerate (and warm up to) the whimsical escapades of the eponymous protagonist. See more »

Goofs

After escaping from the spinosaurus and deciding not to drop the raptor eggs, the main characters go down the spiral staircase. Right before the metal stairs they find below break under the weight of Dr. Grant, the camera pans down the stairs and the clean cut where the stairs are about to break can clearly be seen two stairs down. The camera pulls back, and clean cuts can also be seen on the railings of both sides of the staircase just where it breaks. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in Aberrant Forms: A Jurassic Short (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Barney Is a Dinosaur
Lyrics by Stephen Bates (as Stephen Bates Baltes)
Music - Traditional
Arrangement by Joseph Phillips (as Joseph K. Phillips)
Courtesy of Lyrick Studios
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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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