Lost World: Jurassic Park

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THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK is director Steven Spielberg's sequel to his original dinosaur thriller. Dr. Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) returns for more dino-horror when, four years after the disaster at the would-be amusement park, another expedition is mounted by millionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough). To document the natural behavior of the beasts at a mysterious Site B, Hammond sends a team comprising Malcolm; Malcolm's girlfriend, paleontologist Dr. Sarah Harding (Julianne Moore); and a wildlife videographer (Vince Vaughn). They face adversity in the form of a less-than-scrupulous big-game hunter (Pete Postlethwaite) and, of course, the terrible lizards themselves. The film is loosely based on Michael Crichton's novel THE LOST WORLD, which was named after the 1912 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novel of the same name. Spielberg proved his determination to alternate making socially conscious films with directing movies of sheer entertainment value; his prior film to THE LOST WORLD was SCHINDLER'S LIS...

Credits

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David Koepp

Key Information

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1997

Languages

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English

VHS Editions

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VHS: Collector's Edition2hr 9minUniversal Studios Home VideoOctober 10, 2000PG-13 (MPAA)096898650038Sound Features: Surround, Stereo, VHS: Spanish Subtitles2hr 9minUniversal Studios Home VideoNovember 04, 1997PG-13 (MPAA)096898339339Sound Features: HiFi, Surround, Digital, Stereo, THX, VHS: Widescreen2hr 9minUniversal Studios Home VideoNovember 04, 1997PG-13 (MPAA)096898339438Sound Features: HiFi, Surround, Digital, Stereo, THX, VHS2hr 9minCritics' ChoicePG-13 (MPAA), VHS2hr 9minCritics' ChoicePG-13 (MPAA), VHS2hr 9minUniversal Studios Home VideoFebruary 05, 2002PG-13 (MPAA)096898976237Sound Features: HiFi, VHS2hr 9minUniversal Studios Home VideoNovember 04, 1997PG-13 (MPAA)096898309837Sound Features: HiFi, Surround, Digital, Stereo, THX

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(05/23/1997, p.1D, Mike Clark): "...Dino-mighty effects. These are inconceivably great..." , (05/23/1997, p.38, Lloyd Sachs): "...Spielberg lets his visual wit fly....Enjoyable...", (05/23/1997, p.C1, Stephen Holden): "...Terrifically entertaining...", (05/30/1997, p.48-9, Owen Gleiberman): "...Spielberg gives us many, many dinosaurs...and he choreographs their movements with a magician's sense of play....Good fun: deft, scary, engrossing..."