• Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic Park

Release Date: June 11th, 1993

DVD Release Date: October 10th, 2000

PG-13 |2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary

In Steven Spielberg's massive blockbuster, paleontologists Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) are among a select group chosen to tour an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA. While the park's mastermind, billionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough), assures everyone that the facility is safe, they find out otherwise when various ferocious predators break free and go on the hunt.

Cast: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero, BD Wong, Joseph Mazzello

Director: Steven Spielberg

Genres: Thriller , Science Fiction , Action , Adventure

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Rescue, 1990s, Engaging, Escape, Survival

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    One great monster movie. [11 June 1993, Daily Notebook, p.C1]

  • 88
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Colossal entertainment -- the eye-popping, mind-bending, kick-out-the-jams thrill ride of summer and probably the year. show more

  • 88
    Mike ClarkUSA Today

    Spielberg's must-see is so wondrous at depicting things that go crunch in the night that its human characterizations and pokey exposition seem astonishingly halfhearted… On a "people" level, Park isn't “Jaws,” but on a jolt level - oh, yes, it is. [11 June 1993, Life, p.1D]

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Awards

Winner Visual Effects
Winner Sound Effects Editing
Winner Achievement in Special Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Winner Sound
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)