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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Sam Neill
William H Macy
Alessandro Nivola
Tea Leoni
Directors
Joe Johnston
Screenwriters
Peter Buchman
Jim Taylor
Alexander Payne
Running Time
92 minutes

Jurassic Park 3
This third entry in the series regains the thrills absent from The Lost World.


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Plot
Eight years after escaping the dinosaur rampage on Isla Nublar, palaeontologist Alan Grant is shanghaied to abandoned breeding site Isla Sorna by the Kirbys, on a desperate search for their son. When their plane crashes, the 'rescue party' learn that Grant's controversial theory of velociraptor intelligence is correct, as they become they prey...


Verdict
Short, scrappy and intermittently scary, this sequel skews young. It lacks the scale, the chills and the wonder of the original, but is more fun as a thrill ride than its sequel predecessor - and certainly gives good pterodactyl.


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